Exclusives | July 22, 2016
Lavin Weekly #47: Leibovich, Heffernan, Wood, & Stephens
— 1. Under the RNC Big Top with Mark Leibovich...
Science | July 20, 2016
Timely Diagnoses: Laurie Garrett Assesses Zika and Global Health for CFR
— Few global health journalists are as esteemed as Laurie Garrett. The recipient of all three P’s of journalism—the Pulitzer, the Polk, and the Peabody—she has been an authority on infectious disease and public health for decades. But Garrett doesn’t see global health issues in a vacuum. She’s a highly interdisciplinary thinker and keynote speaker, analyzing the wider implications of outbreaks: the political,...
Diversity | July 19, 2016
Exclusive: TED Speaker Rich Benjamin Reacts to Dallas, Baton Rouge, Minnesota
— Diversity speaker and author of Searching for Whitopia Rich Benjamin is one of the most insightful voices on race and shifting demographics in America. After the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, Benjamin took to The New York Times...
Economics | July 18, 2016
New Videos: Elizabeth Dunn and the Science of Spending
— To Happy Money author Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, money can buy happiness—if we’re spending it correctly. Dunn is a much-cited happiness researcher, which is exactly what it sounds like: operating out of UBC’s Department of Psychology, she conducts original research into the ways individuals and corporations alike...
Exclusives | July 15, 2016
Lavin Weekly #46: Garrett, Pinker, & Nair
— 1. Brexit Fallout Goes Beyond Politics: Laurie Garrett for Foreign Policy...
Business Strategy | July 14, 2016
Beyond the Bottom Line: Lavin Speakers on Customer-Centricity
— In sales and in marketing, we’re always thinking of the bottom line. But often—and as these Lavin keynote speakers reveal—if we place our customers’ needs first, ROI will follow. Moreover, as your reputation as a customer-centric business grows, your company’s image will flourish. And in the age of social media, where the consumer’s voice has never been louder, and where a company’s reputation can blossom or wither overnight, the old adage is truer than ever:...
In a riveting interview conducted by Riaz Meghji, Mohamed Fahmy recounts tales of his imprisonment in Egypt, the importance of journalism, and what this means to each of us in today’s society.