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The Myra Kraft Open Classroom was presented by the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs. A major topic was how whatever the outcome of the November election, the President would assert a new agenda in January, one that focused on completing unrealized tasks, or one that would bring a new Administration to Washington. Either way, the discussion of public policy agenda-setting in a post-pandemic environment would require thoughtful and, at times, provocative discussions.
Northeastern alumni in law came together to discuss their career paths, learn about professional opportunities, provide guidance to others, and discuss the impact of our unique times on the industry. This networking session was a great opportunity for those established in their positions, looking for their next step, or curious about how to enter the field.
Join us for a discussion with Dr. Nicki Washington, professor of the practice of computer science at Duke University. We will discuss her book, Unapologetically Dope: Lessons for Black Women and Girls on Surviving and Thriving in the Tech Field, CS for All, and focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in the tech industry by measuring and improving the cultural competence of students in computing departments nationwide, including the development of assessments and courses dedicated to this work.
Does the stress of your financial future weigh on you? Are you looking for guidance in how to get started in saving for tomorrow? Joseph Giordano, BHS'02 lead an engaging discussion on steps to become more financially fit. Joseph looked at what financial concerns we have, what the phases of saving are, and went over key financial lessons such as retirement planning. We learned how to have a stable 'income for all your tomorrows'. Hosted by Young Alumni Advisory Board members.
This event, hosted by Indra K. Nooyi, member of the Board of Directors of Amazon and former CEO, PepsiCo, taught us about the future of the corporation in a post-COVID world. Born and raised in India, Nooyi became CEO of an iconic American firm, PepsiCo, at a time when only 2 percent of US companies were led by women. Using the management philosophy she calls Performance with Purpose, Nooyi reshaped PepsiCo’s products, HR policies, and strategy in emerging markets to deliver excellent long-term results for all stakeholders, including shareholders.
As part of the COVID-19: Law and Social Justice Community Conversation series, Professor Leo Beletsky discussed the topic of the carceral systems.
Attendees had the opportunity to meet and connect with faculty, staff, students, and admissions representatives to learn more about how Northeastern could help their academic journey and career.
Intellectual property and technology are transforming democracy and its baseline of inclusivity and access to promote equal justice. What are the complex forces driving change and what do we need to know to ensure that democracy thrives in these unchartered territories? Discussions in this conference from The Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) concerned transparency and innovation in health and medicine, election law, free speech and data privacy.
Many researchers are interested in publishing in managerial journals because these, rather than academic journals, are read by practitioners. But many are frustrated by the process of getting into practitioner journals such as California Management Review, Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. In particular, many do not understand, first, how to design studies with output of interest to managers, second, how to write for a managerial journal, and third, how to get accepted.
The Department of Theatre and the Center for Design are converging to tackle this open-issue and explore an interdisciplinary research approach to transforming data. Join us for an open conversation with award winning Information Designer, Federica Fragapane, about her work across information design and humanities and how she has combined the fields of Theatre and Design.