In a session titled “Inclusive Growth in St. Louis: Embracing Inclusive Leadership,” a panel of experts from different sectors discussed strategies to create inclusive and meaningful leadership. Speakers acknowledged exclusive systems and practices that keep under-represented communities from accessing decision-making spaces and discussed strategies for extending social capital, financial support and building community engagement partnerships. […]
This two-part discussion, titled “Creating Inclusive Access to Education, Training & Technology,” featured leaders from various sectors addressing how to create more equitable access to education, training and technology in our community. It was part of the Inclusive Growth in St. Louis series, which investigated who is left out of St. Louis’s economic growth benefits, […]
Glenn Hubbard presented the Murray Weidenbaum Tribute Lecture: ‘After the Election: Recovery, Reform and Renewal.’Hubbard is dean emeritus and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School and served as chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers from 2001 until 2003. He addressed important economic policy issues under discussion in […]
In the event titled “The Other F Word: Learning from Failure,” a panel of Olin alumni and faculty shared personal stories of failure and explored how the experience shaped their values and helped them find a new path to success.
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump campaigned on an economic platform that included such sweeping measures as overhauling the tax code, dismantling trade agreements, tightening restrictions on immigration, and repealing “Obamacare.” Now, a year into President Trump’s administration, fiscal and monetary policy expert David Wessel will examine the economic landscape thus far, help translate what […]
In Dan Ariely’s first two books, both New York Times bestsellers, Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality, the behavioural economist shows how, despite best intentions, we often fail to act in our own best interests.With his third book, The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone – Especially Ourselves, Ariely has turned his attention to studying dishonesty in American culture. He has some surprising findings to share at an Assembly Series presentation at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Graham Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Anyone with aspirations for climbing the corporate ladder knows that the best advice comes from insiders at the top, and Cynthia Brinkley has occupied the top rungs at some of the largest and most-established companies for more than a quarter-century. At 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Graham Chapel, Brinkley will share her experiences at AT&T and most recently, General Motors.
Souffrant’s social enterprise, Vendedy makes it easy to access products that are sold on streets and bazaars around the globe.
On October 11, 2012 international economic forecaster and social observer Jeremy Rifkin talked about “The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy and the World.”