Distinguished Speaker Series

There is no need to register for Zoom talks. Members will receive a weekly reminder with the Zoom link. Please register for in-person talks. Most in-person talks will be recorded.

Date Time Speaker Topic Modality

Wednesday

September 11

1-2 p.m. Danielle AllenJames Bryant Conant University Professor and Director, Allen Lab for Democracy Renovation "Forging a Path to Health for U.S. Democracy"

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Thursday

September 19

1-2 p.m. John RudyLongtime BOLLI member, Retired Raytheon Executive "Understanding AI in Our Lives"

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Tuesday

September 24

1-2 p.m. Cindy Rowe, President and CEO of Jewish Alliance for Law and  Social Action and Lino Covarrubias, CEO of Jewish Family Service of Metrowest “The Challenge and Opportunity of Immigration - An Innovative Project to Welcome the Stranger and to Enhance Community Impact”

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Monday

September 30

1-2 p.m. Dr. Peter Slavin, Former CEO of Massachusetts General Hospital "Health Care in Massachusetts — Key Challenges and Opportunities"

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Monday

October 7

1-2 p.m. Nancy GertnerRetired Federal Judge and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Law School “From Prosecuting Trump to Abortion Rights - Former Judge Nancy Gertner on Recent Key Court Decisions” Zoom

Wednesday

October 16

1-2 p.m. Allen SinaiChief Global Economist and President at Decision Economics, Inc. "US Economy and the Upcoming Election"

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Thursday

October 24

1-2 p.m. Chad SmithCEO, Boston Symphony Orchestra "Striking the Right Note: a conversation with Chad Smith"

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Tuesday

October 29

1-2 p.m. Margaret LowWBUR CEO “Public Service Journalism: The Promise in Peril"

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Thursday

November 7

1-2 p.m. Sonja Kreibich, German Consul General "Europe in the Aftermath of U.S. Elections" Zoom

Tuesday

November 12

1-2 p.m. Michael Goldman, Political Consultant and Media Commentator "Election '24: What Could Have Happened, What Should Have Happened, What Did Happen and Why?" Zoom