The Yale Innovation Summit is delighted to return to an in-person format this year. The Summit has become the largest entrepreneurship event on campus and the largest gathering of venture capital investors in Connecticut. Over two days we will celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship at Yale, in New Haven and Connecticut as a whole. The Summit offers unequaled networking, education, and inspiration for the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem. All are welcome!
This year’s Yale Library Senior Exhibit,
curated by Gabrielle Colangelo ‘22, is now
on display in the Sterling Memorial Library
Please join us to celebrate the opening of “We are Everywhere: Lesbians in the Archive.” Curator Gabrielle Colangelo will provide a tour of this exciting exhibition and will be available for questions and conversation over light refreshments afterward. No registration is necessary.
Mr. Ban served as the Chairman of Presidential National Council on Climate and Air Quality (NCCA) (2019-2021). In 2018, Mr. Ban was elected as the Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia. Mr. Ban, along with former President of Austria Mr. Heinz Fischer, was inducted as Co-Chairs of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Ban is the Chair of the Global Center on Adaptation, an international organization hosted by the Netherlands. Mr. Ban Ki-moon was also elected as Chairman of IOC Ethics Committee in September 2017. Mr.
Join us live from New Haven during the Afro-American Cultural Center’s 50th anniversary celebration with Maxine Williams ’91, the chief diversity officer at Meta, formerly Facebook. Maxine serves as a member of Meta’s most senior executive leadership team under the CEO. Her team works to increase cognitive diversity — different ways of thinking based on different backgrounds, experiences, and information — of all Meta teams and integrate diverse perspectives into policy and product development.
Yale’s Afro-American Cultural Center was established at the height of the Black Arts Movement, and, as such, visual, literary, and performing arts have remained at the heart of our community. Join us for a panel discussion featuring some of our prominent alumni who will be sharing their insights from their work and lives in the arts and reflections on how art can change the world. Close the night out by enjoying a family-friendly showcase featuring student performance groups from the House and other cultural centers.
Elijah Anderson, author of the newly released Black in White Space: The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life; Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar at USC Annenberg and U.S. Sports Envoy for Skateboarding and Visiting Fellow in Race, Culture & Community Dr. Neftalie Williams; and renowned dancer and choreographer and assistant professor of physical-theatre at Montclair State University, Stefanie Batten Bland, will have a candid conversation on the nuances of race in physical spaces, moderated by YSC Associate Artistic Director Jennifer Harrison Newman.
Yale Schwarzman Center (YSC) is proud to host five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Angélique Kidjo Hon. Music ’15 and her daughter, actor, writer, and multinational performer Naïma Hebrail Kidjo ’15 for an intimate conversation about identity, belonging, forgiveness, and the power of family. This event coincides with the first leg of a global tour of the Kidjos’ new original music theater work, Yemandja.
The Desert Futures Collective is a growing network of scholars, activists, and artists whose shared goal is to chart new paradigms for interdisciplinary humanities scholarship through a comparative focus on the poetics and politics of desert spaces. The “Desert Futures : Sahara” symposium and workshop is scheduled to take place in person at Yale University from April 28 to May 1, 2022.
Alden grew up primarily in the western United States with a year in New Zealand. She is an entirely self taught artist with no formal training. At the age of 46, a career criminal, who preyed upon women for money, insinuated himself into her life and began a campaign of systematic, escalating terror. After 7 months of inept local law enforcement involvement, Ms Alden was forced to defend herself and her children with deadly force. Thirteen years into a fifteen sentence, the Utah state legislature completed a sentencing audit and ordered her immediate release.