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Women’s Health: A Call to Action (Complete)

HONG KONG, March 16, 2017 — How do we help women live longer, happier, and healthier lives? Michelle A. Williams explores an acquisitive women’s health program in this lecture. By describing “precision prevention” techniques and scientific approaches, Williams’ vision aspires to cross national and cultural boundaries. (1 hr., 4 min.)


Education

CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien narrates a documentary on using summer and afterschool hours to develop global citizens. (5 min., 23 seconds)

Arts
Part of the city-wide festival Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas, Iranian American author Reza Aslan discusses Islam today in the contexts of history, faith, ideology, and culture.
Arts
 /  New York
Naseeruddin Shah and colleagues revive one of the great storytelling traditions of South Asia.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 4, 2009 - Kanchan Chandra (New York University); Sanjay Ruparelia (New School for Social Research), and Hindustan Times' Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, discuss India's
Business
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 - Microfinance and water management experts discuss innovative private-sector microfinance approaches to water management in the developing world.  (1 hr., 13 min.)
Business
Video Excerpt: Joe Madiath, founder and executive director of Gram Vikas, discusses the need for microfinance and the possibility of its becoming mainstream.
Policy
NEW YORK, June 1, 2009 - Abdullah Hussain Haroon, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, and George Rupp, president of the International Rescue Committee, discuss the IDP crisis with Asi
Policy
Video Excerpt: Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon addresses concerns about oversight of the financial aid currently coming into Pakistan. (2 min., 23 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, June 1, 2009 - Jeffrey Sachs explains what will be necessary for China and the United States to become fully committed partners in combating climate change. 
Policy
Video Excerpt: Jeffrey Sachs explains CCS, "carbon capture and sequestration," for the audience. (2 min., 7 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 -  Asia Society President Vishakha Desai discusses the complex relationships between curators and collectors in the 1960s, focusing on the decades of collaboration between Sherman Lee and t
Arts
Video Excerpt: Vishakha Desai describes the "first right of refusal" agreement between JDR 3rd and Sherman E. Lee in the 1960s. (4 min., 7 sec.)