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First five years of 'DEIS Impact

Faculty Reflections on Five Years of 'DEIS Impact: A Luncheon Discussion

During 'DEIS Impact 2017, the first five years of 'DEIS Impact were revisited with Brandeis faculty. They reflected on themes of the keynote speakers since 'DEIS Impact began. This retrospective honored the work of this uniquely Brandeisian festival of social justice, and identified opportunities for growth in the future of 'DEIS Impact.

Sponsored by: The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life and the Brandeis Faculty Senate

To view excerpts from five years of 'DEIS Impact keynote addresses and explore the reflections of Brandeis faculty on those talks, click on the links below:

Introduction: Susan Curnan, chair of Brandeis Faculty Senate

Remarks: Marci McPhee, coordinator of 'DEIS Impact

2012: Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service

2013: Judy and Eliza Dushku, professor of politics at Suffolk University and founder of the Ugandan organization THRIVE Gulu, and her daughter Eliza Dushku, actor and activist

2014: Ndaba and Kweku Mandela, cofounders of Africa Rising and grandsons of Nelson Mandela

2015: Alan Khazei, cofounder of City Year and CEO of Be The Change, Inc.

2016: Germaine Ingram, civil rights lawyer and jazz tap dancer


Tabletop Reportbacks: Lanni Isenberg, David Herbstritt '17, Cindy Cohen

Closing Remarks: Cynthia Cohen, acting director, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life