The next webinar in the "Reimagining the World Together: Why Friendship Matters for Our Future" fall webinar series will be "Imagining the World Together: A Conversation with Kathleen Cravero and Mike Merson."
Merson is the Wolfgang Joklik Professor of Global Health and Professor of Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine. He was the founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute from 2006-2017, served as vice president and vice provost for Global Affairs from 2011 -2018 at Duke University and is currently the founding director of Sing Health Duke-NUS Global Health Institute. Before joining CUNY, Dr. Cravero spent 25 years working for the United Nations, serving in five different United Nations agencies and living in four different countries. She also held senior UN positions in Geneva and New York including: assistant secretary general for Conflict Prevention and Recovery (UNDP), deputy executive director for UNAIDS, resident and humanitarian coordinator in Burundi, and UNICEF representative in Uganda.
The Reimagining the World Together webinar series examines the problems of the present and the possibilities for the future through moderated conversations between pairs of friends. It is open to the public and for Duke students is also available as a course.
The series, which is being co-sponsored by the Fuqua/Coach Center on Leadership and Ethics, is part of The Purpose Project at Duke, a new initiative funded by The Duke Endowment and hosted by the Kenan Institute for Ethics in collaboration with Duke Divinity School and the Office of Undergraduate Education.