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Free and open to the public. Race and gender discrimination play an enormous role in all of our institutions, including media. This lecture will provide concepts, tools, and stories that help us close gaps and generate unity. A leading figure in the racial justice movement, Rinku Sen has positioned the Applied Research Center as a national home for media, research and activism for social change.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Admission is free; tickets are required. Register here for a ticket to attend all Summit events . Making Race Heard is a student-driven initiative at the University of Michigan School of Social Work that aims to bring race to the forefront of our experiences as professionals and future social workers. Despite primarily serving Detroit and surrounding areas, there was a general lack of acknowledgement around how race affects our work and so this monthly series was developed.
2011 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Lecture by Angelina Godoy, Helen H. Jackson Chair inHuman Rights and Director, Center for Human Rights, University of Washington Abstract: In recent years, the application of intellectual property (IP) to pharmaceutical products has generated increasing controversy in many contexts around the world. Like other parts of Latin America, Central American countries were required to introduce reforms to their IP laws under the terms of the WTO's TRIPS Agreement, and later by the ratification of their trade agreement with the United States, which required yet stricter provisions.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Mary Jo Bane is the Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Management and Academic Dean, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is also the Chair of the Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences (MLD) and Leadership at the Kennedy School. Prior to that she was Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Chairman of the Boards of RiverSource Funds, President Emeritus and Professor of Economics, Carleton College. Professor Lewis was elected Chairman of the Boards of RiverSource Funds, the Minneapolis-based mutual fund group, effective January 2007. He served as president of Carleton College from 1987 to 2002.
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