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Videos for Category Global Awareness & Action (263)

Sherife Abdel Messih: SPARK!

Sherife Abdel Messih: SPARK!

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:55 | 24820 views |

Sherife Abdel Messih '09 founded SPARK!, which is an innovative youth leadership program whose aim is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt. The program is comprised of a leadership camp for top notch high school students and a...

Sadik Antwi-Boampong: Nsuta Community Library Project

Sadik Antwi-Boampong: Nsuta Communi...

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:44 | 22267 views

Sadik Antwi-Boampong ’09 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program. Sadik established the Nsutaman Community Library, the only library in the town of Nsuta, Ghana. Sadik convinced Books for Africa to donate 7,000 books an...

Mario Bollini: Wheelchair Design for Developing Countries

Mario Bollini: Wheelchair Design fo...

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:59 | 43151 views

Mario Bollini ’09 Course 2 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program, the MIT IDEAS Competition, and in the service learning class, SP. 784, Wheelchair Design for the Developing World. Mario helped design the Figure-Eight...

Kate Clopek: Community Water Solutions

Kate Clopek: Community Water Solutions

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:37 | 26246 views

Katherine Clopeck SM '09 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program. Kate followed-up on a project she began the summer of 2008 to bring safe drinking water to rural villages and also empower the women of the villages to t...

Alia Whitney-Johnson: Emerge Global

Alia Whitney-Johnson: Emerge Global

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:06 | 33890 views

Alia Whitney-Johnson ’09, participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program and Student Leaders in Service program, part of Americorps. Alia founded Emerge Global to help empower young girls and women through jewelry making, and ...

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 2)

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 2)

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 02:16:00 | 55744 views

The second annual Gaza symposium, this year jointly organized by MIT and Harvard, will host a series of panels on the role of U.S. and international actors, as well as human rights and international humanitarian law in the wake of recent...

A Conversation with Admiral William Fallon

A Conversation with Admiral William...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:34:00 | 34080 views

ADMIRAL FALLON led U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) from March 2007 to March 2008. During that time, he was responsible for U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and directed all U.S. military activities in the Middle East, Central Asia,...

Challenges to the Global Economy

Challenges to the Global Economy

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:12:00 | 25402 views

Economist Martin Feldstein will be the featured speaker at a Starr Forum entitled "The Challenges to the Global Economy." Feldstein has been cited as "the most influential economist of his generation." He is economics professor at Harvar...

Fallon and Fotini on Afghanistan

Fallon and Fotini on Afghanistan

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:50:00 | 37262 views

On Thursday, April 30, Admiral Willam Fallon, USN (RET), will be giving a public talk on Afghanistan. Joining the discussion will be Fotini Christa, an expert on Afghanistan. Fallon joined the Center for International Studies for the 200...

The Most Important Number in the World

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:28:00 | 31710 views

Science has given us, in the last 18 months, a real bottom line for the planet: a CO2 concentration above which, as NASA's Jim Hansen has put it, we can't maintain the "planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which ...

Noam Chomsky Addresses the Gaza Crisis

Noam Chomsky Addresses the Gaza Crisis

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:51:00 | 16846 views

Noam Chomsky addresses the crisis in Gaza followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. The public event will be on Tuesday, January 13, at 4p, in the Wong Auditorium, MIT Bldg E51.

Communities and the Stimulus Package

Communities and the Stimulus Package

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 5 years ago | 00:06:54 | 80806 views

On May 11th, a group of community leaders from across the nation gathered in New York to discuss what they are doing locally to improve their communities with the stimulus money. MIT graduate student researchers Uyen Le and Sarah Nusser...