Speaker Series 2019

Fall 2019 Lineup:

 

Efosa Ojomo

Noon, Oct. 11
Room B780, U-M School of Social Work

Partner: William Davidson Institute

“The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty”

Watch a video of Efosa Ojomo’s talk

 

Bridgette Brawner

Noon, Oct. 18
Room 1840 (ECC), U-M School of Social Work

Partner: School of Nursing

“Health and Poverty: The Toll of Living with Less”

 

 

Faith Fowler

Noon, Oct. 25
Room 1840 (ECC), U-M School of Social Work

Partner: Michigan Law

“The Road to Hell: Why Serving the Poor Does Not Eliminate Poverty”

 

 

Stephanie Land

7 p.m., Oct. 28
Rackham Amphitheatre

Partner: Center for the Education of Women+

“Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”

Watch a video of Stephanie Land’s talk

 

 

Shannon Cohen and Stephanie Land

8:30 a.m., Oct. 29
Michigan League Ballroom

Partner: Center for the Education of Women+

Leadership Consultant Shannon Cohen and Author Stephanie Land and will discuss their work at a special event held as part of the annual Advocacy Symposium hosted by the Center for the Education of Women+. The symposium brings together advocacy researchers and practitioners; this year’s theme is Rethinking Leadership.

 

 

Dorian Warren

Noon, Nov. 1
Room 1840 (ECC), U-M School of Social Work

Partner: National Center for Institutional Diversity

“The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy”

 

 

Greg Landsman

Noon, Nov. 8
Room 1840 (ECC), U-M School of Social Work

Partner: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

“Beyond School: Where to Focus Collective Impact to Support Children in Poverty”

 

 

Dean Kamen

Noon, Nov. 15
Room 1840 (ECC), U-M School of Social Work

Partner: College of Engineering

“From the Segway to Medical Devices: Inventing People-Centered Solutions”

 

 

Previous Series:

Fall 2018 Speaker Series