The conference, which commemorates the 150th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth, is a three-day series of lectures and events across campus aimed at evaluating Gandhi, King Jr. and Chavez’s legacies in a modern context and sparking a larger discussion about human rights issues and inequities that still exist today.
Thursday’s talk isn’t Power’s first at Stanford, though this time she was here to her recent memoir, “The Education of an Idealist.” The conversation, moderated by Maha Ibrahim ’92, focused on Power’s experiences as a war correspondent in Bosnia, her role on the National Security Council and her advice for aspiring activists.
American tech investor and gender equality advocate Ellen Pao highlighted the importance of diversity in the workplace before a packed audience at Jordan Hall on Tuesday evening.
A year after being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Frances Arnold stood before a crowd at the Sapp Center to speak in the 2019 Biology-Chemistry Colloquium about her discoveries in the generation of novel enzymes through evolutionary stress and pressure.
At the event in the Clark Center auditorium, Lofgren said that she would support any of the universal healthcare bills proposed by legislators since “the Justice Department has refused to defend” the ACA.
Three Hoover affiliates spoke of the threat posed by Russia, China, and Iran on US interests and liberal values in front of a packed Traitel Auditorium. They emphasized the need for a sense of national unity as essential for an effective US foreign policy.
For descendants of Chinese railroad workers and nineteenth-century Chinese immigrants, the work that Chinese Railroad Workers Project co-directors Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Gordon Chang have achieved is not just about setting the historical record straight; it’s about reclaiming their families’ place in American history.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand discussed her life in government and policy priorities with students at an event hosted by Stanford Women in Business (SWIB). Gillibrand said that she would tackle global climate change and advocate for the political representation of women and minority groups.