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View From The Top with Priscilla Chan, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Join us for a fireside chat with Priscilla Chan, Co-founder and Co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. As a pediatrician and teacher, Priscilla’s work with patients and students in communities across the Bay Area has informed her desire to make learning more personalized, find new paths to manage and cure disease, and expand opportunity for more people. She is also the founder of The Primary School, which integrates health and education and serves children and families in East Palo Alto and the Belle Haven neighborhood in Menlo Park, California.

STEM Lecturers and Academic Teaching Staff: Student challenges in and out of the classroom

Student challenges in and out of the classroom: What we know and how instructors can help

Do you ever wonder how students are coping with remote learning in and outside of your Zoom classroom? This session is a chance to hear from the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Academic Coaches, who work with hundreds of Stanford students each year to help them develop effective academic skills and strategies. Learn about the top challenges that are causing students to seek help right now, and get ideas for how you can address them in your classroom.

Preparing for Classroom Cold Calling: Effective Reading Strategies

Hone your reading strategies to help you anticipate and answer questions in class.

Does the idea of being cold called in class fill you with dread? Do you do the readings but still feel caught off guard when asked a question? Numerous graduate programs use a method of oral interrogation in the classroom or on exams to stimulate critical thinking, but the process can be intimidating. This Grad Studio will help you organize your reading habits to prepare for class discussions and cold calls.

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Public.com Co-founder and Co-CEO Jannick Malling @ ETL

Jannick Malling is the co-founder and co-CEO of Public.com, an investing social network where members can own fractional shares of stocks and ETFs, follow popular creators, and share ideas within a community of investors. Prior to Public, Malling was co-founder and CEO of Tradable, a company that reinvented the online trading platform through a unified API platform that allowed developers to build financial apps connecting to a global network of brokerages.

Stanford Global Studies presents Careers in Washington, DC with Nate Bolin

Meet with Nate Bolin, who received his master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Stanford in 1996. Today, Nate is a partner at the global law firm DLA Piper, and he is based in Washington, DC. He was also recently reappointed to the U.S. Department of State’s Defense Trade Advisory Group. During this workshop, he will discuss how his academic background is relevant to his current position and provide tips on how to pursue a career in Washington, DC.

This event is limited to Stanford students. RSVP required.

Stanford Global Studies presents Careers in Research & Public Policy with Hari Seshasayee

Meet with Hari Seshasayee, who received his master’s degree in Latin American Studies from Stanford in 2015. Today, Hari is an advisor in ProColombia’s India and Middle East & North Africa office as well as a global fellow in the Wilson Center’s Latin America and Asia programs. He will discuss how his academic background is relevant to his current position and provide tips on how to pursue a career in research and public policy.

This event is limited to Stanford students. RSVP required.

Diversity Works: Identifying and Mitigating Bias in Human and Machine Decisions

Join our Diversity Works discussion with Sharad Goelassistant professor at Stanford University in the Department of Management Science & Engineering, in the School of Engineering. 

There's widespread concern that high-stakes decisions -- made both by humans and by algorithms -- are biased against groups defined by race, gender, and other protected traits.

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