About This Event
How should the next generation of leaders approach the interconnected challenges of the 21st century? Equitable, sound policies that address domestic challenges, from education policies to funding climate adaptation, bolster the United States' leadership globally. In a unique programming offering, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Emerging Leaders class of 2021 will draw from their professional and personal experiences to share a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of today's critical issues and trends.
Each Emerging Leader's presentation topic is listed below. These presentations are made in the Emerging Leaders' personal capacity and do not represent the position of their employers.
|Emerging Leader||Presentation Title|
|Lauren Densham||A Different Kind of Pipeline: Prison Apprenticeships to Enable Infrastructure Development|
|Joi Freeman||Pathways to Equality: Reimagining Policy for the Next Generation|
|S. Mayumi Grigsby||To End Healthcare Disparities, Start Close to Home|
|Rachel Hermes||To Help Americans Better Understand the World, Bring the Peace Corps Experience Home|
|Jon Horek||A Chicago Green Bank to Expand Local Climate Finance|
|Kendra Stead||Curing the Summertime Blues: Extending the PK-5 School Year to Improve Academic, Social, and Economic Outcomes|
|Kim H. Tran||Housing as Student Success: Modernizing the Pell Grant Program|