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Yvonne (Bonnie) A. Maldonado will discuss medical, epidemiological and public health approaches to fighting COVID-19 as well as how the Stanford Hospitals are preserving the safety of medical personnel while identifying and treating the sick. Bonnie is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and senior associate dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Stanford University School of Medicine.
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Karen Eggleston, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Center Fellow, Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Join us for a virtual workshop on how to engage your local government on issues of concern to you and your local community. Gain a better understanding of the Bay Area's local government decision-making processes, explore ways to to make your voice heard and connect with your city officials and agencies, and learn about resources for staying on top of issues in your local community. Kris Kasianovitz, the Government Information Librarian for International, State and Local Documents at the Stanford Green Library, will conduct this interactive digital workshop.
William B. Gould, IV, emeritus professor of law, discusses the policy and legal agenda for advancing worker protections and the social safety net in the context of the pandemic. Professor Gould is an expert in labor law and labor relations, a critically acclaimed author and scholar and the former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board and California Agricultural Relations Board.
A lecturer in economics at the GSB, Keith Hennessey joins Vice Provost Stacey Bent to discuss economic policy responses to the pandemic. Hennessey has more than 14 years of experience advising senior elected officials that includes serving as senior White House economic advisor under President George W. Bush.
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne joins Vice Provost Stacey Bent to discuss the role of Stanford in fighting the global pandemic. President Tessier-Lavigne recently joined the presidents of Harvard and MIT to write an opinion published in the New York Times calling for 'drastic action' on the part of organizations and individuals to get ahead of the coronavirus.
Alexi Robichaux is the co-founder and CEO of BetterUp, a mobile-based platform that brings personalized professional coaching to employees at all levels. BetterUp uses evidence-based assessments and machine learning to match employees to coaches who can encourage lasting behavior change.
Ethan Brown is the founder, president and CEO of Beyond Meat. By shifting consumption from animal to plant-based meat products, Beyond Meat aims to positively impact human health, the climate, natural resources, and animal welfare. The company raised more than $145 million in capital, as well as placements at prominent grocery and restaurant chains like Whole Foods and TGI Fridays, before debuting on the Nasdaq stock exchange in May 2019.
Amy Francetic is a managing partner at Buoyant Ventures, a new Chicago-based venture fund that invests in digital climate solutions in North America.
Annie Kadavy is a managing director at Redpoint Ventures, a firm that emphasizes early-stage investing and has backed companies like Netflix, Stripe and HashiCorp.
Prior to joining Redpoint, she served as head of strategic operations at Uber Freight, and also spent four years as a general partner at Charles River Ventures, where she focused on early-stage investments in consumer-driven companies like ClassPass, DoorDash and Patreon.