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January 6, 2014

New Learning for a New World

S. Joanne Murray ’81, Director, Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs, Wellesley College

The Need for Infrastructure in the 21st Century

Joseph Joyce, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College

Building a Better World: Leadership, the Liberal Arts, and Engineering

Amy Banzaert, Visiting Lecturer in Engineering, Wellesley College

Robert Berg, Professor of Physics, Wellesley College

Franklyn Turbak, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Wellesley College


January 7, 2014

Imaginative Literature and Global Affairs

Larry Rosenwald, Anne Pierce Rogers Professor of English, Wellesley College

Art in Conflict Zones

Shiva Balaghi, Laya Khadjavi Visiting Professor of Iranian Studies, Brown University

Rethinking Infrastructure

Kitty Di Martino, Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group


January 8, 2014

Building a 21st-Century Sustainability Paradigm: Systems, Maps, and Models

Dan Brabander, Associate Professor of Geosciences, Wellesley College

Robert Martello, Professor of the History of Science and Technology, Olin College

The Role of the Private Sector in the Delivery of Scarce Infrastructure in Developing Countries

Patricia Sulser ’79, Chief Counsel, International Finance Corporation

Bernard Sheahan, Director for Infrastructure and Natural Resources, International Finance Corporation


January 9, 2014

Complexity, Probability, and Uncertainty in a Changing Climate

Alden Griffith, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Wellesley College

Well-Grounded Leadership: Setting and Following a Moral Compass

Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben, Chaplain of the Marine Corps; Deputy Chief of Navy Chaplains, United States Navy


January 10, 2014

The Future of Women's Leadership

Nan Keohane ’61, Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Partners In Health: Partnership and Accompaniment

Ophelia Dahl ’94, Executive Director, Partners in Health

The Olympic Movement: Women's Sports Participation and its Global Impact

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Chief of Organizational Excellence, United States Olympic Committee

Sharon Taylor, Director of Athletics, Retired, Lock Haven University; former member of board of directors, United States Olympic Committee

Mimi Murray, Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies,Springfield College

Sue Enquist, former Head Coach, Softball, University of California, Los Angeles


January 13, 2014

United States Security Institutions in the 21st Century

Stacie Goddard, Jane Bishop '51 Associate Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College

Bombs Away: Cluster Munitions, Killer Robots, and Humanitarian Disarmament

Bonnie Docherty, Lecturer on Law, International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School; Senior Researcher, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch

Intelligence and National Security

Carol Rollie Flynn ’77, Managing Principal, Singa Consulting


January 14, 2014

Why Women’s Leadership is the Cause of Our Times

Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Beth DeSombre, Camilla Chandler Frost Professor of Environmental Studies, Wellesley College

Pricing Carbon and Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Implementing Effective Climate Policies

Helen Mountford, Deputy Director, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


January 15, 2014

How To Do Things With Poems

Dan Chiasson, Associate Professor of English, Wellesley College

Big Business: Being Part of the Solution

Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89, President, Global Healthcare, Ecolab


January 16, 2014

U.S. Global Challenges 2014

Nicholas Burns, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Combating Corruption in a Globalized Economy: The Intersection of International Standards and Local Practices

Claudia Dumas ’81, President and CEO, Transparency International


January 17, 2014

Human Rights Narratives and Cultural Memory: Argentina, Bosnia and Chile

Inela Selimovic, Visiting Lecturer in Spanish, Wellesley College

Globalization and Human Trafficking

Katherine Blakeslee ’65, Global Program Advisor, National Academies of Science, Institute of Medicine

Sahana Dharmapuri, independent gender advisor; Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (2011-2012)

Sally Engle Merry ’66, Senior Scholar, Wellesley Centers for Women

Opportunities, Challenges and Choices: Forging a (Woman's) Life in Politics and International Affairs

Cathryn Cluver, Executive Director, Future of Diplomacy Project/India & South Asia Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Paola Cecchi Dimeglio, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Sarah Kalloch, Senior Advisor, Oxfam America

Andrea Purse, Vice President for Communications, Center for American Progress


January 22, 2014

The Politics of Climate Change

Madeleine Korbel Albright '59, U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001

Carol Browner, Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Former Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy

Moderated by Peter Thomson, Environment Editor, Public Radio International

Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium

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