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January 2020

Robert Greifeld with Market Mover: Lessons from a Decade of Change at Nasdaq

January 27

Bob Greifeld is former CEO and Chairman of Nasdaq. He is currently Chairman of Virtu Financial, a leading financial technology and trading firm; Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Cornerstone Investment Capital, a financial technology investment firm; and a board member at Capital Rock and Financeware. Bob is Chairman and Founder of the USATF Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting both athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds and our next generation of Olympians. Bob also serves on the NYC Board of Overseers. About…

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February 2020

Christine Platt with Ana & Andrew, a Bridge Builder Event with Turning the Page

February 5

Christine Platt is a passionate advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of South Florida, M.A. in African and African American Studies from The Ohio State University, and J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. A believer in the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine’s literature centers on teaching race, equity, diversity, and inclusion to people of all ages. When she’s not writing, Christine spends her…

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Debbie Cenziper with Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America

February 12

Debbie Cenziper is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who writes for The Washington Post. She is also the director of investigative reporting at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Over 20 years, Debbie's stories have sent people to prison, changed laws, prompted federal investigations and produced more funding for affordable housing, mental health care and public schools. She has won many major awards in American print journalism, including the Robert F. Kennedy Award and the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting…

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Adam Cohen with Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America – a Bridge Builder Event

February 28

Adam Cohen, a former member of the New York Times editorial board and senior writer for Time magazine, is the author of Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck and Nothing to Fear: FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was president of volume 100 of the Harvard Law Review. About Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America  From New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen, a revelatory…

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March 2020

Amy Jen Su with The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self–Every Day

March 10

For almost two decades, Amy Jen Su has worked with CEOs, executives, and rising stars in organizations to sustain and scale their “highest and best” as they lead organizational change and transformation. A seasoned coach for industries such as biotechnology, private equity, software, technology, and media, Amy understands the excitement and challenges of fast-paced businesses out to make a difference in the world. Her new book The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles to Bringing Out Your Best Self – Every Day with HBR Press will be out…

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Mervyn King with Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

March 18

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, is a professor at New York University and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Radical Uncertainty and The End of Alchemy, among other books. John Kay is an economist and Fellow of St John’s College and Oxford University as well as the author of many books, including Other People’s Money and The British Tax System (with Mervyn King). About Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers Much economic advice is bogus…

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Mervyn King with Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

March 19

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, is a professor at New York University and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Radical Uncertainty and The End of Alchemy, among other books. John Kay is an economist and Fellow of St John’s College and Oxford University as well as the author of many books, including Other People’s Money and The British Tax System (with Mervyn King). About Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers Much economic advice is bogus…

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April 2020

Ellen Dubois with Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote

April 7

Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor in the History Department of UCLA. She is the author of numerous books on the history of woman suffrage in the US, among them: Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women’s Movement in America, 1848–1869; Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage; and Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote. She is the coauthor, with Lynn Dumenil, of the leading textbook in US women’s history, Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents and coeditor,…

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May 2020

Rebecca Henderson with Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire — Programs with a Purpose

This is a free, public event. Register Here  Rebecca Henderson is the McArthur University Professor at Harvard University (the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member), where she teaches the acclaimed course "Reimagining Capitalism." Henderson spent the first twenty-one years of her career at MIT's Sloan School where she was "teacher of the year" and where her research focused on the economics of innovation and on the question of how large organizations can reinvent themselves. Inducted in to…

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