Official bio (short version)
Michele Wucker is a global thought leader with nearly three decades of experience in media and non-profit management and content. She is the author of THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore (St Martin’s Press, April 5, 2016). She also is the author of LOCKOUT: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right (PublicAffairs, 2006/7) and WHY THE COCKS FIGHT: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola (Hill & Wang, 1999/2000). She has been honored as a 2009 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a 2007 Guggenheim Fellow. In 2015, she founded Gray Rhino & Company to help leaders and organizations to identify and strategize responses to risks that are neglected despite -or sometimes because of- their size. Her previous positions include Vice President for Studies at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; President of the World Policy Institute, which she re-launched in 2007; and Latin America Bureau Chief at International Financing Review. Her writing has appeared in publications around the world including CNN.com, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. She has been interviewed by many media including National Public Radio, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and Fox News.
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