Extra Extra 4/15/2024

Book Discussion – Infrastructure, Wellbeing and the Measurement of Happiness

Date & Time: Apr 15, 2024 12:00 PM – Virtual 

This event features two of the contributors to the recent volume Infrastructure, Wellbeing, and the Measurement of Happiness, Professor June Thomas and Professor Carol Ryff. The discussion will explore the questions raised in the volume around current thinking and strategies around wellbeing, the measurement of happiness, and how infrastructure design and construction impacts on these. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Hoda Mahmoudi and Dr. Kate Seaman, two of the editors of the volume.

Teach For America Ignite Information Session

Where: Virtual, Date: Thu, Apr 18 from  4 PM – 5 PM PDT

Interested in making an impact with elementary, middle school, or high school students this fall? Join Teach For America to learn about a paid, virtual tutoring opportunity as a TFA Ignite Fellow.

As a TFA Ignite Fellow, you become a catalyst for change, driving educational success for every student. Our program is designed to break down barriers for students in low income communities, creating limitless learning opportunities. Your efforts will help students achieve their full potential, making education accessible and impactful.

Looking for opportunities to gain real world experience and grow as a professional? Join us at our info session to learn details about the fellowship experience and application process.

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students in fall 2024. All majors are welcome.

2024 Global Inclusive Growth Summit

On April 18th, the 2024 Global Inclusive Growth Summit, hosted by the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth in its 10th anniversary year, advances real solutions to today’s most pressing challenges through collaboration and candid conversation among entrepreneurs, innovators, policymakers and emerging changemakers.

As the proud media partner of the 2024 Global Inclusive Growth Summit, invites you to join the livestream 

of this essential event. We’ll dive into topics such as inclusive growth, financial inclusion, data science, the future of AI, climate change, women’s economic empowerment, and more!

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the extraordinary speakers you will hear from:

Elton John, founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation;

Amina J. Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations and chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group;

Megan Rapinoe, soccer champion, activist, and co-founder of A Touch More;

Dr. Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO, Pfizer, Inc.;

Cristina Junqueira, cofounder & CGO, Nubank;

Melinda French Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Check out the speakers and register »


AFP EVENT: Launch of Positive Peace Report 2024

On Thursday, April 18th at 10 am ET, please join AfP and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) for a hybrid discussion of IEP’s recently published Positive Peace Report 2024. Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of IEP, will explore the latest findings from the report—an annual analysis of changes in the underlying drivers of peacefulness and conflict worldwide—including which countries have fared best since the COVID-19 pandemic and which are best positioned to navigate global uncertainty and increasing conflict. 

To attend in-person at AfP’s offices (1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 401, Washington DC 20036), please email Nick Zuroski. To attend virtually, please register through the link below. 

Register for Virtual Attendance »


Kelman Seminar: Reframing Conflicts Over Natural “Resources”

The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution presents: Reframing Conflicts Over Natural “Resources”: The Rights of Nature as a Pathway for Consensus Building and Relational Planning and Resolution. An panel discussion.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET (US and Canada)

Register for the webinar here. Free and open to the public.

This session will be recorded. Pending approval, we will post the recorded webinar on this page.

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