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Digital Humanities Showcase

You’re invited to the 2019 Digital Humanities Showcase! Join us at CESTA on May 22, 3:00-6:00 pm to learn about research conducted by Stanford graduate and undergrad students at the intersection of technology and the Humanities!

     3:00 – 4:00 pm | DH Graduate Fellow panel presentations

     4:00 – 5:00 pm | DH Graduate Fellow panel presentations

     5:00 – 6:00 pm | Undergraduate Showcase (featuring brief talks and poster presentations) + Reception

CEOs in Energy: A Special Panel

Please join us for a very special panel on "CEOs in Energy" on Thursday May 16th from 4-5:30 PM in Geocorner 105 (the big lecture hall). The panel will broadly cover innovation and entrepreneurship in the energy sector, with special perspective on what it's like to found and run disruptive companies in the energy and sustainability space.

“We are the first... to walk this path:' Reflections on an Academic Journey

A first generation student who attended community college, she would go on to earn a PhD in History at Stanford in 1982 and five years later would publish the first monograph in Chicana history Cannery Women, Cannery Lives. This presentation underscores the gift of mentorship from faculty/student relationships, to campus/community partnerships, and to long-term institutional commitments.

Communicating Data & Storytelling for Impact

"Transforming facts into actionable information that can activate an agenda requires an array of skills, from creating compelling graphs to developing crisp messaging to implementing an outreach plan." 

Speaker Andy Krackov, President Hillcrest Advisory

Panelists

Thomas Hayden, PhD Professor of the Practice, Earth Systems Program Director, Master of Arts in Earth Systems, Environmental Communication Program

The Song Remains the Same: Doing Humanities for a Wide Audience

Nate Sloan, PhD, ’16 will be in conversation with Charles Kronengold, assistant professor of musicology at Stanford. Sloan is an assistant professor of musicology at the University of Southern California and a performer who researches jazz, Tin Pan Alley, and popular music. He co-hosts Switched on Pop, a podcast produced by Vox Media, which has been cited by Rolling StoneThe Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly as a top music podcast, and he provides music analysis for 

Disrupting Stigma Around Mental Health: A Special Panel

We are delighted to offer seats to a free panel on "Disrupting Stigma Around Mental Health and Illness," which is hosted in conjunction with the world premiere of The Manic Monologues at Stanford University. The panel will take place May 2, in advance of the May 2, 3, and 4 performances of The Manic Monologues.

Come hear and discuss steps we can all take to reduce the stigma around mental health and illness in our communities.

Non-Teaching Careers in Education

Passionate about education, but not sure that teaching is the right path for you? Come to this coordinated education mixer featuring a variety of professionals in different education-related careers to learn more about diverse opportunities to engage with educational issues and make change in the world. You will have the chance to select three professionals with whom to network and ask questions in this uniquely structured event.

Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (PhDs & Postdocs)

We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. This is an interactive lab, so bring your laptop! During this session, learn how to: - Ensure that your profile shows up in the search results - Leverage LinkedIn to research career paths - Identify organizations where you have inside connections - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Honeycomb Co-Founder Christine Yen @ ETL

Join us for a conversation with Christine Yen, the co-founder of Honeycomb. Honeycomb’s core product is a tool that helps product development teams understand and debug complex software systems.  

Prior to founding Honeycomb, Yen was an engineer at Parse both before and after its 2013 acquisition by Facebook. She also founded Venuetastic, an event space booking system that launched through Y Combinator in 2011, and holds a BS in computer science from MIT.

The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is supported by the venture capital firm DFJ.

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