BMW Foundation Responsible Leader

The BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network is a diverse, collaborative, and joyful community that drives positive change. A Responsible Leader is a leader who, beyond his or her professional and personal duties, works towards social change—across communities, cultures, and countries. Responsible Leaders see challenges as an incentive to assume responsibility in a larger context, using their knowledge and skills, their networks, and their influence.

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Insights

How to Create Spaces for Sustainable Change

Creating spaces where breakthroughs can happen is an art form Japanese culture seems to have perfected. Jerrold McGrath gives insights into very special concepts of space.

Eirliani Abdul RahmanArctic Ice
Feature

Ice, Ice, Baby: Answering the Call of Nature

Activism comes with a price. Sometimes it’s fighting polar bears and jumping into ice-packed water, as Eirliani Abdul Rahman had to learn.

Portrait Diego OsorioOn Purpose
Portrait

Podcast OnPurpose with Diego Osorio

“Unfairness is something I have very little tolerance for.” This is why international advisor and match-maker Diego Osorio goes to places most people would shy away from.

Header Politic ParadigmPassanten im Business District von Sao Paulo. Brasilien, September 2011
Opinion

What Politics Should Look Like in the 21st Century

Are there innovative ways to change the political paradigm? Beatriz Pedreira from the Brazilian NGO Update has some ideas.

Eirliani Abdul Rahman skiing on the frozen Hudson Strait in Nunavut, Arctic Canada in March 2017. Photo credit: Erik Boomer.Canada
Feature

“I Am Just Going Outside and May Be Some Time”

Dream big! You don’t know where your dreams might take you. Follow Eirliani Abdul Rahman as she is preparing for an expedition to Antarctica to raise awareness for sexual child abuse.

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