July 12, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:15am
With the impending reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the issue of teacher quality is one of particular interest for the upcoming session. The panel of Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows discussed the characteristics and considerations that a definition for Highly Effective STEM Teachers should address. The Fellows also addressed the impact of high quality professional development programs by outlining their experiences and observations.
June 28, 2011 // 1:00pm — 5:30pm
João Augusto de Castro Neves, Fyodor Lukyanov, Inderjit Singh, Da Wei, and Francis A. Kornegay spoke at The Wilson Center on the new grouping of nations known as BRICS and how this consortium of countries will shape the future global architecture.
June 17, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Panelists discuss the importance of education from early childhood to higher education, its impact on a nation’s economy, and current education initiatives being put forth by USAID.
June 02, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO; Uri Dadush, Director, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Prakash Loungani, Advisor, International Monetary Fund; Michael Lind, Director Economic Growth Program, New America Foundation; Thomas Palley, New Rules and New America Foundation
June 01, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Raymond E. Vickery, formerly a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and now a senior director at Albright Stonebridge Group, discussed his new book about the relationship between U.S.-India economic engagement and the broader strategic relationship.
May 16, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Brazil has been a leader in turning tropical savannah soils into productive land for agricultural development. Embraba, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, has established an office in Africa and is working with more than a dozen African countries, in partnership with developing agencies and foundations, to improve agricultural productivity and food security in the continent. Panelists discussed the importance of agricultural innovation in Brazil and Africa and what role the U.S. can play.
May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
In Germany, the greening of waste management has reduced greenhouse gas emissions, cut waste management costs and has allowed cities to save energy. These benefits have been achieved by treating, sorting and recycling municipal waste, making landfills obsolete.
May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
On Wednesday, May 11 Bruce Brown, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the global consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, spoke at a forum at the Wilson Center hosted by the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE).
May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Bruce Brown, Chief Technology Officer, Procter & Gamble; Moderator; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
April 26, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
What is the future of liberal arts education in America?