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Strengthening Disaster Resilience: The 2021 HUMLOG Challenge

Major hazards constantly threaten our communities, and climate change and population growth will only accelerate and exacerbate the threats. Yet, as these examples (and the Covid-19 pandemic) show, it is not easy to respond effectively and recover quickly from disasters. It is important to learn from our experiences, identify potential problems in advance, and develop and deploy workable solutions.

Stanford Seed Launches Grit & Growth Podcast

Announcing the launch of Grit & Growth, a brand new podcast by Stanford Seed, hosted by executive director, Darius Teter. Hear stories of trial and triumph from intrepid entrepreneurs from Africa and South Asia, and gain insights from Stanford University faculty and global business experts on how to transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities. Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, or your favorite podcast platform. New episodes are released every two weeks. Please consider writing a review!

Masters and PGDip in African Energy Leadership Information Session

Wits Business School offers the only postgraduate programs of their kind on the Africa continent that focus on leadership in the energy space. These programs have been developed by the African Energy Leadership Centre (AELC) at Wits Business School and are based on the very latest research in the field. The time is now to develop the next generation of leaders in energy – an industry that is critical to Africa’s sustainable growth! Find out more at our upcoming Information Session.

Women Know Global: Perspectives from Leaders in Business

During Thursday’s Women Know Global virtual event hosted by the Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, four female business, development and research leaders offered insights on how to position women for success in the global economy.Moderator and CGB Executive Director Rebecca Bellinger was joined by CEOs Elizabeth Vasquez and Simona Scarpaleggia, as well as Dr. Margo Thomas, MS ’91, and author Dr. Linda Scott, with each panelist offering her unique perspective.