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The current pandemic represents an unparalleled tragedy for humanity. Professor Denise Garcia presented on the unparalleled global cooperation that is emerging concomitantly as the pandemic takes its toll on humanity. This event was the second session of the professor series: Confronting Global Challenges During COVID-19.
Professor Alicia Modestino presented on her work with the City of Boston to ensure that its critical summer youth employment program could safely continue during this summer of COVID-19. Learn about this work and her research on the economy and youth employment. This was the first session of a professor series titled: Confronting Global Challenges […]
The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Betty Francisco, L’98, entrepreneur, business executive, attorney and community leader. This event was part of the Zoomin' in On series featuring an amazing graduate in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.
This event was hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs (SPPUA) at Northeastern. Every city needs to reframe urban climate action to emphasize remedies for the environmental and economic harm inflicted on communities of color. The featured speakers reflected on building a national climate justice agenda to support cities. The speakers included professor and climate author Joan Fitzgerald, activist and journalist Julian Brave NoiseCat, and author and award-winning journalist Derrick Jackson. Ted Landsmark, Director of the SPPUA Dukakis Center, was the moderator.
The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Leocadia Zak, L’82, president of Agnes Scott College. This event was part of the Zoomin' in On series featuring an amazing graduate in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.
This was part of a special series on the impact of COVID-19 around the world. We leveraged our global network to explore risks, challenges and good practices for preparedness, responsiveness, effectiveness and responsibility in dealing with the public health and economic crisis, and what the future holds in a post-pandemic world. Our third session focused […]
School of Nursing Assistant Dean, Janet Rico, and Clinical Professor, Laura Mylott, had a compelling discussion highlighting the work of nurses caring for the most vulnerable in community settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their conversation focused on nurses practicing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes, homecare, hospice, schools and homeless shelters who were providing care with less than optimal resources, putting their own safety at risk to support patients outside of the hospital setting. Many have faced ethical dilemmas, incredible stressors as well as grief. They have shared a common theme of professional pride and joy in making huge impact.
During this Masterclass, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D. shared her life's work: to humanize technology before it dehumanizes us. Dean Carla Brodley joined Rana in a conversation about women business owners in the technology world.
BARI’s annual conference is a unique forum for greater Boston’s civic data ecosystem—spanning the public sector, private sector, non-profits, community leaders, and academia—to explore how data and technology can be used to better understand and serve our communities. “Smart cities” was a topic of focus. Smart cities should be about more than just efficiency and fancy new tools; it is about partnering across institutions and communities to collaboratively transform all of our cities and towns into the places we want them to be.
The COVID pandemic has created short-term disruptions of critical supply chains, including those in the pharmaceutical sector. As we learn of the protracted nature of this pandemic, questions are raised of immediate actions that need to be taken to mitigate disruptions, as well as plans for possible medium- and long-term supply chain restructuring. The session will look toward a collective discussion of critical breakdowns within the industry and strategies toward medium- and long-term restructuring.