Past Guest Speakers

The Young Initiative invites foreign policy experts and guest speakers to campus to engage in discussions on international relations and the global political economy with students and faculty.

Details on Young's past guest speakers and their topics of discussion can be found here.

Image for Peter Eigen:  Lessons from a Global Social Entrepreneur
September 30, 2014

The Young Initiative is honored to welcome Peter Eigen to campus for a talk in the Young Speaker Series on the Future of the Global Economy.

Image for China In the World Conference
September 26, 2014

Where does China stand on the world stage? Our joint conference with the University of Southern California brought distinguished scholars from around the world to discuss this major superpower's relations with other nations.

Image for Grace Kim and Octavio Herrera visit DWA 151:  Entrepreneurial Leadership
September 2, 2014

The Young Initiative is excited to welcome Octavio Herrera and Grace Kim to DWA 151: Entrepreneurial Leadership. These two successful, but very different entrepreneurs, will speak about their journey and what it took to get there.

Image for Nayan Chanda: Visualizing Globalization
April 1, 2014

Nayan Chanda visited campus today to give a talk entitled "Visualizing Globalization." Nayan Chanda is the Director of Publications and the Editor of Yale Global Online Magazine at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.