• genconnect U

    genconnect U

If you could teach a class in any subject, what topics would you explore? Hear what the brightest and wisest experts in education, technology, media, film and science would teach outside their direct areas of expertise. We hope their words empower you to always learn and think about how you too can enlighten others.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Chapter 1: Creativity: The World Through All Lenses!
    • Anthony Brandt - Co-Author of The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World
    • David Eagelman - Co-Author of The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World
    • Hal B. Gregersen - Executive Director, The MIT Leadership Center
    • Annette Gordon-Reed - Professor of History, Harvard University
    • Heather Gerken - Dean and the Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School
  • 2
    Chapter 2: Improving the World Through Collaboration to Make an Impact
    • Tina Seelig - Professor of the Practice in Stanford University’s Department of Management Science and Engineering
    • Miriam Horn - Author/Filmmaker, Environmental Defense Fund
    • Tim Wilson - Author, Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change
    • Michael Greenstone - Milton Friedman Professor in Economics, University of Chicago
    • Jacquelyn Gill - Assistant Professor of Paleoecology, University of Maine
    • Nelson Switzer - Chief Sustainability Officer, Nestle Waters
    • Alice Hill - Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • 3
    Chapter 3: Topics in Education, Technology, Science & Business
    • Gary Marcus - Professor in the Department of Psychology at NYU
    • John McWhorter - Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University
    • Judith Samuelson - Vice President, The Aspen Institute
    • Amy Whitaker - Author and Professor at New York University
    • Heather Gerken - Dean and the Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School
    • Heather Roff - Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford
    • Erica Keswin - Founder, The Spaghetti Project
    • Richard Green - Author of “Words That Shook the World: 100 Years of Unforgettable Speeches and Events”
    • Kate Darling - Research Specialist, MIT Media Lab
  • 4
    Chapter 4: Imagining the Future Through Innovation, Leadership and Engaging the Youth
    • Liz Dozier - Managing Director, Chicago Beyond
    • Alexis Morgan - Lead, Water Stewardship, WWF
    • Banny Banerjee - Founder, Stanford ChangeLabs
    • Elizabeth Hausler- Founder & CEO of BuildChange
  • 5
    Chapter 5: Empower Learning to Ignite an Inspiring Culture
    • Patty Alper - Author, Mentor and President of the Alper Portfolio Group
    • Nikhil Deogun - Editor-in-Chief and SVP, CNBC Business News
    • Molly Hemstreet - Founder, Opportunity Threads
    • Maria Hinojosa - Founder of the Futuro Media Group, Award Winning Multimedia Journalist and Producer
    • Susan Orlean - American Journalist & Staff Writer for the New Yorker