Harry Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences encouraged Fellows to wrestle with the question of how to balance the benefits and drawbacks of internet anonymity.
Robbin Chapman, Ph.D., Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity & Inclusion, and Lecturer of Education, Wellesley College and Julie Norem, Margaret Hamm Professor of Psychology, Wellesley College, discussed ways to consciously examine your motivations and thought processes in order to reduce unconscious biases and increase your effectiveness as an interlocutor and colleague.
Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Professor of Africana Studies, Wellesley College, encouraged Fellows to involve grassroots women in conversations when designing programs and policies that affect them.
Joanne Murray ‘81, Director, Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs, and P. Takis Metaxas, Professor of Computer Science, Wellesley College and Faculty Director, Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs, share their thoughts and encouragement for 2017 Albright Fellows on the first day of Wintersession 2017.
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.
by Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, Elizabeth Cousens, former U.S. representative to the United Nations, and Homi Kharas, senior fellow and deputy director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution