A New Series Inspired by Nelson Mandela

Founded on the most inspiring leaders of our time

By The Nelson Mandela Foundation

Nelson Mandela by Andrew ZuckermanThe Nelson Mandela Foundation

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela by Andrew ZuckermanThe Nelson Mandela Foundation

Along with the release of I Know This to be True About – Nelson Mandela: Guiding Principles, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced an international leadership project founded on interviews with inspiring leaders from around the world.

It will be a five-year project featuring six women and six men each year, that will be the basis for a series of books, films and audio documentaries.

“Our goal is to promote good leadership through the wisdom and stories of inspiring role models in different parts of the world.”
Sello Hatang, Chief Executive, Nelson Mandela Foundation

Nelson Mandela by Andrew ZuckermanThe Nelson Mandela Foundation

Launching in late March 2020 alongside I Know This to be TrueAbout– Nelson Mandela: Guiding Principles, will be eight small books founded on personal interviews with Albie Sachs, Bryan Stevenson, Gloria Steinem, Greta Thunberg, Jacinda Ardern, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Curry and Waleed Aly. More titles will follow later in the year, including Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege.

In each book photographic portraits of these contemporary leaders are accompanied by their unique and compelling stories, insights and guiding ideals. Messages of courage, compassion, humility, hope and generosity aim to motivate a new generation of leaders ready to create meaningful change.

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From I Know This to be True, copyright © 2020 Blackwell and Ruth Limited. Photographs of Nelson Mandela by Andrew Zuckerman, copyright © Nelson R. Mandela, all other images copyright © Geoff Blackwell. TheI Know This to be True series will be published on 24 March 2020.

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