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Modi’s India: Thinking About the Future

07-23-14 Indian Elections

In May, India completed the largest democratic election the world has ever seen. A panel of experts will discuss what India's new leadership means for the country's economic and foreign policy outlook.

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The Chinese American Dream

07-29-14 Chinese American Dream

Chinese Americans are modern exemplars of the American Dream, but not all immigrant families are living that dream. Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University, will explore the complexities of American identity.

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Reducing Vulnerability: UN Human Development Report

08-19-14 UNHDR

The 2014 Human Development Report takes the view that vulnerability threatens human development and it must be systematically addressed. Khalid Malik, director of the UN Human Development Report, will share its key findings.

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BUSINESS FORUM | Big Data and Genomics

Big Data and Genomics

Sustaining Member and Business Forum invitee-only event. Please join us for a discussion of the possibilities and the challenges of next generation genomics and implications for health care worldwide.

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