Using modules from the Council on Foreign Relations’
World101 website and timely pieces from
The New York Times, we invite you to join for a lively facilitated conversation filled with civil discourse and, most importantly, your voice. All AASCU-affiliated students, faculty, and staff welcome!
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Recordings of past talks:
Our series kicked off this year with a conversation about the current situation for Afghan women seeking to gain an education. Joined by Nadia Hashimi, MD, of the Afghan-American Foundation and Haris Tarin, Senior Advisor of the Operation Allies Welcome (OAW), who shared background about the
situation, we spent time in breakout rooms and had a lively and impactful discussion of avenues of advocacy with students, faculty, and staff from across the country. Explore the resources listed here to find how you can
This session, which occurred during International Education Week, featured Ramu Damodaran, First Chief, United Nations Academic Impact. It focused on the role of American Higher Education institutions in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to champion the global agenda. SDGs are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership to end poverty, improve health and education, reduce inequality, spur economic growth, tackle climate change and more. Explore the
resources listed here for more information.
Director, The American Democracy Project