2015 Global Thinker Hanya Yanagihara and writer Meghan O'Rourke debate the limits of pain, empathy, and romance.
Amanda Silverman is a story editor, print, for Foreign Policy. Before joining FP, she was the deputy editor of The New Republic, where she managed special projects, such as the magazine's centennial issue. Prior to that, she was the magazine's managing editor, overseeing the production of the print magazine. She was also a reporter-researcher there from 2009 to 2010. Between stints at The New Republic, Amanda spent two years at the political polling and consulting firm Benenson Strategy Group. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2008 and lives in Washington, D.C.
2015 Global Thinker Tobias Zielony and writer Anna Badkhen debate how the West stereotypes—to dangerous effect—the Global South.
2015 Global Thinkers Zainab Ghadiyali, Erin Summers, and Nina Tandon debate the meaning—and reach—of diversity in the sciences.
2011 Global Thinker Robert Zoellick and Jeffrey E. Garten discuss the future of emerging markets, gender equality, and the cyclical nature of globalization.