Tuesday, March 7 Recap – 7 Days of Genius

Check out highlights below from Tuesday of 7 Days of Genius:

  • 92Y hosted a Facebook live discovering “Genius and the Grateful Dead” and the power of music and social change. Guests were Steve Silberman (author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity and Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads) and musician Conrad Doucette (co-curator and performer, Day of The Dead (2016), a Red Hot compilation spearheaded by The National benefitting global AIDS/HIV charities). To watch the full livestream, click here.

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  • In Budapest, Hungary, Impact Hub Budapest facilitated a discussion on innovations responding to the needs of migrants.

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  • In Holon, Israel, the Holon Institute of Technology explored innovative ways to engage in entrepreneurship for social good.¬†

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  • BallotReady in Chicago, Illinois hosted a panel on genius ways to restore trust in the media. The participant’s explored creative ways to regain the public’s trust.

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  • Brooklynites headed to Shared Studios to step into Portals where they were virtually connected to people at an Impact Hub in Rwanda. Participants discussed how we can bridge global divides to encourage more connection and enhance the understanding between individuals and distinct communities.

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  • HYPE (Hamqadam Youth Participation for Empowerment) hosted an event in¬†Multan/Punjab, Pakistan called, “Dear Dolls”. This workshop included sessions where participants created artwork on the topics of women’s empowerment.

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