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Ideas Speaker Series 2013-2014

Jennifer Aaker
"The Power of Story"
Thursday, November 21
7:00 p.m.
Charlton Street Auditorium
Jennifer is a social psychologist and is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people happy, as opposed to what they think makes them happy? How can small acts create infectious action, and how can such effects be fueled by social media? Her work has been featured in a variety of media including The Economist, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BusinessWeek, Forbes, CBS Money Watch, NPR, Science, and Cosmopolitan. She co-authored the award-winning book, The Dragonfly Effect: Quick Effective Powerful Ways to Harness Social Media for Impact. She serves as an advisory board member for several companies.
Andrea Rosen
"Art: Maintaining Social Responsibility in a Market-Driven World”
new date! Wednesday, February 26
7:00 p.m.
new venue! Sixth Avenue Auditorium

Andrea is the president of the Andrea Rosen Gallery, located on West 24th Street in Chelsea. She is known for discovering and promoting the careers of artists while simultaneously mounting art historical exhibitions. For over 20 years, the gallery has received substantial media coverage. Andrea earned her B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and completed post-graduate work in East Asian studies at Columbia University.
John Gerzema
"The Athena Doctrine"
new date! Monday, April 28
7:00 p.m.
Charlton Street Auditorium 

John is a New York Times Best Selling author, social strategist and leadership consultant. He is a pioneer in the use of data to identify social change and help companies anticipate and adapt to new trends and demands. A Fellow with the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College, John is an expert on emergent leadership, innovation, social responsibility and their impact on consumerism. John’s TED talks have been viewed by hundreds of thousands people. As an advocate for the rights of Women and Girls for The United Nations Foundation, his New York Times Best-Selling book, The Athena Doctrine: How Women (And The Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future—explores the rise of feminine competencies and values and their impact on leadership, policy and progress.
Photos from last year's Speaker Series
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Watch highlights from 2011-2012

To celebrate our 90th anniversary, we welcomed six innovators — among them, a Pulitzer Prize winner, a MoMA artist, a New York Times contributor, and a fashion icon turned activist — for our inaugural LREI Ideas Speaker Series. See photos on our Flickr set, too.

Ticket Info
Adults $20 per event
$50 for set of three

Faculty, staff and students are FREE

Questions? Contact us.
212-477-5316 ext. 1921
All events at the Charlton Street Performing Arts Center, located in our High School at 40 Charlton Street