FletcherFutures Webinar Series

The FletcherFutures webinar series keeps you connected to the new and exciting work coming out of the Fletcher School. Each webinar explores a variety of issues as they relate to public policy, international business and emerging markets, law, and inclusive growth.

Throughout the series, members of the Fletcher community will discuss important issues affecting our world today and provide insightful predictions on what’s to come in the near future.

Each segment is broadcast live on Zoom, with meeting IDs and other important information provided on the webinar’s registration page. Webinars may also be accessed on mobile devices using Zoom’s One Tap feature.

If you miss the live stream of a webinar, you can access recordings of previous segments on this page. An archive of all FletcherFutures webinars can be found below.

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Valuing Climate Resilience & Energy Transition in Africa

April 6, 2022

In this Fletcher Futures webinar, Imad Ahmed, MIB ’11, Energy and Climate Specialist at the Tony Blair Institute and Professor Laurent Jacque, Int’l Finance & Banking speak about valuing climate resilience and energy transition in Africa. They discuss how developing valuations at Fletcher shaped Imad’s career path, contributing to his finance/energy work in Ethiopia, Rwanda as well as his new book on low carbon and carbon resilient energy in Zambia.

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Impact Investing: Does it Work?

December 10, 2021

This Fletcher Futures webinar features a conversation between Professor Patrick Schena, Adjunct Professor of International Business and Co-Head of SovereigNet and Novejot Sandhu, MIB’18, Investment Officer, Research and Strategy Group, CalPERS. The two discuss what’s driving social impact investing, sustainability, and speak about careers in this space.

Renewable Energy and Big Tech

December 14, 2020

Amy Jaffe, Fletcher Professor and Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab, joins MIB alumnus Adrian Anderson (MIB’10), Senior Director at Microsoft’s Renewable Energy Group, to discuss how the combined forces of tech and environmentalism can forge a progressive path forward in the fight against climate change.

Impact Investors’ Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

October 9, 2020

In this webinar hosted by FSIG— Fletcher Social Investment Group— Rebecca Kurland (MIB ’21) speaks with Rachel Bass (MIB ’15), Sr. Manager of Research at Global Impact Investing Network, about the role impact investors play in the response to COVID-19.

Business and Religion in the Global Context

October 1, 2020

How is The Fletcher School uniquely poised to tackle pressing– and often unexamined –questions about the connections between business and religion? Elizabeth Prodromou, Fletcher Professor of Conflict Resolution, and Clare Gooding (MIB ’18), Program Manager at Catholic Relief Services answer that question by delving into the need for religious literacy in corporate leaders and how national religious ecosystems impact business strategy.

Cyber at Fletcher

September 22, 2020

What role does cybersecurity and data governance play in international policy and business? Fletcher Asst. Professor of Cybersecurity Policy Josephine Wolff and MIB Alumnus Leroy Terrelonge (F ’14) explore the topic.

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The Ease of Doing Digital Business

December 19, 2019
How can digitalization expedite economic growth around the world? Fletcher Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti and Fletcher Alumnus Arthur Sculley (F ’09) explore the topic.