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A team of Northeastern alumni from Deloitte hosted a private and exclusive workshop on the Business Chemistry® framework, which, through a short assessment, identified participants' profile and give language to describe their workstyles. Attendees learned how to use the knowledge of your profile type to adjust your communication and strengthen relationships.
Applied Psychology Associate Professors Christie Rizzo, Amy Briesch, Jessica Hoffman, and Robin Codding highlighted the challenges and opportunities of schooling from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 shined a spotlight on educational disparities for children. This conversation focused on recent research of parents’ experiences with schooling from home. They talked about the potential impact on children’s learning, as well as how this “new normal” may affect family eating habits, physical activity, social connectivity, and mental health. Discussion was encouraged to generate ideas, especially around opportunities for resilience and strategies to help families overcome the many obstacles yet to come.
The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Mary Bonauto, L'87, to talk about Celebrating Recent LGBTQ Victories and Looking Ahead. This event was part of the 'Zoomin' in on' series featuring graduates in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.
Latin America comprises a vast array of distinct politics, cultures, geographies, and histories. But in recent weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has created a new common challenge. What are Latin America’s essential elements of resilience, and what will the future hold for its people and its economy?
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.
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.