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Community Conversation about the Global Pandemic: Bonnie Maldonado on Approaches to Fighting COVID-19

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.

Course Design Fundamentals for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Designing a course can seem like a daunting task. In this workshop you’ll engage with evidence-based frameworks to develop the building blocks of a course, and leave with learning goals and the principles to craft an effective and welcoming syllabus. Whether you’re just starting to think about your course or refining an existing syllabus, give yourself a running start toward effective course design - register today! Refreshments provided.

How to Influence Local Government

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.

Community Conversation about the Global Pandemic: William Gould on Advancing Worker Protections and the Social Safety Net

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.

Community Conversation about the Global Pandemic: Keith Hennessey on Economic Policy Responses

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.

Beyond Meat Founder and CEO Ethan Brown @ ETL

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. 

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