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  • Abuja, Nigeria
    Giving Garage/The Clean Girls Project
    Mar 8, 2017
    Using the #7DaysofGenius themes, The Clean Girls Project and Giving Garage will co-present an event fosuing on an ‘Hour of Hygiene’ and providing solutions for achieving an equal world.
  • Athens, Greece
    AKTO Art & Design College
    Mar 11, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Bangalore, India
    Mishika
    Mar 8, 2017
    Mishika will discuss and engage over 1,000 university students in conversations surrounding women empowerment, sustainable development goals, and the #7DaysofGenius themes.
  • Bucharest, Romania
    Seneka Cafe
    Mar 9, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Budapest, Hungary
    Impact Hub Budapest
    Mar 7, 2017
    A look at innovative solutions to the challenges posed by displacement and migration.
  • Cape Town, South Africa
    Innovate South Africa
    Mar 11, 2017
    It’s time to unlock the creative GENIUS of our youth. Innovate South Africa is running an inspiring workshop that gives youth leaders the tools to empower their peers to create real solutions to challenges in our communities to advance equality and sustainabilty.
  • Chennai, India
    Schools of Equality/UN Women
    Mar 4, 2017
    Chennai students and local artists work together to create art to raise awareness about equality and to shift the mindsets of their parents and teachers.
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
    BallotReady
    Mar 7, 2017
    Join BallotReady and in a panel discussion on innovative models and technology that work to restore trust in media, part of the Seven Days of Genius events organized by the 92nd Street Y. Trust in news media has erroded in recent years. The alleged culprits are many- the splintering and proliferation of media companies, the silo effect of people only consuming news that reinforces their beliefs, the 24 hour news cycle, and attacks on news credidibility for partisan ends. Behind the bluster, their are numerous creative solutions!
  • Claremont, California, USA
    Scripps College
    Mar 7, 2017
    Scripps College will convene faculty, students and staff to reflect on equality and human rights in America today. As part of 92Y’s 7 Days of Genius global festival, this discussion will be an opportunity for the entire seven-college-consortium community to come together to sustain conversation and identify strategies for positive action and change.
  • Delhi, India
    Red Dot Foundation (SAFECITY)/UN Women
    Mar 8, 2017
    The Red Dot Foundation will create a safe space to discuss areas of gender ineqaulities in its community and how young people can work to remedy those inequalities.
  • Florianópolis, Brazil
    Impact Hub Floripa
    Mar 8, 2017
    Impact Hub Floripa celebrates International Womens Day and 7 Days of Genius by bringing together women and men, programmers and creatives, entrepreneurs and artists, activists to explore the next steps and creative thinking that will advance gender equality.
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Grafiaetc
    Mar 5-12, 2017
    Guatemala and Honduras will celebrate 7 Days of Genius 2017 with several events: conferences at two universities in Guatemala (San Carlos and del Valle), a conference at Unitec University in Honduras, a main event at TecLabgt in Campus Tec in the middle of the week and an Internet campaign that will run with the hashtags #7DaysofGenius, #guatemala and #honduras on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Holon, Israel
    Holon Institute of Technology
    Mar 7, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Jest Hub
    Mar 8, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
    Spiny Babbler
    Mar 9, 2017
    Students and young people in Kathmandu celebrate 7 Days of Genius by exploring how art can raise awareness around the most pressing social needs in the community including human trafficking, poverty and homelessness. The event is organized by local arts collective Spiny Babbler in collaboration with other social organizations.
  • Kigali, Rwanda & Brooklyn, NY
    Shared Studios
    Mar 7, 2017
    Shared Studios Portals will connect entrepreneurs at Impact Hub Rwanda and New Lab in Brooklyn for a #7DaysofGenius conversation around the challenge of empathy and how we can bridge global divides to encourage more connection and understanding between individuals and distinct communities. Portals are gold spaces equipped with immersive audiovisual technology. When you enter a Portal, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal and can converse live, as if in the same room.
  • London, United Kingdom
    RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)
    Mar 9, 2017
    The RSA will host Rutger Bregman, journalist, exciting new thinker and author of Utopia for Realists. He will discuss how the real crisis of our times is not that we don’t have it good, or even that we might be worse off in the near future, but that we don’t have the imagination to come up with anything better.
  • London, United Kingdom
    Bartlett School of Architecture
    Mar 9, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Impact Hub Mexico
    Mar 6, 2017
    The Impact Hub District Federal joins the debate in displacement and migration. Experts will share the trends that have made Mexico City culturally enriching today. Sit down to eat with us and open the conversation.
  • Mexico City, Mexico & Amman Jordan
    Shared Studios
    Mar 7, 2017
    Shared Studios Portals will connect visitors at the Museo Tamayo in México City with entrepreneurs at 3Dmena, a tech hub in Amman Jordan, for a #7DaysofGenius conversation around the challenge of empathy and how we can bridge global divides to encourage more connection and understanding between individuals and distinct communities. Portals are gold spaces equipped with immersive audiovisual technology. When you enter a Portal, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant Portal and can converse live, as if in the same room.
  • Multan/Punjab, Pakistan
    Hamqadam Youth Participation for Empowerment/UN Women
    Mar 8, 2017
    HYPE hosts an event “Dear Dolls” which will include sessions making artwork and brainstorming innovative ideas for women & girls empowerment and their sexual & reproductive health & rights.
  • Mumbai, India
    KRVIA
    Mar 8, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Munich, Germany
    Hochschule Munchen, Fakultat Architektur
    TBA
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Nairobi, Kenya
    Gobal Minimum Inc.
    Mar 11, 2017
    Global Minimum will host a student workshop which will focus on homes and communities of the future. Students will create and showcase prototypes of smart houses aimed at promoting efficient and equitable living.
  • Nairobi, Kenya
    Sayfty/UN Women
    Mar 12, 2017
    Sayfty will be facilitating a group discussion focusing on safety in public spaces. There will also be a focus on ways the community at large can engage in making their city safer.
  • New York, New York, USA
    92Y Facebook Live
    Mar 7, 2017
    Join award-winning science writer Steve Silberman (author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity and Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads) with musicians Annie Nero (Bob Weir’s Blue Mountain) and Conrad Doucette (co-curator and performer, Day of The Dead (2016), a Red Hot compilation spearheaded by The National benefitting global AIDS/HIV charities) for a discussion on the “genius” of the Grateful Dead, their contributions to the arts and social change, and what it means for newer generations of artists to interpret their music.
  • New York, New York, USA
    92Y
    Mar 8, 2017
    Join Dr. Gail Saltz, Steve Silberman and Dr. Christopher Ramey in conversation with Ira Flatow as they examine of the connection between ability, creativity and minds that are wired differently, as well as what adults, parents and children can do to find and enhance their strengths while treating their weaknesses.
  • New York, New York, USA
    A Million for A Billion (1M1B)/UN Women
    Mar 10, 2017
    This event — held on the side lines of 61st UN Commission on Status of Women Youth Forum — will address the specific challenges posed to indigenous & underserved communities and youth. Presentations and discussions will explore potential solutions that will address: income enhancement programme for indigenous & underserved communities through youth engagement; skills for entrepreneurship and job creation initiatives for rural development; and developing empathy, design thinking and leadership skills among young people.
  • UN Women Twitter Chat – New York, New York
    Sayfty/UN Women
    Mar 8, 2017
    Sayfty will be conducting a panel twitter chat with five other organizations as part of Genius week. It will be focused on “Creating Safe Cities”.
  • Rome, Italy
    Impact Hub Roma
    Mar 10, 2017
    Rome Genius Night will explore three topics: Work for Good, highlighting start-ups or entrepreneurs that have created businesses with a positive impact in our country; Travel for Good, exploring how traveling the world can make a positive impact on other people’s life and enhance sustainable development; and Food for Good, on the field of conscious eating and supporting local businesses producing healthy products.
  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Meeting Point Cinema
    Mar 9, 2017
    ECOWEEK 7 Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.
  • Sierra Leone, South Africa
    Gobal Minimum Inc.
    Mar 9, 2017
    Innovate Salone and Global Minimum invite local students and young innovators to present their new genius ideas and innovations for social impact. Attendees will pick a winning idea and award a prize to its creator
  • Sindhupalchowk, Nepal
    Spiny Babbler
    Mar 5, 2017
    In Sindhupalchowk District, site of the deadly 2015 earthquake, arts organization Spiny Babbler convenes a 7 Days of Genius workshop where students will explore how art can raise awareness around pressing social issues in their community, including homeless, poverty, trafficking and the lingering effects of the 2015 disaster.
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
    AKTO Art & Design College
    Mar 10, 2017
    ECOWEEK Seven Days of Genius events provide a unique platform for young professionals and students to share ideas of innovation and genius combined with sustainability and social impact, to inspire, empower and generate creative discourse in sustainable design and architecture.