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What will China’s “New Era” mean for you?

What does an ambitious and increasingly assertive China under President Xi Jinping mean for global business, the U.S., and the rest of the world?

Having consolidated power at home, Mr. Xi is calling for a restoration of China’s greatness on the world stage – with a strategy to control trade from Asia to Europe and to dominate in such areas as A.I., quantum computing, and green energy.

Joshua Cooper Ramo can help you make sense of it all with a combination of context, connections, and experience. Called “one of China’s leading foreign-born scholars,” Ramo is Vice Chairman and Co-CEO of global advisory firm Kissinger Associates. A Mandarin speaker with an unprecedented network in China, he has witnessed, firsthand, the remarkable rise of a superpower.

He is the author of the bestsellers The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It and The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune and Survival in the Age of Networks.

CEO Nancy Lublin: Driving Creativity, Change & Growth

 

Serial entrepreneur and master of disruption Nancy Lublin has built and led some of the world’s most innovative and far-reaching nonprofits, including Dress for Success, DoSomething and Crisis Text Line. She was named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine.

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has called Lublin “the entrepreneurial equivalent of Indiana Jones” for her tenacity, focus, and grit.




With a startup mentality and a passion for the greater good, Nancy has unlocked the positive potential of big data and given her organizations the explosive growth and success rarely seen in non-profits.

At just 23, Nancy launched Dress for Success, now a global nonprofit that has helped more than 850,000 women achieve economic independence. She then went on to reinvigorate DoSomething.org, turning it into one of the largest teen organizations in the world.

In 2013, she launched Crisis Text Line, America's first free 24/7 text line that uses big data to find trends and prevent crises from happening. Now an international effort, Crisis Text Line has exchanged over 50 million texts.

Lublin sits on the Board of Directors at McGraw-Hill Education and Change.org, a for-profit petition and fundraising website focused on social and political change. Lublin has been featured on Oprah, 60 Minutes, CNN, and in The New York TimesWall Street Journal, and The Economist.

Money & Power in America with Financial Times' Edward Luce

Edward Luce is one of the Financial Times’ most popular writers and “one of the finest journalists of our time.” A U.K. native, Oxford graduate, and former speechwriter for Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, he is highly regarded by policymakers, leaders, and political junkies for his insider/outsider insights on American politics and his cross-border perspectives on geopolitics and economics.

In his speeches, Luce helps organizations understand how political and economic changes and global trends will impact their operations and decision-making.

His topics include:

  • The Crisis of Western Democracy
  • The Future of Work
  • The Rise of Global Politics

His latest book, The Retreat of Western Liberalism, examines the weakening of western hegemony, the erosion of the middle class, and the future of liberal democracy. He is also the author of Time to Start Thinking: America in the Age of Descent and In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India.

At the FT, Luce is the chief U.S. columnist and commentator and has served as Washington bureau chief, Capital Markets editor, and South Asia bureau chief. With FTcolleague Rana Foroohar, Luce also writes “Swamp Notes: Money and Power in Trumps’ America,” a weekly newsletter including curated content and personal stories.

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