The 2016 IQLA Laureate is Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation (www.rockefellerfoundation.org), a position she has held since March 2005. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania and the provost of Yale University.
The first women to lead the Foundation in its 102-year history, Dr. Rodin has recalibrated the institution’s focus areas and goals to create and scale innovative solutions to 21st century problems in an era marked by unprecedented disruption, volatility, and complexity. The Rockefeller Foundation today supports work that promotes more inclusive economies and strengthens resilience to social, economic and physical challenges—affirming its pioneering philanthropic mission since 1913 to promote the well-being of humanity.
Past IQLA laureates represent such diverse fields as economics, business, public policy, medicine, social justice, and the world of music and entertainment. Included among the list of distinguished former recipients are: