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03/01/2014 TedxManhattan "Changing the Way We Eat" Viewing Party hosted by the Wagner Food Policy Alliance and Columbia Food Policy & Obesity Prevention

TedxManhattan "Changing the Way We Eat" Viewing Party hosted by the Wagner Food Policy Alliance and Columbia Food Policy & Obesity Prevention

Presented by the Wagner Food Policy Alliance and Columbia Food Policy & Obesity Prevention

Date: March 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square S, New York City, NY 10012 Room 369

Join the Wagner Food Policy Alliance and Columbia Food Policy & Obesity Prevention for a TEDx viewing party! Lunch and afternoon coffee with be served. Here is the day's schedule. We hope to see you there!

If you are unfamiliar with TEDx, a description of the movement is below:

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxManhattan "Changing the Way We Eat", where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxManhattan event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
http://tedxmanhattan.org/

Speakers include:
Alison Cayne, Owner of Haven's Kitchen (and NYU Steinhardt Food Studies alum!)
Tom Colicchio, award-winning chef, restauranter and host of Bravo TV's Top Chef
Andrew Gunther, Director of Animal Welfare Approved
and many more!

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02/26/2014 A Book Launch for The Color Bind: Talking (And Not Talking) About Race at Work

A book launch for The Color Bind: Talking (And Not Talking) About Race at Work

Presented by NYU Wagner and the Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA)

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Conversation with the authors | 7:00pm – 8:00pm Reception
Location: NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

Join authors Erica Gabrielle Foldy, Associate Professor at NYU Wagner, and Tamara R. Buckley, Associate Professor at City University of New York, as they discuss their new book The Color Bind. The discussion will be moderated by Melody Barnes, Vice Provost at NYU and former Director of President Obama's Domestic Policy Council. NYU Wagner Professor David Elcott will provide opening and closing remarks.

Public service organizations regularly face issues related to race and ethnicity, but usually resist actually talking about them. The authors have identified this as the color bind. This book grew out of a study of child welfare workers. Foldy and Buckley observed teams over several years to see how their members discussed race and ethnicity in their work, and found that most teams barely broached the topic. In fact, only one team regularly brought race or ethnicity into their conversations. They dug into what made this team different and gleaned some important lessons for social service organizations, advocacy groups, public agencies, schools, health providers, and other social sector contexts.   

 

The Color Bind shares in-depth case studies of this team and others, and outlines strategies - including modeling desired behavior and encouraging movement toward color cognizance - for organizations looking to transcend the color bind and engage race in ways that advance their mission and create trusting relationships.

Panelists:
Erica Gabrielle Foldy, Associate Professor of Public and Nonprofit Management, NYU Wagner
Tamara R. Buckley, Associate Professor of Counseling , Hunter College, and Associate Professor of Psychology, City University of New York

Moderated by:
Melody Barnes, Vice Provost, Global Studies Leadership Initiatives, New York University, and Senior Fellow, NYU Wagner

Opening and closing remarks by:
David Elcott, The Henry and Marilyn Taub Professor of Practice in Public Service and Leadership, NYU Wagner

More information about the book can be found here.

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02/25/2014 Conflict, Security and Development Series - Spring 2014 - Security and Development Challenges in Afghanistan: Which Comes First?

Security and Development Challenges in Afghanistan: Which Comes First?

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
12:30pm - 1:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Discussion

with a special guest speaker.

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02/24/2014 OPEN DATA NOW @ NYC: Presented by the GovLab at NYU Wagner

OPEN DATA NOW @ NYC
Presented by the GovLab at NYU Wagner

Monday, February 24, 2014
5:30pm -- 7:30pm

NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

JOIN US for a reception to launch the new book, Open Data Now - written by Senior Advisor to the GovLab, Joel Gurin - and to learn how free public data is creating new opportunities for innovators in New York and across the country. Refreshments will be served.

Beth Noveck, Founder and Director of the GovLab, will explain how the GovLab is promoting new approaches to government, technology, and civic engagement. Joel Gurin will describe how Open Data is driving innovation in the private and public sectors, and will preview the findings of the Open Data 500, the GovLab project to study companies that use Open Data as a key business resource.

We will also have a lightning round of short presentations from New York City companies that are building businesses, and helping the public, with Open Data on health, finance, and other areas. This is an evening to celebrate Open Data, learn about its power, and network with leaders of New York's growing Open Data movement. (Copies of Open Data Now will be available for purchase.)

Presenters:

  • Beth Simone Noveck, Founder and Director, The Governance Lab at NYU
  • Joel Gurin, Author of Open Data Now; Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab at NYU; and Project Director, Open Data 500
  • NYC Open Data Entrepreneurs including: Marc DaCosta, Co-Founder, Enigma.io; Yaron Samid, CEO, BillGuard; Russell Graney, CEO, Aidin
Special Guest Speaker: Doc Searls, Author, The Intention Economy; Co-Author, The Cluetrain Manifesto, on how Open Data and personal data can work together
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02/21/2014 NYU Wagner DC Alumni Career Panel

NYU Wagner Alumni Public Service Career Panel (in Washington, DC)
Sponsored by the NYU Wagner Office of Career Services and Alumni Relations

Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: NYU DC Campus | The Constance Milstein and Family Global Academic Center | The Weissberg Room | 1307 L Street, NW | Washington, DC 20005

Please join us for an alumni career panel at NYU's DC campus, featuring successful NYU Wagner alumni working in exciting public service positions in the Washington, DC area. Panelists will discuss the nature of their current work, how they secured their jobs, and how their Wagner education helped them transition into their current role. A networking reception will immediately follow the panel discussion. 

Moderator:
Kathy O' Regan, NYU Wagner Professor of Public Policy and Planning, and Former Director of the Public and Nonprofit Management and Analysis Program (PNP); Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (nomination pending)

Panelists: 
Sean Maloney, MPA '08, Chief of Staff, Bureau for Africa at USAID
Marc Minor, MPA '11, Manager at Deloitte & Touche
Myisha Patterson-Gatson, MPA '09, Health Insurance Specialist at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  
Iman Perry, MPA '09, Management and Program Analyst at US Department of Homeland Security

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02/21/2014 4th Annual NYU Social Innovation Symposium: New Ideas for Urban Ecosystems

4th Annual NYU Social Innovation Symposium: New Ideas for Urban Ecosystems
Presented by NYU Wagner, NYU Stern and the NYU School of Law

Friday, February 21, 2014
7:45am - 7:00pm
NYU Stern, 44 West 4th Street, NYC
Henry Kaufman Management Center

NYU Social Innovation Symposium (SIS), a tri-school organized event, provides an annual forum for nearly 500 practitioners, scholars, and students to share game-changing concepts and ideas spanning a wide array of social matters from education, public health, and environmental issues to democratic institutions, financial inclusion and economic inequality.

This year's NYU SIS theme, Beyond Skylines: New Ideas for Urban Ecosystems, will frame a conversation on social innovations that aim to make urban communities around the world smarter and stronger.

The NYU SIS student board is pleased to welcome America's premier social innovators to lead the day's program. Ben Rattray, Founder and CEO of Change. org, will deliver this year's morning keynote, prominent thought leaders will share game changing ideas as part of the NYU SIS keystone event, 10 Minutes to Change the World, and the NYU SIS panel series will feature distinguished practitioners working to strengthen urban communities.

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02/19/2014 NYU Women: Take the Lead Challenge! Turning our Careers and Leadership Intentions Into Reality

NYU Women: Take the Lead Challenge! Turning Our Careers and Leadership Intentions into Reality
Presented by the NYU Leadership Initiative, NYU Wagner Women's Caucus (WWC), BRIDGE, and NYU Wagner Management and Leadership Organization (WMLO)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
7:30pm - 10:00pm
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, NYC
Room 808

There is a national conversation happening now about the challenges women face in the workplace and their transforming role in society and business (thank you Sheryl Sandberg, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Melissa Harris-Perry, and many more). But women still earn 77 cents to men's dollar. And while making up half the workforce, only 18 percent of the top leadership positions are held by women. 
 
So join us as we DO something about it. 
 
Gather with the NYU community and millions across the country for the Take the Lead Challenge, which calls on all of us (men, too!) to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women to take a fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025. It’s today’s women’s movement - a unique catalyst for women to embrace power and reach leadership parity.
 
The event will begin at 7:30 PM with an NYU special guest speaker (TBA) and refreshments. Starting at 8:00 PM, we will live stream the national event, which will:
·  Inspire you with dynamic speakers like Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg (via live stream)
·  Give you the tools to chart your personal course to success
·  Connect you with other NYU women to network and support each other

Find out more information at www.taketheleadwomen.com.

 

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02/19/2014 Cafecito

Cafecito
Presented by Association of Latin@s and Allies in Public Service (ALAS)

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC Jersey Conference Room  

Although the rates of Latinos enrolled in college and universities has increased and, for the first time in 2012, surpassed that of non-Latino whites, only 51% are graduating from these institutions.
During this Cafecito, we will be discussing the issues around student retention. This session will welcome ideas and practical solutions about how we can reduce the current gap in retention rates of all students.

For more information please read the Gates Foundation Press Release and The Pew Research Center Fact Sheet.

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02/18/2014 Conflict, Security and Development Series - Spring 2014 - Securing Land Rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel

Securing Land Rights for Palestinian Citizens of Israel 

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
12:30pm - 1:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Discussion

with
Suhad Bishara, Director of Adalah's Land and Planning Rights Unit

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02/13/2014 RESCHEDULED: An Insider's View of the Affordable Care Act: Lecture and Q&A with Dean Sherry Glied
Due to inclement 

weather, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 24, 2014. Please stay tuned for more information, and we hope to see you then. If you have any questions, please contact us at wagner.events@nyu.edu.

An Insider's View of the Affordable Care Act: Lecture and Q&A with Dean Sherry Glied
Presented by NYU Wagner and the Wagner Health Network
Co-sponsored by NYU Wagner's Health Alumni Affinity Group

Rescheduled Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Join us for an exciting opportunity to learn more about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), from an insider's perspective. Dean Sherry Glied, a health care policy reform expert, served as an Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2010-2012, where she was intimately involved in the implementation of the ACA. Dean Glied will share her insider's knowledge of the legislation, and will answer questions after her presentation.

Following the program, there will be a reception for all attendees.

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02/12/2014 The Power of AND: Learning to Think with AND Instead of OR to Accomplish Seemingly Incompatible Goals

The Power of AND: Learning to Think with AND Instead of OR to Accomplish Seemingly Incompatible Goals
Presented by the NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship

Date: Wednesday, Februrary 12, 2014
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th Street, NYC

Social entrepreneurs think with the “AND philosophy” when conceiving unorthodox solutions. Daniel Lubetzky, founder of KIND Healthy Snacks, the OneVoice Movement and PeaceWorks, shares how to retrain your brain to constantly challenge false assumptions and enhance your creativity and output across all channels – including strategic planning, budgeting, hiring, product design, marketing and even the personal choices we face every day. Daniel will showcase how this philosophy helped him to grow KIND Healthy Snacks to one of the fastest growing healthy snacks brands in America.

Speakers:
Daniel Lubetzky, Founder & CEO, KIND Healthy Snacks
In conversation with Chana Zimmerman, Business Journalist

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02/11/2014 Conflict, Security and Development Series - Spring 2014 - Food Insecurity and Conflict in Afghanistan

Food Insecurity and Conflict in Afghanistan

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
12:30pm - 1:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Discussion

with
Anna D'Souza, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Wagner School

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02/04/2014 Conflict, Security and Development Series - Spring 2014 - Stabilization and Development: Risk Frameworks and Programs in Somalia,

Stabilization and Development: Risk Frameworks and Programs in Somalia,
Bangladesh and Beyond

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
12:30pm - 1:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Discussion

with
Adam Kaloides, Crisis, Stabilization, Governance Advisor to the USAID Office of East African Affairs and NYU Wagner alumnus
and
Major David Beskow, Assistant Professor, Dept of Systems Engineering at United States Military Academy, West Point; Fellow, Network Science Center; Contributor, Center for Nation Reconstruction and Capacity

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01/28/2014 An Evening with Jamie Shupak

An Evening with Jamie Shupak
Presented by the NYU Rudin Center

January 28, 2014
6:30pm - 8:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

Join the NYU Rudin Center in welcoming Jamie Shupak, NY1 Traffic and Transit Reporter, host of TV Dinner, and author of the book Transit Girl. In her new book, Ms. Shupak delivers a provocative tale of navigating NYC life as a single girl, while delivering its transportation news every morning. In an intimate evening of conversation with Ms. Shupak, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of her daily delivery of commuter news and separate truth from fiction in her novel.

Can't make the event? Follow along with @NYURudin, and submit your questions/comments with the tag #JSatRudin.

This event is co-sponsored by the University Transportation Research Center at City College of New York.

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12/13/2013 Faculty Brainstorming Session #3

Faculty Brainstorming Session #3

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12/11/2013 WFPA Holiday Happy Hour and Open Board Meeting

Wagner Food Policy Alliance Holiday Happy Hour and Open Board Meeting

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Jimmy's No. 43, 43 E 7th Street, NYC

The NYU Wagner Food Policy Alliance board will be hosting a holiday happy hour in conjunction with an open board meeting--all students are welcome! Come and have some tasty beers, talk about what you'd like to see happen with the WFPA next semester, get involved and take a breather from studying for finals! We would love to meet fellow students who are interested in food policy issues so that we can work together to create impactful events next semester. Hope you can join us!

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12/11/2013 Global Kids Environmental Education Panel

Global Kids Environmental Education Panel
Presented by The Wagner Education Policy Students Association (WEPSA), Global Kids, Alliance for Climate Education, and the Center for Urban Environment Reform.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette St, 2nd Floor
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

WEPSA is partnering with Global Kids, the Alliance for Climate Education, and the Center for Urban Environment Reform to host a panel on environmental education and activism. Come meet with NYC climate change activists and learn more about what is being taught in our classrooms about this vital issue.

The panel will discuss a number of important topics including the impact of climate change both domestically and around the world, the state of environmental education in NYC schools today, and expanding efforts to “green” NYC schools under the de Blasio administration.

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12/10/2013 Workshop for Small and Mid-Size Nonprofits - Presented by the IRS Exempt Organizations Unit

Workshop for Small and Mid-Size Nonprofits - Presented by the IRS Exempt Organizations Unit

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
9:00am - 4:00pm
Baruch College’s Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th Street, NYC
7th Floor, Room 750

This hands-on workshop will provide an opportunity for small and mid-sized nonprofits and students in nonprofit management to learn more about: the benefits and responsibilities of tax-exempt status; the redesigned 990 form; required disclosures; restoration of tax-exempt status; employment topics, including classification and filing requirements; and Unrelated Business Income Tax issues.

The event is hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management at the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College in partnership with NYU Wagner, The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, and the Foundation Center.

RSVP at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irs-tax-workshop-for-small-and-mid-size-non...

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12/04/2013 NYU Wagner Philanthropy Presents: SOUP for Dinner - a micro-granting event

SOUP for Dinner

Presented by NYU Wagner Philanthropy

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Puck Building, 295 Lafayette St, NYC
Rudin Forum

Join us for SOUP for Dinner - a night in which we come together as a community to share a meal for a donation of $10. Hear from 4 local nonprofit organizations about their missions and the great work they are doing, and at the culmination of the evening, learn about how even a small donation can make a significant impact when pooled with other donations—as we collectively decide which nonprofit project we want the proceeds to support.

Our co-sponsors include: Wagner Management and Leadership Organization, Stonewall Policy Alliance, SNEAC, and Wagner Student Alliance for Africa.

A simple micro-granting event, SOUP seeks to 1) engage students in the positive experience of individual philanthropy; 2) support a small local nonprofit organization; 3) demonstrate the impact of collective action. This event will also be an opportunity for a few nonprofits to present to an audience of students who care about various themes and issue areas and to ultimately win a grant.

100% of each $10 donation will go to the nonprofit grant recipient.

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12/03/2013 Debate on Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget

A Debate on Fiscal Policy and the Federal Budget
Presented by NYU Wagner Economics and Finance Association (WEFA) and The Wagner Policy Alliance (WPA)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue

Please join WPA and WEFA for a discussion of the federal budget and fiscal policy. The event will feature two leading fiscal policy experts, Romina Boccia of the Heritage Foundation and Mark Schmitt of the Roosevelt Institute, and will be facilitated by NYU Wagner professor, Thad Calabrese.

The debate will explore questions such as: What are the fiscal challenges facing this country and how should we address them? How should we tackle challenges with entitlement programs? What should the nation's tax policy look like? What are the economic implications of different fiscal policies?
Panelists will discuss these issues in the context of the practical limitations imposed by the Congressional-Presidential gridlock, and what that means for any potential budget deal.

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11/30/2013 OEA Test Event

Rising Above the Challenges: Effective Global Public Policy in the 21st Century
Presented by the NYU Wagner Office of External Affairs

Monday, September 30
6:00pm – 7:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York City

Join us to hear a panel of senior policy experts discuss how the global public policy landscape is changing, how they see its future, and what that implies for the skills and backgrounds that practitioners need. In the increasingly complex, challenging, and changing world of global public policy, leaders must develop and implement inventive and effective solutions. Experts from the IMF, the World Bank, Google, and NYU Wagner will discuss this rapidly changing realm and how leaders can be prepared to address new global challenges.

Panelists:
Marco Cangiano, Assistant Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Ani Dasgupta, Director of Knowledge and Learning, The World Bank

Moderated by:
Paul Smoke, Professor of Public Finance and Planning, and Director of International Programs at NYU Wagner

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11/26/2013 International Specialization Faculty Research Dinner

International Specialization Faculty Research Dinner
Presented by Internation Public Service Association (IPSA)

Tuesday, November 26, 2014
5:00pm - 6:30pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum for Civic Discussion

IPSA invites all graduate students to come enjoy dinner and discussion with NYU faculty and practitioners involved in international development and public service-related research. The International Specialization Faculty Dinner is an opportunity to interact with professors at Wagner and other NYU schools, and dicuss current trends in research.

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11/22/2013 NYU Wagner Culture Day

NYU Wagner Culture Day
Presented by Wagner International Student Society

Friday, November 22, 2013
3:00pm - 5:00pm
NYU Wagner, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, NYC
Rudin Family Forum Room for Civic Dialogue 

Culture Day is the annual celebration of rich cultural diversity at NYU Wagner. Come and see fellow Wagner students providing music, food, and exhibitions with various cultural backgrounds. Co-sponsored by WISS, ALAS, APASA, SNEAC, SPA, and WSAFA.

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11/22/2013 Faculty Brainstorming Session #2

Faculty Brainstorming Session #2

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