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recognizing and appreciating a wide range of cultural and global perspectives

NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART: Lessons in Courage, Power, & Persistence

Few people have sat across from the Iranians and the North Koreans at the negotiating table. WENDY SHERMAN has done both. During her time as the lead US negotiator of the historic Iran nuclear deal and throughout her distinguished career, Ambassador Sherman has amassed tremendous expertise in the most pressing foreign policy issues of our time.

Stanford Medicine | LGBTQ+ Forum

Establishing visibility is critical in advancing toward an academic environment in which LGBTQ+ students, trainees, staff, faculty, and alumni are included, valued, and recognized. The Forum will feature personal and professional stories from LGBTQ+ members of the Stanford Medicine community, as well as networking opportunities and opportunities for allies to show support. This inaugural event will promote the continued growth of a visible Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ community.

How Do We Become “Robot Proof” in Our Professional Lives? How Will AI Put Humanity Back to Work?

SERIES: THE FUTURE OF LEARNING, OPPORTUNITY, AND WORKThe digital revolution is transforming the character of work as we know it. The character of learning must change as well, requiring educators and learners alike to become more flexible in response to ongoing technological and economic change.

Tina Seelig with guests: The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Join us for a conversation with Tina Seelig and alumni guests Steve Garrity and Juliet Rothenberg. Seelig is a professor of the practice within the Department of Management Science & Engineering (MS&E), faculty co-director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) and author. At Stanford, Seelig has taught courses on on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in MS&E and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school).

Fellows Forum: Take the Wheel and be the Driver of Your Graduate Education

Navigate through grad school with the Graduate Professional Development (GPD) Framework - also known as the "VPGE Wheel". You’ll walk away from this interactive workshop with a tailored list of campus resources and learning experiences to help you make the most of your time in grad school, succeed academically, and prepare for your career beyond Stanford.

Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan

Gender inequality in the workplace is still a reality and an issue that must be tackled head-on in Silicon Valley and Japan. In 2017, the World Economic Forum reported for the first time in 10 years, a widening of the global gender gap. Numerous efforts to break this cycle have been announced and implemented to varying degrees of success in both countries making it clear that we must do more, together.

Stanford Summer Human Rights Series: Borders of Personhood: Migration, Human Rights, and Sovereignty

About the Event

“Human” and “person” are terms taken to be synonymous in everyday language, but “person” is also a legal term reserved for those entitled to rights and designating a status historically denied to various categories of human beings (e.g., slaves, women). The international human rights framework attempts to break with that historical record by declaring that every human being shall be recognized as a person equal before the law.

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