It has been intense for us here at JANERA. We talked to established world leaders, provocative thinkers, and bold innovators, all of whom are tackling the biggest issues of our time. See below an overview of our events.
Global Religion in February with leading Buddhist thinker Sharon Salzburg and five other leading religious figures;
Modern-day Slavery in March with Peter Buffett and Dayton Literary Peace Prize winning author Benjamin Skinner;
Global Capitalism in March with ProfessorJeffrey Sachs and the New York Bureau Chief of The Economist Matthew Bishop;
Green Transportation in May with Robin Chase one of Time Magazine‘s most influential people in 2009 and Vijay Vaitheeswaran award-winning correspondent for The Economist;
Iranian Elections in June with journalist and author Hooman Madj and Nisid Hajari, Newsweek’s Foreign Editor;
Empowering Women & Girls in September with Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn and Camfed’s Executive Director, Ann Cotton.
Climate Change Debate in November with NRDC’s Ralph Cavanagh, Duke University’s Eric Roston, AEI’s Steven Hawyard, Reason Magazine’s Ronald Bailey, moderated by CNBC’s Dennis Kneale;
After a tumultuous summer of change and refocusing, we are thrilled to move forward with a new look and an exciting lineup of timely and provocative salons. Our first salon for the fall, on Monday, September 21st is on “Empowering Women & Girls in the Developing World.”
We, too, are focusing on this vital issue. Please join us for an intimate conversation between Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn, and Camfed executive director Ann Cotton. The two will discuss the issues that women and girls face in the developing world and what we can do to improve their situation.
Monday, 21 September 2009
7PM-8PM Conversation and Q&A
9PM Screening of “Where the Water Meets the Sky”