gkisedtanamoogk (Mashpee Wampanoag), Dawn Neptune Adams (Penobscot), Roger Paul (Passamaquoddy), Adam Mazo
Peabody Essex Museum
Dr. Kelley Lee is trained in International Relations and Public Administration with a focus on international political economy. She spent over twenty years at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She was a core member of donor-led studies of WHO reform during the 1990s. She co-established the WHO Collaborating Centre on Global Change and Health, and chaired the WHO Resource Group on Globalization, Trade and Health. Her research focuses on the impacts of globalization on population health, and the ways collective action and global governance can mitigate these impacts. Her current research, leading the Pandemics and Borders Project, focuses on the use of cross-border measures (travel and trade) during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the implications for global responses governed by the WHO International Health Regulations. She is also working with leading scholars worldwide to advance the conceptualization and measurement of the commercial determinants of health.
Thomas Wright is the director of the Center on the United States and Europe and a senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. He is also a contributing writer for The Atlantic and a nonresident fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. He is the author of “All Measures Short of War: The Contest For the 21st Century and the Future of American Power” which was published by Yale University Press in May 2017. His second book, "Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order," will be published by St Martin's Press in 2021. Wright also works on U.S. foreign policy, great power competition, the European Union, Brexit, and economic interdependence. Wright has a doctorate from Georgetown University, a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University, and a bachelor's and master's from University College Dublin. He has also held a pre-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton University. He was previously executive director of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and a lecturer at the University of Chicago's Harris School for Public Policy.
In this compelling talk, Dr. Gounder will examine the far-reaching impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is getting a lot of questions from both American citizens and healthcare professionals on where we go from here.
Dr. Catherine L. Mann is the Global Chief Economist at Citibank since February 2018 where she is responsible for thought leadership, research guidance of a global team of economists, and cross-fertilization of research across macroeconomics, fixed-income, and equities. Prior to this position, she was Chief Economist at the OECD, where she also was Director of the Economics Department and was Finance Deputy to the G20 (2014-2017). She spent 20-plus years in Washington, DC (1984-2006) where her positions included Senior Fellow at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and Adviser to the Chief Economist at the World Bank. In research, Dr. Mann’s work has addressed the US trade deficit, international capital flows, and the dollar; and a global-markets perspective on information technology, services trade, and employment dynamics. Dr. Mann received her PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
Gary Sandling, Vice President of Visitor Programs and Services at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Nathaniel Sheidley, CEO of Revolutionary Spaces Kyera Singleton, Executive Director of the Royall House & Slave Quarters Karin Wulf, Professor of History at William & Mary and Director of the Omohundro Institute Moderated by Cristela Guerra, arts and culture reporter for WBUR’s The ARTery
Paola Ramos is a host and correspondent for VICE and VICE News, as well as a contributor to Telemundo News and MSNBC. Ramos was the deputy director of Hispanic media for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and a political appointee during the Barack Obama administration, and she also served in President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. She’s a former fellow at Emerson Collective. Ramos received her MA in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn. Visit her website, paolaramos.com, to learn more, and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @paoramos.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dr. Victor Cha is Senior Vice President and the inaugural holder of the Korea Chair at Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He is professor of government and holds the D.S. Song-KF Chair in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service (SFS) at Georgetown University. He left the White House in 2007 after serving since 2004 as Director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council (NSC). Dr. Cha was also the deputy head of delegation for the United States at the Six-Party Talks in Beijing and received two outstanding service commendations during his tenure at the NSC. Dr. Cha received his Ph.D. in political science at Columbia University in 1994, his Master’s in international affairs from Columbia in 1988, an M.A. with honors in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University (Hertford College), and an A.B. in economics from Columbia in 1979.
Panelists: Monica Cannon-Grant, the CEO and founder of Violence In Boston Inc., a nonprofit working to improve the quality of life and life outcomes of individuals from disenfranchised communities by reducing the prevalence of violence and the impact of associated trauma. Kai Grant, the founder of Black Market along with her husband Christopher, creating Nubian Square’s first flexible cultural event spaces with a signature artisan marketplace. She now manages Black Market’s programming, which focuses on reigniting Roxbury’s creative economy. Moderator: Malia Lazu, founder of the Lazu Group, is an award winning, tenured strategist in diversity & inclusion who sparked deep economic development and investment in urban entrepreneurship. She sits on the boards of Revolutionary Spaces.
Old South Meeting House
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