Michele Wucker is a global thought leader with three decades of experience in media, global economics analysis, policy development, and think tank management. Her third book is The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore (St Martin’s Press, April 2016). She also is the author of LOCKOUT: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right (Public Affairs) and Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians and the Struggle For Hispaniola (FSG/Hill & Wang, 1999). A 2009 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, among other honors, she has been widely interviewed by US and international media including MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, and NPR. In 2007 she led the restructuring of the World Policy Institute and World Policy Journal in New York City. She also has held positions as Vice President for Studies at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Latin America Bureau Chief at International Financing Review. She is a mentor-editor for The OpEd Project, an Oxfam Sisters of the Planet Ambassador, and a member of the Advisory Boards of The DREAM Project and Womensphere.
Awards and Recognition
- Guggenheim Fellow, 2007
- World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, 2009
- American Council on Germany Young Leader, 2008
- Womens Media Center Progressive Womens Voices Alumna, 2008