“As the first person in my extended family to graduate from college, it was important to participate in the JSI. It opened up my eyes to the world of public policy and a graduate education” — Alejandra Herrera Chávez, MPA/URP ’03
Daphne Koller, co-founder of the free online education site “Coursera” and the Rajeev Motwani Professor in Computer Science at Stanford University spoke at the Woodrow Wilson School on October 17, 2012 as part of the Wilson School’s “Technology and Public Policy” thematic lecture series.
Fawzia Koofi, Afghan presidential candidate and human rights activist, spoke at the Woodrow Wilson School on February 12, 2013. The talk was co-sponsored by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) and the Woodrow Wilson School.
Rajiv Vinnakota ’93, co-founder and managing director of the national nonprofit SEED Foundation, an organization devoted to bringing outstanding educational opportunities to underserved inner-city communities, discussed “The Tyranny of Scale” at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 8, 2012.