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Live discussions of important social innovation topics

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Rebooting the American High School with Neuroscience and Purpose Learning

May 24, 2017 at 11:00 am Pacific
Presented by Patrick Cook-Deegan and Bob Lenz

It’s time to boldly reimagine the high-school experience using the latest neuroscience on the adolescent brain, the power of human-centered design, and purpose learning. In this webinar, two of our distinguished speakers will share their insights on the future of redesigning high school education in America. Join Patrick Cook-Deegan, a lecturer at Stanford University’s d.school, and Bob Lenz, executive director of Buck Institute, on May 24.

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2 of 2 This webinar is the second in a two-part series, Webinar Series: How to Solve Social Problems with Science

How to Solve Social Problems with Science: Impact Evaluation in Designing Programs

May 17, 2017 at 11:00 am Pacific
Presented by Will Tucker-Ray, Matthew Klein, & Ted Robertson

Part Two of this two-part webinar series, led by Ted Robertson and Will Tucker-Ray, will discuss cases from ideas42’s behavioral design work with governments, including the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team and the mayoral offices of Chicago and New York. Will and Ted will be joined by a guest speaker, Matthew Klein, the executive director of the Center for Economic Opportunity in the New York City Mayor’s office.

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1 of 2 This webinar is the first in a two-part series, Webinar Series: How to Solve Social Problems with Science

How to Solve Social Problems with Science: The Promise of Using Behavioral Science

May 10, 2017 at 11:00 am Pacific
Presented by Piyush Tantia

Part One of this two-part webinar series, will explore the tangible aspects of behavioral science research demonstrating why we must go beyond simply relying on stakeholders’ answers to questions if we want to understand them better. Piyush Tantia, co-executive director of ideas42, a social enterprise that uses insights from behavioral economics to invent fresh solutions to tough social problems, will share surprising case studies from this discipline of study.

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The Gig Economy (Complimentary)

Presented by Abigail Carlton, Willa Seldon, Conor McKay, & Sheila Marcelo

Today there are 36 million independent workers in the US who work outside the traditional employer-employee model. “The Gig Economy” will highlight insights and provide a forum for practitioners and thought leaders to share their observations on recent developments and emerging innovations.

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