Simar Malhotra

Panel of international leaders discuss issues in global education

The Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society held a panel discussion on a Collaboration for Scaling Global Education yesterday at Cubberley Auditorium. The panelists included Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia; Yuri Afanasiev, the United Nations’ Resident Coordinator of India; Shiv Khemka, the chair of The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (TGELF); and Rebecca Winthrop, the director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. Vasundhara Raje, the chief minister of the Indian state of Rajasthan, was not able to attend the panel and was represented by Naresh Gangwar, an official from the Rajasthan Department of Education.

BASES launches new online platform for entrepreneurship

Conceptualized last winter, CNECT is a new online platform for student entrepreneurs to share ideas, present opinions and exchange knowledge about entrepreneurship across the world. Founded by Jasmin Park '16, CNECT essentially acts as a news-publishing platform, consolidating diverse ideas.

ASSU Sexual Assault Prevention committee, Task Force address sexual assault

The Sexual Assault Prevention committee of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) partnered with the Spoken Word Collective to organize an open mic event, called “(Un)filtered,” on gender violence, sexual assault and identity last Wednesday, Nov. 4. The event comes at a time during which the University is also reviewing a proposed updated judicial process for sexual assault.
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