Search our Calendar of Events

Find The Fun

Everything NYC
Be in the know with City Guide

Event Details

This event has already taken place. View the Latest Events

Global Connections with Robert Siegel: How Can We Overcome Inherited Cancers

Oct 28 | Wed |


Due to the coronavirus, please call to ensure this event is still happening before you leave home.

Buy Tickets
View Website

Global Connections is a national leaders forum, moderated by National Public Radio’s All Things Considered former host Robert Siegel interviewing experts on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects society, the economy, science, real estate, medicine and technology.

The October 28 Global Connections forum focuses on “How Can We Overcome Inherited Cancers? Breast, Ovarian & Prostate Cancer During the Pandemic and Beyond?” and features:

• Dr. Mary-Claire King (Professor of Genome Sciences and of Medicine, University of Washington) • Dr. Susan Domchek (Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA, University of Pennsylvania)

Global Connections is free and open to the public. REGISTER FOR FREE: www.globalconnections.splashthat.com

Past panelists include: • Dr. Stanley Fischer, former Vice Chair, US Federal Reserve and former Governor, Bank of Israel; "How to Fix America’s Economy?" • Abby Joseph Cohen, Advisory Director and Senior Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs: "Is There a Disconnect between the Stock Market and Economy?” • Jonathan Gray, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Blackstone Group: "Real Estate Trends in the Pandemic” • Dr. Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago: "How Might the Pandemic Change Higher Education" • Anya Kamenetz, NPR Education Correspondent: "Opening Schools: Risks & Strategies" • Dr. Mike Looney, Superintendent, Fulton County Schools (Atlanta, GA): "How a Big-city School System Handles COVID-19” • David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist, New York Times: “America’s Five Epic Crises” • E.J. Dionne, Op-Ed columnist, Washington Post: “Lasting Pandemic Social Changes” • Yael Eisenstat; Visiting Fellow, Cornell Tech; former CIA officer; former US Diplomat: “Social Media’s Role in Civic Life” • Scott Rechler, CEO & Chairman, RXR Realty: “Navigating the New Abnormal” • Yuval Rooz, Co-founder & CEO, Digital Asset: “COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace” • Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire: “Restoring Bipartisanship & Civic Discourse”

Watch previous forums at https://bit.ly/310LnTV.

Venue: Zoom (online)

Map
212-279-2522