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Fresh Perspectives on Diversity - Vivek Wadhwa - Fellow, Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University

The Dean's Lecture Series is an opportunity for students, trainees, faculty and staff to explore current topics that impact our mission areas.
Our first series, Fresh Perspectives on Diversity, will lead to a deeper understanding of how diversity contributes to all our mission areas and fuels innovation and collaboration.These lectures will focus on the value and transformative power of diversity as we seek to lead the biomedical revolution. Lectures will take place from noon to 1:00pm in Berg Hall.  We hope you can join us.  Space is limited and preregistration is required.
Our second speaker, Vivek Wadhwa, is a Fellow at Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University. He is author of The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent, which was named by The Economist as a Book of the Year of 2012, and Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology, which documents the struggles and triumphs of women. He was named by Foreign Policy magazine as a Top 100 Global Thinker in 2012. In 2013, Time magazine listed him as one of the 40 Most Influential Minds in Tech.

Details

When:

Friday, February 20, 2015. 12:00 PM

Where:

Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center

Sponsor:

School of Medicine, Office of the Dean

Contact:

650.497.4510
katev@stanford.edu

Admission:

This event is open to the public. Space is limited so please arrive early.