ThinkFWD & STAC: The Modern Landscape for Foreign Students
$1 to $50
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Join FWD.us and the Science and Technology Advisory Council of Silicon Valley for a discussion of a groundbreaking new report from the Brookings Institution on the impact of foreign students in the U.S. Food and drink will be provided!
Panelists will be:
Neil Ruiz, Keynote Speaker & Senior Policy Analyst at the Brookings Institution: Neil will outline findings from his analysis of incoming flows of international students at the metropolitan level in the U.S. and across the globe.
Aye Moah, Baydin Co-Founder & Chief of Product: Baydin is a profitable email productivity company based in Mountain View and best known for its wildly popular Boomerang email scheduling extension. Moah was born and raised in Burma and holds a BS from MIT.
Vivek Wadhwa, Singularity University: Vivek is a prominent thought leader in Silicon Valley and oversees research at Singularity University. He also has founded two software companies, lectures at Stanford and Duke, mentors entrepreneurs and is a regular columnist for national publications. His book "The Immigrant Exodus" was named a Book of the Year in 2012 by The Economist.
Lauren Hepler, Moderator: Lauren is the economic development reporter at the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Her past work has been published by national outlets including Slate magazine, Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call, as well as the non-profit campaign finance watchdog OpenSecrets.org. Independent political reporting has been cited in the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico, among others.