September 26th, 2008
Bryant was a featured panelist on the global CNBC special “What Wins Now – Passion, Power, Purpose or Profit?” at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China.

September, 2008
Bryant was selected to be a member of the Global Agenda Council for the World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, in the role as the Council expert on financial literacy.

August, 2008
Bryant was honored with a Visionary Leadership Award by the California Black Chamber of Commerce.

April, 2008
Bryant was featured in U.S. News & World Report and The Economist as the new vice chairman of the U.S. President’s Council on Financial Literacy.

April 1-11th, 2008
Bryant was selected by the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders for the Harvard University, John K. Kennedy School of Government, “Global Public Policy and Leadership for the 21st Century” executive education program in Boston, Massachusetts.

March 4th, 2008
Bryant appointed to a 2-year term on the City of New York Advisory Board for the Office of Financial Empowerment within the City of New York Office of Consumer Affairs, and under New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Administration.

January 23rd-27th, 2008
John Hope Bryant participated as a Young Global Leader at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

January, 2008
Bryant participated as an author in “Islam and the West: Annual Report on the State of Dialogue,” published by the World Economic Forum and issued at Davos, 2008.

January 22nd, 2008
The 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, appointed John Hope Bryant to serve a two-year term on the President’s Council on Financial Literacy, created that day by Executive Order at a ceremony at the White House.

January 12th, 2008
John Hope Bryant served as the keynote speaker for the 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Chicago, IL, speaking on Dr.
King’s Chicago Campaign, and the coming 40th anniversary of Dr. King’s Poor People’s Campaign.