Complexity, Probability, and Uncertainty in a Changing Climate

In this fascinating talk, Wellesley Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Alden Griffith examines how certainty and uncertainty shape our understanding of an ever-changing climate.

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The Albright Fellows interned in 19 countries around the world during Summer 2014, working in nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and private companies.
Bombs Away: Cluster Munitions, Killer Robots, and Humanitarian Disarmament
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Bonnie Docherty, arms expert and lecturer on law at Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic, shares her insight into the world of arms and disarmament. 

 

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Globalization and Human Trafficking
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In this dynamic panel discussion, experts Sahana Dharmapuri (independent gender advisor, former fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School), Katherine Blakeslee '65 (Global Program Advisor, National Academies of Science, Institute of Medicine), and Sally Engle Merry '66 (Senior Scholar, Wellesley Centers for Women) share their perspectives on the effects globalization has on human trafficking around the globe.

 

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Well-Grounded Leadership: Setting and Following a Moral Compass

Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben, deputy chief of chaplains for the United States Navy, speaks about the role of chaplaincy, the "mystery" of the military, and the importance of a moral compass for all.

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Combating Corruption in a Globalized Economy: The Intersection of International Standards and Local Practices
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President and CEO of Transparency International Claudia Dumas '81 explores the complex intersections between global standards and localized practices in the quest to combat corruption around the world.

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United States Security Institutions in the 21st Century
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What is the state of U.S. security institutions in the 21st century? International security expert Stacie Goddard, Jane Bishop '51 Professor of Political Science, takes us inside the complex world.

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things
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In this intriguing lecture, Wellesley's Camilla Chandler Frost Professor of Environmental Studies Beth DeSombre offers insight into the ethics and quandaries of environmental decision-making.

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The Olympic Movement: Women's Sports Participation and Its Global Impact
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In this fascinating discussion, athletic professionals Benita Fitzgerald Mosley (Chair of Organizational Excellence, U.S. Olympic Committee), Sharon Taylor (Director of Athletics, REtired, Lock Haven University; former member of board of directors, United States Olympic Committee), Sue Enquist (former Head Coach, softball, University of California-Los Angeles), Mimi Murray (Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Springfield College), and Bridget Belgiovine (Director of Athletics and PERA program, Wellesley College) argue for the importance of women's participation in the Olympic movement.                    

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The Future of Women's Leadership
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Nan Keohane '61, senior scholar at Princeton University and former president of both Wellesley College and Duke University, shares her insight into the three possible scenarios for women's leadership in the 21st century.

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