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Global Connections with Robert Siegel: How Can We Overcome Inherited Cancers

Oct 28 | Wed |

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Global Connections is a national leaders forum, moderated by National Public Radio’s All Things Considered former host Robert Siegel interviewing experts on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects society, the economy, science, real estate, medicine and technology.

The October 28 Global Connections forum focuses on “How Can We Overcome Inherited Cancers? Breast, Ovarian & Prostate Cancer During the Pandemic and Beyond?” and features:

• Dr. Mary-Claire King (Professor of Genome Sciences and of Medicine, University of Washington) • Dr. Susan Domchek (Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA, University of Pennsylvania)

Global Connections is free and open to the public. REGISTER FOR FREE:

Past panelists include: • Dr. Stanley Fischer, former Vice Chair, US Federal Reserve and former Governor, Bank of Israel; "How to Fix America’s Economy?" • Abby Joseph Cohen, Advisory Director and Senior Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs: "Is There a Disconnect between the Stock Market and Economy?” • Jonathan Gray, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Blackstone Group: "Real Estate Trends in the Pandemic” • Dr. Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago: "How Might the Pandemic Change Higher Education" • Anya Kamenetz, NPR Education Correspondent: "Opening Schools: Risks & Strategies" • Dr. Mike Looney, Superintendent, Fulton County Schools (Atlanta, GA): "How a Big-city School System Handles COVID-19” • David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist, New York Times: “America’s Five Epic Crises” • E.J. Dionne, Op-Ed columnist, Washington Post: “Lasting Pandemic Social Changes” • Yael Eisenstat; Visiting Fellow, Cornell Tech; former CIA officer; former US Diplomat: “Social Media’s Role in Civic Life” • Scott Rechler, CEO & Chairman, RXR Realty: “Navigating the New Abnormal” • Yuval Rooz, Co-founder & CEO, Digital Asset: “COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace” • Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire: “Restoring Bipartisanship & Civic Discourse”

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Venue: Zoom (online)