A Conversation with Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly on the State of the Global Economy

Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly, Vice-President of Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution

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Maurice R. Greenberg 2023 World Fellows Closing Ceremony

A celebration of the 2023 World Fellows. No RSVP necessary.

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Disentangling Disinformation | Online Hate & Offline Harm: Implications of Social Media Usage in Humanitarian Settings

Federica Du Pasquier is a delegate at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), most recently coordinating its humanitarian diplomacy globally around the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Federica previously advised the ICRC President on digitalization, the institutional strategy, and roll-out of key diplomatic initiatives, with a focus on advancing the ICRC’s role as a neutral intermediary. In parallel, she spearheaded a partnership with the Swiss Polytechnic Schools to develop innovative solutions for more impactful humanitarian action. Prior to this, Federica contributed to ICRC’s protection activities and dialog with authorities in Ethiopia, Syria and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and to its legal and diplomatic outreach at the UN…

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Democracy: Hope and Window to Africa’s Future | A talk with Goodluck Jonathan, 14th President of Nigeria

Goodluck Jonathan is the former president of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (2010-2015). As president, he promoted democratization through the observance of the rule of law, enactment of the Freedom of Information Act, electoral reforms, and non-interference in electoral outcomes. He is committed to continuing to promote peace, democracy, and development in Africa through the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation where he serves as Chairman. This talk will be moderated by Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr. and is sponsored by the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at the Jackson School of Global Affairs. This event is open only to members of the Yale community. A Yale ID will be required for…

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Navigating a Career That Seeks Social Impact: From Africa to the World

Pierson College Tea with 2023 Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellow Janah Ncube. Former Pan Africa Director at Oxfam, Ms. Ncube’s expertise has influenced changes in instutions like SADC, AU, AFDB, and the UN. With a history of life-saving work in 15+ crisis situtations worldwide, she serves on various boards, mentors through Inspiring Africa, and adovates for democratic governance in Zimbabwe.

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Inside the Deal: How the EU Got Brexit Done

As a close aide to Michel Barnier, Stefaan De Rynck (2006 Yale World Fellow) had a front row seat in the Brexit negotiations. In his book “Inside the Deal: How the EU Got Brexit Done”, De Rynck tells the EU’s side of the story and seeks to dispel some of the myths and spin that have become indelibly linked to the Brexit process. The conversation will be moderated by Jackson School Senior Lecturer Marnix Amand. Co-sponsored by the Yale World Fellows Program and the MacMillan Center Council on European Studies. Lunch will be provided. Please register in advance at https://tinyurl.com/yalebrexit

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Between a Dragon and a Bear: Central Asia in a Global World

Join our distinguished speakers to discuss the present and future of the Central Asian region. Our speakers: Shamil Ibragimov, 2023 World Fellow, Azis Abakirov, Founder and CEO of the High Technology Park of the Kyrgyz Republic, Erica Marat, Professor, College of Security Affairs of the National Defense University

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Ezra Stiles College Tea : Maurice R. Greenberg 2023 World Fellow, Raphaela Schweiger

Ezra Stiles College Tea : Maurice R. Greenberg 2023 World Fellow, Raphaela Schweiger.

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Wounded Tigris: A discussion on Iraq, its legacy and future, and the purpose of exploration in the 21st century

Join 2023 World Fellow Guy Disney as he leads a book discussion with Leon McCarron, the author of Wounded Tigris: A River Journey Through the Cradle of Civilization. Leon McCarron is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and explorer from Northern Ireland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the Geographical Society of Philadelphia’s Explorer of the Year, and is known for long-distance expeditions and immersive multimedia storytelling. In the past decade he has travelled over 50,000km by human power, and is currently based in Iraq. Guy Disney is a military veteran, disability advocate, explorer, and horse jockey. He served two tours in Afghanistan, with his second tour served as…

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Future of South Asia: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Smita Rakesh, VP and Partner, Social Alpha, 2023 Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellow and Hussain Nadim, Founder, Nerve Analytics, 2023 Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellow. Dinner will be provided after the talk.

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