The Taliban Tried to Kill Her. Now She Negotiates With Them

Fawzia Koofi has survived assassination attempts and yet is among the politicians currently in peace talks with the Taliban.


Celebrating Excellence

We at OZY are proud to introduce our 12 new OZY Genius Award winners for 2023. Since 2015, each cohort of the OZY Genius Award (OGA) has provided 10 college students with up to...

Our Why

The OGA grant program supports winners’ bold and innovative ideas with a summer stipend of up to $10,000. From advancing technologies for education and wellness to empowering...

*Aleah Brown, Spelman College

Designing VR Software to Expand Access to Arts and Culture – Through her innovative virtual reality software, Aleah hopes to immerse underserved students in “an interactive...

Myron Layese, Berklee College of Music

Creating VR Software to Overcome Performance Stress – Myron aims to lower entry barriers to music performance by designing research-based performance anxiety-management techniques...


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What climate pledge did Chinese President Xi Jinping make to the United Nations Tuesday? Test your knowledge

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The Evolution of H.E.R.

She has an Oscar, an Academy Award and has been in the biz since the age of 14.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The OZY News Quiz

What climate pledge did Chinese President Xi Jinping make to the United Nations Tuesday? Test your knowledge.

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Which Taliban leader was reported to be missing this week? Test your knowledge.

Pinochet Jailed Her. She’s Demolishing His Legacy

Alejandra Flores Carlos is among a handful of Indigenous Chileans tasked with rewriting the country's Constitution.

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What early pandemic shortage reared its head again this week? Test your knowledge.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

The OZY News Quiz

What country announced Wednesday that it would send $31 million in aid to Taliban-run Afghanistan? Test your knowledge.

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