[PAST EVENT] DC Metro - Global Research Institute Lightning Talks

April 3, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW | Washington, DC 20036
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Join the Reves International Advisory Board and faculty and students from W&M’s Global Research Institute for a series of lightning talks on their latest research, which spans from China to Kenya and from Bosnia to Tanzania.

The talks will be followed by a reception including appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks.

Lightning Talk #1
Mike Tierney, Co-Director of the Global Research Institute will describe new projects and programs at GRI

Lightning Talk #2
Samantha Custer, Director of Policy Analysis at AidData will explain Chinese foreign aid and public diplomacy efforts

Lightning Talk #3
Carrie Dolan, Director at the Ignite Research Lab will use spatial data to show the implications of economic growth on infant and child health in Nigeria

Lightning Talk #4
Paula Pickering, Director at the American Bosnian Collaboration will explain how informal education shapes youth attitudes and skills in post-war Bosnia

Lightning Talk #5
Phil Roessler, Co-Director at the Center for African Development, will report on the results of the first-of-its-kind field experiment analyzing the impact of mobile technology on poverty reduction in emerging economies

Lightning Talk #6
Ethan Harrison '20 will explain how machine learning can predict the movement of internally displaced persons in conflict-affected countries


Rebecca Latourell | rmhalleran@wm.edu