More great genius happenings online and around the world today:
Raising the Bar hosted two events in NYC: one on decision-making & the brain with Moran Cerf and the other on disrupting the status quo with Leyla Acaroglu. Both events were sold out!
In honor of International Women’s Day, 92Y and Mental Floss co-hosted a Twitter chat on #anonymousgenius exploring some of the most important, but often overlooked geniuses that have improved our world as we know it. Check out Mental Floss’s shout-out to all the lady geniuses who invented things we can’t live without
The Chicago Humanities Festival hosted a 7 Days of Genius Event where Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, discussed his distinctive literary style and influences with Jessa Crispin.
In Israel, ECOWEEK hosted a full day workshop to explore the idea of design and social good. The event included presentations by young and established architects, landscape architects, innovators, designers, and researchers from East and West Jerusalem.
In Denmark, an international youth movement, AYUDH, partnered with UN Women to put together an event called “Geniuses Across Borders: Stepping it Up for Gender Equality”.
And continue to follow #thatsgenius to see the great tweets from our global UN Women partners exploring genius solutions to gender inequality. Here’s a couple of the amazing tweets you’ll find: