Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 13

    BISG Lunch with James Walsh (World Bank)


    Littauer L-382 KAHN
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    James Walsh is a Research Analyst in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice where he leads Behavioral Initiatives projects related to economic empowerment and child nutrition in Africa. Before joining, he was a member of the research team for the World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior. In 2015, he served on the faculty of the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, where he lectured in behavioral approaches to development economics.

  • 2017 Apr 05

    BISG Discussion w/ Elizabeth Linos (Behavioural Insights Team)


    Darman Room, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us for a Behavioral Insights Student Group discussion with Elizabeth Linos (Behavioural Insights Team). 

    Elizabeth is a behavioral economist and public management scholar. Her studies consider how we can improve diversity in recruitment and selection, and how different work environments affect performance and motivation. More broadly, she is interested in public sector reform and organizational behavior.

  • 2017 Apr 03

    C-Suite Sessions: A Conversation with Marty Chavez


    Nye A (5th floor, Taubman building)
    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Marty Chavez

    Please join us for a conversation with Marty Chavez on Monday, April 3, 2017 to discuss his unconventional leadership arc from onetime tech entrepreneur to CIO, Deputy CFO, and incoming CFO at Goldman Sachs. The event will be moderated by CPL Rubenstein Fellows Cindy Yang (MBA/MPA '18) and Daniel Urgelles (MBA/MPA '18).

  • 2017 Mar 29

    BISG Discussion with Marc Laitin (Opower)


    One Brattle Room 401, 1 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138.
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us for a Behavioral Insights Student Group discussion with Marc Laitin. Marc is Vice President of Product Management at Opower, responsible for leading our User Experience, Analytics, Product Localization, Client Engineering and Knowledge Management teams. Previously at Opower he was the Senior Director of Consumer Marketing where he designed and implemented hundreds of aggressive market tests to enhance the effectiveness of Opower programs. 

    Light refreshments will be served.