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2011-03-09 17:02:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bling Nation® co-CEO, Wences Casares, joins an elite group of Young Global Leaders (YGL), as The World Economic Forum honored the 2011 class of outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world. Casares was one of the 190 young leaders from 65 countries and one of only 16 YGL selections from Latin...

2011-03-09 09:13:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com, Inc. (http://www.care.com) the premier source of trustworthy family care options for children, for adults & seniors, pets and home & lifestyle, today was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for 2011. The honor, bestowed each year by the Forum, recognizes up to 200 outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment...

2009-01-28 09:02:48

The founder of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said world leaders should include banks in the global economic recovery process. We need a well-functioning financial community, we should not forget. Otherwise, we don't have a well-functioning economy, Klaus Schwab told a gathering at the opening of the prestigious conference, The Times of London reported Wednesday. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is to give the keynote address. But, in his opening remarks, Schwab focused...

2006-05-20 05:18:22

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - World Economic Forum organizers faced questions on Saturday about why representatives of Iran, Syria and Hamas were not at the business gathering in Egypt. Some 1,200 business and political leaders from across the Middle East are attending the event, but organizers said they had declined to invite the Iranian government, which is locked in a standoff with the West over its nuclear program. Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic...


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