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On November 7, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe will join Stanford Woods Institute Director Chris Field for a conversation on her career, atmospheric climate science, science communication, and the impacts of a changing climate for people around the world.
Ambassador Susan Rice, the S.T. Lee Lecturer, will discuss her book, "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For." This event is open to the public and books will be available for sale. Amb. Rice has graciously agreed to sign books after the talk. RSVP is required.
STVP Sparks are workshops on a variety of topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation.
From the Leopold Leadership Program at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment comes this selection of How-to Guides.
How can we integrate deep contemplative practice within our fast-paced work and academic lives? In this talk and experiential workshop, Ying will share her journey of practice and of creating an inclusive culture in the workplace. Topics will include how the self, teams and organizations change from the inside out. She will illuminate her experince of how on the surface of life there is a lot of complexity, yet at depth, things are very simple. She will share ways to practice and live from that deep source, integrate moment to moment, and facilitate integration for others.
In 2013, Aileen Lee coined the term “unicorn” to refer to the growing field of startups with $1 billion valuations. At the time, she was a year into her role as a founder and managing partner of Cowboy Ventures, and her team was preparing a now-influential internal report examining how (and how often) companies with these massive valuations tend to emerge.
Barbara Liskov was already breaking new ground in 1968, when she became one of the first American women to earn a doctorate in the emerging discipline of computer science.
After receiving that PhD at Stanford, she went on to design several influential programming languages, including CLU, an important precursor to Java. More recently, as an Institute Professor at MIT and head of the institute’s Programming Methodology Group, she has undertaken crucial research on distributed systems, information security and complex system failure issues.
Learn from other changemakers in STEM, and build your professional and academic network at WINS. The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) provides you the opportunity to engage with a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering, and connect with potential mentors, peers, and other colleagues.
The University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program empowers students around the world to become agents of change in higher education.
This brief video offers a concise introductive to the six dimensions that are critical for engaged, action-oriented work by collaborative leaders.