CJA’s Professional Network for Human Right’s will be hosting a happy hour and discussion regarding the use and potential of blockchain in the realm of human rights. Experts from both fields will share key insights into this important overlap.
The Asia Society is hosting former Google China CEO Dr. Kai-Fu Lee to discuss the trajectory of artificial intelligence as outlined in his new book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order.
Clara Long, a senior researcher with the US Program at Human Rights Watch, and Carmen Cheung, Legal Director at the Center for Justice and Accountability will be discussing how recent political shifts are endangering human rights by looking at the current situation along the US-Mexico border.
Join our friends at the Partnerships for Trauma Recovery at a fundraising happy hour this Saturday at Soda Popinski's. Everyone (21+) is welcome, and all tips will earned during the event go toward the organization.
Our friends at Spark are hosting this event to amplify women's voices and raise funds to those on the front lines of promoting gender equality. All proceeds of the event will be donated to the Human Rights Common Platform, and similar organizations.
The Asia Society, in partnership with the Long Now Foundation are hosting this discussion featuring Kishore Mahbubabi, Professor of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. This event will examine the tensions between The West, and the rising powers of The East.
The Asia Society is hosting this panel discussion event with experts who will draw from experiences in the US, Japan and China. The discussion will center around examining various approaches to regulation and markets to identify lessons that are relevant to Bay Area businesses.
Tech Bay Area Advocates, the Bay Area chapter Global Tech Advocates, will be bringing together the Consuls General of Mexico, Canada and the UK to discuss the impact of Digital on NAFTA, Trade and Brexit.
The Center for Justice & Accountability invites you to join us for our 20th Anniversary Gala and International Women’s Day Celebration. We look forward to an evening of lifting up the community of human rights defenders and their partners here in the Bay Area.
Join Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE and emcee, Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer, Fortune and a panel of expert judges, including David Baga, Chief Business Officer of Lyft; Anne Marie Burgoyne, Managing Director of the Emerson Collective; Sal Giambanco, Partner, Human Capital of Omidyar Network and Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs of Cisco.
Learn about innovative, new solutions that could be scaled to reach millions. Meet global development teams from around the world. Collaborate with CARE and sign up to utilize your time and talent. Vote to select the Pitch Night winners; $100,000 in grants will be awarded.
- 6 - 7 p.m. - Reception with Light Bites
- 7 - 8:15 p.m. - Team Pitches & Audience Voting
- 8:15 - 9 p.m. - Pro Bono Marketplace & Winners Announced
Learn more about this event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cares-scale-x-design-challenge-silicon-valley-pitch-night-celebration-tickets-37806999754
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist David Barboza joins Asia Society for a special off-the-record discussion on his extensive experience as a business reporter based in Shanghai on Jan 11. "Barboza nailed this work so well that the evidence was unarguable. We believe his revelations have few parallels in foreign correspondence." (Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting)
5:30—6:00 PM Registration
6:00—7:30 PM Talk followed by Q&A
7:30—8:00 PM Networking Reception
The Syrian refugee crisis is one of the largest humanitarian crises since World War II. More than five million refugees have fled the country, and millions more have been displaced within the country. Hear directly from Bay Area residents who have worked first-hand with Syrian refugees in the Middle East and Southern Europe.