Empire State Development Corp., lead by Kenneth Adams (YL '03) "aided 228 companies and development projects between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2013, compared with 160 in the first six months of 2012."
Kelly DiNardo (YL '08) wrote an article for AOL Travel documenting her experience at a traditional Swiss cow fight.
The Brooklyn Quarterly is a new digital magazine based in Brooklyn whose contributors include Young Leader Chris Hayes (YL '08). For its preview issue, the magazine sat down with Jimmy Soni (YL '12) and Rob Goodman to discuss their book, Rome's Last Citizen.
Michael Smerconish (YL 1990) talked to UPenn's Pennsylvania Gazette magazine about his centrist perspective and how it has influenced his career in talk radio.
Tavis Smiley (YL 1998) has launched a $75,000 social innovation challenge in a partnership with the James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.
Texas Representative Joaquín Castro (YL 2010) discussed his national policy concerns with News 4 San Antonio as he celebrated his first six months as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Swiss Consulate General of New York City hosted a dinner on July 10, 2013 to celebrate the successful transcontinental flight of the first solar powered plane, Solar Impulse.
The Senate approved, by unanimous consent, the appointment of Brian Deese (YL '02) as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
The lower house of the Swiss Parliament voted against a law that would allow for Swiss banks to provide U.S. tax authorities with certain information regarding accounts held by U.S. clients. The law will now be re-evaluated by the upper house.
A recent article by Politico details Solar Impulse's flight from Cincinnati, Ohio to Washington, DC ahead of the aircraft's final destination, New York City.