The Jefferson Educational Society’s Global Summit XII – is a FREE digital speaker series from May 10 to May 27 – hosted through Zoom, details on the JES website, www.JESerie.org.

There is no bulk registration as individual Zoom links are created for each of the events. You must register for events individually to reserve your spot to receive your customized links.
Emails with your links will be sent out after registration, a week before the event, a day before the event, and an hour before the event for your convenience to ensure you have the link available to you.
Registration is free, but you can make a donation towards Global Summit XII! Any and all donations are greatly appreciated and encouraged.
Monday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. –  Addressing Policy Reform and Racial Equity with Camille Busette, Director of the Brookings Institution Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative & Rashawn Ray, David M. Rubenstein Fellow of Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution
Tuesday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.  – A Conversation with Ali Zaidi, Deputy National Climate Advisor to the Biden Administration
Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. – Extraterrestrial Life: Are We the Sharpest Cookies in the Jar?   Avi Loeb, Author, Theoretical Physicist, and Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science at Harvard University
Thursday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. – A Conversation with Rev. Jeffrey Brown: Race in America and Today’s Black Lives Matter Movement –  Rev. Jeffrey Brown, President of RECAP (Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace)
Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. – The Iron Lady on Screen: Discussing Margaret Thatcher in Film and on TV – Nile Gardiner, Former Aide to Margaret Thatcher and Director of Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
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 – Gerald Seib, Author and Executive Washington Editor for The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. – The Global Coronavirus Pandemic and America’s Path Forward – Dr. Michael Saag, Director of the Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Alabama Birmingham
Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. – Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power – Susan Page, Author and Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today
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 –
Karen Tumulty, Author and Washington Post Columnist
Friday, May 21 at 1 p.m.  – The Path Forward for Parents, Educators and Public Health Experts – Dr. Leana Wen, Author and CNN Medical Analyst
Monday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. – Russia, China and What You Need to Know about America’s Greatest Foreign Policy Challenges – David Ignatius, Author and Longtime Washington Post Columnist
Tuesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. – Understanding America’s 21st Century Diplomacy: Lessons from the Front Lines of Europe and Asia – Ambassador Christopher Hill, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Former U.S. Ambassador
Wednesday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. – Front Row to History: Reporting from the Front Lines of the White House – April Ryan, Author, White House Correspondent, CNN Political Analyst, and D.C. Bureau Chief for The Grio
Thursday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. – “Our Towns” From Pages to the HBO Screen – James and Deborah Fallows, National Correspondents for The Atlantic, Author of National Bestseller, “Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America”  – Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan, Academy Award-nominated Filmmakers and Directors of “Our Towns”

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