Dayna Cunningham and Edward Glaeser
José Andrés, David Beasley, and Laura Reiley
John F. Kennedy Library
Thomas Wright is the director of the Center on the United States and Europe and a senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. He is also a contributing writer for The Atlantic and a nonresident fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. He is the author of “All Measures Short of War: The Contest For the 21st Century and the Future of American Power” which was published by Yale University Press in May 2017. His second book, "Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order," will be published by St Martin's Press in 2021. Wright also works on U.S. foreign policy, great power competition, the European Union, Brexit, and economic interdependence. Wright has a doctorate from Georgetown University, a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University, and a bachelor's and master's from University College Dublin. He has also held a pre-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton University. He was previously executive director of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and a lecturer at the University of Chicago's Harris School for Public Policy.
Gary Sandling, Vice President of Visitor Programs and Services at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Nathaniel Sheidley, CEO of Revolutionary Spaces Kyera Singleton, Executive Director of the Royall House & Slave Quarters Karin Wulf, Professor of History at William & Mary and Director of the Omohundro Institute Moderated by Cristela Guerra, arts and culture reporter for WBUR’s The ARTery
Paola Ramos is a host and correspondent for VICE and VICE News, as well as a contributor to Telemundo News and MSNBC. Ramos was the deputy director of Hispanic media for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and a political appointee during the Barack Obama administration, and she also served in President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. She’s a former fellow at Emerson Collective. Ramos received her MA in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn. Visit her website, paolaramos.com, to learn more, and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @paoramos.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Abraham Verghese, Tobias Wolff, and Alan Price (moderator)
John F. Kennedy Library
Panelists: Monica Cannon-Grant, the CEO and founder of Violence In Boston Inc., a nonprofit working to improve the quality of life and life outcomes of individuals from disenfranchised communities by reducing the prevalence of violence and the impact of associated trauma. Kai Grant, the founder of Black Market along with her husband Christopher, creating Nubian Square’s first flexible cultural event spaces with a signature artisan marketplace. She now manages Black Market’s programming, which focuses on reigniting Roxbury’s creative economy. Moderator: Malia Lazu, founder of the Lazu Group, is an award winning, tenured strategist in diversity & inclusion who sparked deep economic development and investment in urban entrepreneurship. She sits on the boards of Revolutionary Spaces.
Old South Meeting House
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