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GENIUS Events

  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Think Olio
    Food, Power, & Control: Individuality and Our Place in the Food Chain
    Mar 3, 2018

    An exploration of the current obsession with food as an expression of individualism and how we can move towards a more mindful approach to what we eat that considers our place in the food chain and eating’s connection to the act of living.

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  • Lagos, Nigeria
    Gidi Traffic & Giving Garage
    7 Days of Genius — gender equality & climate change
    Mar 3, 2018

    This event will focus on genius ideas for achieving gender equality and combatting climate change.

  • Asheville, North Carolina, USA
    Asheville Chapter of Awesome Foundation
    7 Days of Genius Pitch Night
    Mar 4, 2018

    The Asheville Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is hosting our 7 Days of Genius Pitch Night. We will have (5 or 6) groups presenting their amazing projects and will be awarding $1000 to the group that we feel will have the greatest impact on our community.

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  • Nepal
    Spiny Babbler
    Future Genius
    Mar 4-11, 2018

    Spiny Babbler will host a weeklong event called “Future Genius” in which people will be encouraged to write a poem or song about an inspiring child and share online. Spiny Babbler will curate entries from around the country in this nationwide campaign.

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  • Palo Alto, California, USA
    Oshman Family JCC
    What Works for Women at Work
    Mar 5, 2018

    Come celebrate the genius of women in the workplace as authors Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey discuss their book.

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  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Eyebeam
    What’s next in the fight for #NetNeutrality
    Mar 5, 2018

    In the first iteration of Eyebeam's The Forecast conversation, we will feature former FCC representative Gigi Sohn, Ford-Mozilla Human Rights Watch Fellow Rebecca Ricks, and Eyebeam resident Dhruv Mehrotra, moderated by artist, engineer and Eyebeam resident Surya Mattu discussing what’s next in the fight for #NetNeutrality.

    In the aftermath of the FCC ruling repealing the Obama administration’s 2015 net neutrality rules, lawmakers in a slate of states are fighting to protect open internet laws. This Forecast conversation focuses on where the fight is now while exploring what some of the most promising new models are for ensuring net neutrality for all.

    To submit questions in advance follow @eyebeamnyc on Twitter or Facebook.

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  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Eyebeam
    What’s next in the fight for #NetNeutrality
    Mar 5, 2018

    In the first iteration of Eyebeam's The Forecast conversation, we will feature former FCC representative Gigi Sohn, Ford-Mozilla Human Rights Watch Fellow Rebecca Ricks, and Eyebeam resident Dhruv Mehrotra, moderated by artist, engineer and Eyebeam resident Surya Mattu discussing what’s next in the fight for #NetNeutrality.

    In the aftermath of the FCC ruling repealing the Obama administration’s 2015 net neutrality rules, lawmakers in a slate of states are fighting to protect open internet laws. This Forecast conversation focuses on where the fight is now while exploring what some of the most promising new models are for ensuring net neutrality for all.

    To submit questions in advance follow @eyebeamnyc on Twitter or Facebook.

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  • San Luis Obispo, California, USA
    Shared_Studios
    Arts and Culture Portal to Berlin
    Mar 5, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from San Luis Obispo to Berlin to discuss how the arts address local and global challenges. The portal will be available for discussion from 11:30-1:30pm EST.

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  • Berlin, Germany
    Shared_Studios
    Arts and Culture Portal to San Luis Obispo
    Mar 5, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from San Luis Obispo to Berlin to discuss how the arts address local and global challenges. The portal will be available for discussion from 11:30-1:30pm EST.

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  • India
    Sayfty
    Women’s Education: From Equity to Employability
    Mar 5, 2018

    Join Sayfty for a Twitter chat with Chetna Sabharwal about Women’s Education at 11am EST.

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  • Kenya
    Global Minimum
    GMin Innovation Lab Presentation
    Mar 5-17, 2018

    During 7 Days of Genius, GMin’s Innovation Lab (InLab) members will work on prototypes for smart schools, smart cities and smart homes that steer communities to low and high-tech solutions that address immediate community needs. Global Minimum (GMin) will then host the GMin Innovation Lab Presentationat the Kivuli Community Center, in Dagoretti, Nairobi County where members will present their solutions to peers, educators, family members and members of the community.

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  • Budapest, Hungary
    Impact Hub Budapest
    Societal Transformation Through Presencing
    Mar 5, 2018

    Julie Arts from Presencing Institute will be exploring how social transformation can be tackled with the Theory U methodology. Julie will also share some examples of where the method has been already taken up on a higher level such as China and what are the hidden possibilities that are coming up as challenges in our ever changing global ecosystem.

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  • Tel Aviv, Israel
    The Good Group
    Evening of Talks — Inclusive Design
    Mar 6, 2018

    An evening of talks with experts in different aspects of design (product, spaces, urban etc.) and discuss the importance of design in creating inclusive products, spaces and experiences.

  • Slovakia
    RSA House/József Szinnyei Library in Komarno (Slovakia)
    Petra Stefankova on Collaborative Drawing
    Mar 6, 2018

    Petra Stefankova an award winning illustrator, graphic designer and visual artist, will use this year’s Festival theme “ Creativity for the Common Good” as a platform to teach children how to collaborate through drawing.

  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Shared_Studios
    Technology Portal to Herat
    Mar 6, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Brooklyn to Herat to discuss how technology can be used to solve local challenges. The portal will be available for discussion from 10am-12pm EST.

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  • Herat, Afghanistan
    Shared_Studios
    Technology Portal to Brooklyn
    Mar 6, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Brooklyn to Herat to discuss how technology can be used to solve local challenges. The portal will be available for discussion from 10am-12pm EST.

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  • Guatemala
    Gautemala Tec Campus
    Guatemala NetSquared Meetup
    Mar 7, 2018

    Guatemala NetSquared will gather for a brainstorming session for new genius ideas and to launch a new Twitter campaign inspired by the 7 Days of Genius Festival.

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  • Adelaide, Australia
    Shared_Studios
    Entrepreneurship Portal to Kabul
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Adelaide to Kabul to discuss how entreprenuers improve quality of life around the world. The portal will be available for discussion from 2:30am-5:30am EST.

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  • Kabul, Afghanistan
    Shared_Studios
    Entrepreneurship Portal to Adelaide
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Adelaide to Kabul to discuss how entreprenuers improve quality of life around the world. The portal will be available for discussion from 2:30am-5:30am EST.

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  • Herat, Afghanistan
    Shared_Studios
    Civic Engagement Portal to Ithaca
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Ithaca to Herat to discuss civic engagement and new ways to achieve a more equitable environment and fairness for all people. The portal will be available for discussion from 10:30am-12:30pm EST.

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  • Ithaca, NY, USA
    Shared_Studios
    Civic Engagement Portal to Herat
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Ithaca to Herat to discuss civic engagement and new ways to achieve a more equitable environment and fairness for all people. The portal will be available for discussion from 10:30am-12:30pm EST.

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  • Ithaca, NY, USA
    Shared_Studios
    Design Portal to Mexico City
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Ithaca to Mexico City to discuss how design can address inequality. The portal will be available for discussion from 1-4pm EST.

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  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Shared_Studios
    Design Portal to Itaca
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Ithaca to Mexico City to discuss how design can address inequality. The portal will be available for discussion from 1-4pm EST.

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  • San Luis Obispo, California, USA
    Shared_Studios
    Science Portal to Nairobi
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from San Luis Obispo to Nairobi to discuss how we can use science to tackle worldwide challenges like poverty, hunger, climate change, the refugee crisis and more. The portal will be available for discussion from 11:30-1:30pm EST.

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  • Nairobi, Kenya
    Shared_Studios
    Science Portal to San Luis Obispo
    Mar 7, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from San Luis Obispo to Nairobi to discuss how we can use science to tackle worldwide challenges like poverty, hunger, climate change, the refugee crisis and more. The portal will be available for discussion from 11:30-1:30pm EST.

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  • London, England
    RSA House
    The Secrets of Genius Groups
    Mar 8, 2018

    Daniel Coyle, New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code, and now <The Culture Code, unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow’s leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture.

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  • Washington, D.C., USA
    Sixth & I
    Michio Kaku
    Mar 8, 2018

    In The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth, the science correspondent for CBS This Morning and host of the radio programs Science Fantastic and Exploration traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man’s future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.

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  • Nepal
    Girls Empowered By Travel
    Hitaishi — Gender Equality Advancement Conversation
    Mar 8, 2018

    Through it’s social-cultural exchange program, Girls Empowered by Travel will bring together rural and urban young women in conversation about how their experiences, skills and knowledge can advance gender equality.

  • Lahore, Pakistan
    Youth Revolution Clan (YRC)
    Be A Genius! Move Ahead, Make A Difference
    Mar 8, 2018

    This will be an interactive panel session with speeches and motivating stories from Pakistan. Speakers will motivate the Young Genius community to bring positive change, break gender stereotypes, and bridge the gender equality gap to make this earth a ‘Planet 5050 by the end of 2030’. The session will feature gender equality champion Mr. Rizwan Anwar and insights from a high caliber panel, including the High Achievers Women of the Year, Women Parliamentarians, Women in Leadership and female students.

  • Berlin, Germany
    Shared_Studios
    Architecture & Urban Planning Portal to Panama
    Mar 9, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Panama to Berlin to discuss how to better design communities to bring people together. The portal will be available for discussion from 12-2pm EST.

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  • Panama City, Panama
    Shared_Studios
    Architecture & Urban Planning Portal to Berlin
    Mar 9, 2018

    Shared_Studios portal will connect participants from Panama to Berlin to discuss how to better design communities to bring people together. The portal will be available for discussion from 12-2pm EST.

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  • Kenya
    Hope Raisers and YWCA Kenya
    Kids Art Workshop
    Mar 10, 2018
  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Impact Hub Mexico City
    Citizens of Impact: Creative Vote MX18
    Mar 10, 2018

    Impact HUB Mexico City will create a workshop to discuss how we can use new and creative thinking to unify disparate groups together to address issues in the Mexican Elections 2018 .

  • Palo Alto, California, USA
    Oshman Family JCC
    Concert Performance by World-Class Accordion Master Stas Venglevski
    Mar 11, 2018

    His artistry, dazzling technical command and sensitivity have brought Stanislav "Stas" Venglevski increasing acclaim as the world's foremost virtuoso of the Bayan, a type of accordion

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  • New York, NY, USA
    NYC First Stem Center
    Hacking the community with Python
    Mar 11, 2018

    The NYC FIRST STEM CENTER will be holding a one day Python and Raspberry Pi Hackathon with the students we serve. Together we will work to examine our MakerSpace’s relationship to the community of Roosevelt Island, a group which we are now a member of. We will identify problem areas in our outreach and communications, work together to propose solutions, and choose one solution to prototype using Python and Raspberry Pi. This is Hackathon will encourage our students to consider their responsibilities as community members in this space and on this island.

    This event is only open to the NYCFIRST students.

  • India
    Sayfty
    Why Women and Girls’ Rights Advocates Must Be #InTheRoom
    Mar 12, 2018

    Join Sayfty for a Twitter chat about Women and Girls’ Rights Advocation with Chetna Sabharwal at 11am EST

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  • Washington, D.C.
    Hill Center at the Old Navy Hospital
    Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: DNC Chairman Tom Perez
    Mar 13, 2018

    Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Tom Perez, the Chair of the Democratic National Committee. They will tackle the DNC’s 2018 midterm strategy and the party in the aftermath of Hillary vs. Bernie.

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