Mariteuw Chimère Diaw is an associate and Deputy Director General of the Consortium D’Entreprises in Senegal, and a member of the Multistakeholder Expert Panel of IPBES, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosytem Services. He was until recently the Director General of the African Model Forest Network (AMFN) and a member of the Board of EcoAgricultural Partners and of the International Networking Committee of the International Model Forest Network (IMFN). He holds a PhD in Economic...
Many students and scientists were motivated to go into science not just out of curiosity about the world, but because they wish to solve societal problems and make a difference in the world – for example on environmental issues, climate change, or societal responses to sustainability challenges. But how do we make sure science is even relevant to what decision-makers and policy-makers need? How do we do this in a world that seems to speed up from year to year? Can we stay relevant? Scientists’ interactions with decision-makers have gone through several revisions of the so-called “social...
Adolf Garcia-Sastre, PhD Director, Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute
Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Professor, Pathology, Molecular and Cell-Based Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine
The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has strained the world's healthcare systems and compounded challenges for governments and NGOs dealing with global waves of forced and voluntary migration. These movements of peoples across borders have magnified pressing issues ranging from social and economic inequalities and global climate change to civil war and political unrest. In the United States and worldwide, how can we promote the best public health outcomes while working to protect human rights, manage resources, and address inequality?
Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with Entrepreneurship at Cornell, is pleased to host this annual (and very popular) hackathon for the 7th year in a row! It might have gone virtual, but this interdisciplinary event maintains many of your favorite things about hackathons. Meeting Mentors (virtually), Networking with Companies (hopin), Food (grubhub), Swag, Meeting other Students (via team formation app), and more. ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME AND INVITED TO PARTICIPATE!
Come hear how local Ithaca nonprofits are working toward food justice in Tompkins County! This roundtable will feature a conversation between Christa Núñez, director of Khuba International, and Juliana Quaresma, incubator farm and aggregation manager at Groundswell Center. They will discuss how their organizations provide land access and training for aspiring farmers of color in order to create more equitable and sustainable local food systems.