What’s Your Impact? Lean Impact Measurement for Social Ventures
Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

What’s Your Impact? Lean Impact Measurement for Social Ventures

Location:
WEX-G02 Seminar Room
Measuring sustainability impact (social, environmental and economic value creation) is extremely difficult. Measuring it for new ventures or projects, with limited time and resources, makes this process even more difficult.
Psychiatric Diagnosis: The First Cause of Everything Bad in the Mental Health System
Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Psychiatric Diagnosis: The First Cause of Everything Bad in the Mental Health System

Location:
WEX-102 Marc Heng and Family Conference Room
DescriptionPsychiatric diagnosis is completely unregulated and is widely — and unjustifiably — believed to be solidly grounded in science, to help reduce human suffering, and to expose psychiatrically labeled people to no harm. Dr. Paula J. Caplan resigned from two committees involved in revising the diagnostic manual when she learned that none of the above was true.
Democracy in Hard Places — Populism's Threat to Democracy: Comparative Lessons for the U.S.
Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Democracy in Hard Places — Populism's Threat to Democracy: Comparative Lessons for the U.S.

Location:
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 200N Foyer
Join Kurt Weyland, Mike Hogg Professor in Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin Department of Government, in discussion. To elucidate the prospects of U.S. democracy under President Trump, this talk will analyze the regime impact of populist chief executives in Europe and Latin America. Professor Weyland's investigation finds that institutional weakness is a crucial permissive cause for democratic backsliding.
Amb. Cathy Russell: What About Girls?
Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Amb. Cathy Russell: What About Girls?

Location:
L-166 IOP CONFERENCE ROOM
Week three of Amb. Cathy Russell's study group Why Women and Girls Matter to U.S. Foreign Policy