World Knowledge Forum Speakers

Michele Wucker

¡ÇGray Rhino¡Ç

Michele Wucker is founder of Gray Rhino & Company ( and the author, most recently, of the influential international best seller, THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore. She coined the term ¡°gray rhino¡± and introduced it in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2013. She has been recognized as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a Guggenheim Fellow, among other honors. She speaks regularly at high-level events around the world. Her previous leadership positions include Vice President for Studies at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; President of the World Policy Institute in New York City; and Latin America Bureau Chief at International Financing Review. Her first two books are LOCKOUT: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right and WHY THE COCKS FIGHT: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola.
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