Blair Glencorse, Founder and Executive Director of the Accountability Lab, was named today as a “Top 99 Under 33” Foreign Policy Leader by Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and The Diplomatic Courier, a global affairs magazine. As described on the website the list is “a special project that captures the extraordinary impact on international affairs of 99 diverse Millennials under the age of 33… and offers insight into the creativity, determination, and passion of the young people who are already tackling the world’s critical global challenges.” The list included young leaders across a variety of fields – attorneys, financiers, technologists, journalists, bankers, activists, and scientist – as well as diplomats, soldiers, and other government officials.

Glencorse was included on the list of “innovators” for his work with the Accountability Lab an independent, non-profit organization that works to make power-holders responsible. Founded in 2012, the Lab acts as a sounding board, listening to, analyzing and reflecting upon accountability concerns; as an independent interface, engaging relevant actors across contexts and issues; and as an operational hub, catalyzing innovative, collaborative and sustainable accountability practices and communities. Through this approach, the Lab bolsters efforts to address the causes rather than the symptoms of poverty, exclusion and insecurity.