Martha Goldberg Aronson '89, Corporate Director; former Executive Vice President and President of Global Healthcare at Ecolab encouraged Fellows to consider some examples of businesses that have missions beyond increasing shareholder value and how to build a professional career in line with your personal values.
Victoria White '91, Senior Vice President and Head, Global Advisory Solutions, Accion, discussed the potential for digital solutions to bring access to financial management tools to poor, rural and disenfranchised populations.
Panelists George Papaconstantinou, Ph.D., Chairman, GSP Advisory; Greek Finance Minister (2009-2011), Ioana Petrescu '03, Ph.D., International Consultant, Romanian Finance Minister (2014) and Akila Weerapana, Associate Professor of Economics, Wellesley College shared their insights into the past, present and future of the euro currency.
Joseph Joyce, M. Margaret Ball Professor of International Relations; Professor of Economics, Wellesley College, discussed how the unequal distribution of benefits from globalization have impacted politics, particularly in the U.S., and started a conversation with Fellows about how inequalities can be reduced through government policy.
Keynote Speaker Dame Amelia Fawcett ‘78, Deputy Chairman, Investment AB Kinnevik Stockholm/Chairman Hedge Fund Standards Board, London shares her thoughts on Brexit, the U.S. presidential election and the role and responsibility of journalism in the current environment.