ABILITY OF BONO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction . 3
Background . .. .. 4
Current Thinking .. . . .. 5
Relationship to Current Leader . .. 7
Conclusion .. .. 8
References .. .. .. .. 10
Nearly since the formation of the band U2 in 1976, their vocalist Paul Hewson, better known as Bono, has set out to make a difference in the world. Bono first started with performing his band's music at benefit concerts, and contributing to songs that raised money for charity. Since then, he has broadened his prospective of world issues, and has greatly increased his charitable and humanitarian work.
This paper will reflect on Bono's abilities to aid underdeveloped nations with debt cancellation and AIDS, for organizations such as Drop the Debt, which erased $100 billion in Third World debt, and DATA (Debt AIDS Trade Africa), which not only assists with debt relief, but also helps with the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Bono is on of the co-founders of DATA, along with Bobby Shriver in 2000. Also, Bono is their main ambassador and their chief spokesperson.
In addition, this paper will analyze the scope of Bono's influence, which has made distinct changes in the way world leaders think. Also, several leadership traits and theories will be related to this celebrity activist. This paper will conclude with the hope that Bono's dedication, influence and leadership will remain relevant.
Bono was born on May 10, 1960, to Bob and Iris Hewson in Dublin, Ireland. His parents named him Paul, which remains his legal name. Bono has one brother, Norman who is seven years older. Bono married his long time girlfriend in August, 1982. The couple has four children, two boys and two girls. The nickname Bono is short for Bono Vox,... [continues]
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