Wednesday, April 28, 2021
City Club Partners with the Jefferson Educational Society on Global Summit XII
The City Club of Cleveland is excited to partner with the Jefferson Educational Society (JES) on their Global Summit XII! JES is a nonprofit organization serving Erie, Pennsylvania who, like the City Club, convenes the community to promote civic enlightenment.
Their 2021 Global Summit consists of 14 free digital events spanning a three-week period from May 10 to May 27. Renowned scholars, experts, and thought leaders will explore a wide range of issues, from race in America, to both U.S. and foreign politics, to extraterrestrial life, and more. It’s a chance for all of us to hear from some of the greatest thinkers, writers, and presenters in the world.
Each of the programs will be hosted on Zoom webinar and all are free of charge. Advanced registration is required and space is limited for some of the events More details can be found here, or you can register for individual events by clicking the links in the program titles below. We hope to “see” you at Global Summit XII!
- Monday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.: Addressing Policy Reform and Racial Equity with Camille Busette and Rashawn Ray featuring Brookings Institution Senior Fellow and Director of the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion initiative Dr. Camille Busette and Brookings Institution Fellow Dr. Rashawn Ray.
- Tuesday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. A Conversation with Ali Zaidi, Deputy National Climate Advisor to the Biden Administration featuring President Biden adviser Ali Zaidi.
- Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. Extraterrestrial Life: Are We The Sharpest Cookies In The Jar? featuring renowned astronomer Dr. Avi Loeb.
- Thursday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m.: A Conversation with Rev. Jeffrey Brown: Race In America and Today's Black Lives Matter Movement featuring integral member of the “Boston miracle,” Rev. Jeffrey Brown.
- Friday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.: The Iron Lady On Screen: Discussing Margaret Thatcher in Film and on TV featuring former foreign policy aide to Lady Thatcher, Dr. Nile Gardiner.
- Monday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.: We Should Have Seen It Coming: From Reagan To Trump--A Front-Row Seat to A Political Revolution featuring executive Washington editor for The Wall Street Journal, Gerald Seib.
- Tuesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.: The Global Coronavirus Pandemic and America's Path Forward featuring Associate Dean of Global Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Michael Saag.
- Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.: Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power featuring award-winning Washington Bureau chief of USA Today, Susan Page.
- Thursday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.: Nancy Reagan: Archives, Letters, Memoirs, and Interviews Offering A New and Revealing Look at the Former First Lady featuring National political correspondent for The Washington Post, Karen Tumulty.
- Friday, May 21 at 1 p.m.: Covid-19: The Path Forward for Parents, Educators and Public Health Experts featuring author and physician, Dr. Leana Wen.
- Monday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.: Russia, China and What You Need to Know About America's Greatest Foreign Policy Challenges featuring author and Washington Post columnist, David Ignatius.
- Tuesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m.: Understanding America's 21st Century Diplomacy: Lessons from The Front Lines of Europe and Asia featuring former Ambassador Christopher Hill.
- Wednesday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m.: Front Row to History: Reporting from the Front Lines of The White House featuring author and CNN Political Analyst April Ryan.
- Thursday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.: "Our Towns:" From the Pages to the Screen, featuring writer-authors James Fallows and Deborah Fallows with filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan.