Alumni Webinar Series

The #AlumniWebinar Series invites prominent members of the Sciences Po Alumni network in the U.S. to share their experiences.

This online format is an opportunity to bring the Sciences Po community in the United States closer and to foster additional connections between the members of this network, and beyond.

Geopolitics

In August 2020, Alumnus Jamieson Greer discussed trade negotiation(s) with Alumna Emily de la Bruyère, and the relationship between China and the United States, how is Europe fitting in this new global world. They talked trade, digital technology, espionnage, Covid, etc. Consult the executive summary and the replay.

In September 2020, the Foundation welcomed alumna Maëlle Gavet, in conversation with Christophe Duthoit, for “The New Cold War is Coming – the Internet is the Battlefield”.

In September 2021, we invited Yvonne Bendinger-Rothschild and Alumnus Benjamin Haddad to discuss Europe After Merkel? They engaged in this discussion around Germany’s upcoming Bundestag election on September 26, 2021 and the effects this election on Europe and international affairs.

In December 2021, we hosted a conversation between Alumnus Amb. Juan Manuel Gomez-Robledo,  Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nationsand Alexandra Novosseloff about “World & Security: the role of the UN Security Council.” They discussed both the role of permanent and elected members as well as the Security Council at large. Discussions of the current iteration of the Council and Mexico’s recent presidency illuminated the different channels through which the Council operates. The exchange imparted the centrality of the thematic agenda of the UN Security Council, and its role in shaping the perception of security as something that is continually evolving in the face of new threats like the global pandemic and ongoing climate crisis. 

Society

Alumna Anastasia Colosimo was in conversation with Adam Gopnik, staff writer at the New Yorker and acclaimed author on October 20, 2020 on the topic of Religion and democracy

In March 2021, we hosted hosted alumna Chine Labbe in conversation with Professor Nancy L. Rosenblum, Senator Joseph Clark Research Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government emerita at Harvard University.  Follow this link to learn more about online Conspiracies and Democracy.

2020 US election

Alumnus Mike Schmuhl, Pete Buttigieg's campaign manager for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries, discuss the 2020 election with Celia Belin from Brookings. (August 26, 2020).

On December 2, 2020, Alumna Camille François was in conversation with William G. Howell and alumna Delphine Halgand, to discuss disinformation and misinformation in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election for the last installment of the series in 2020.

Business

In April 2021, the Sciences Po American Foundation welcomed Hubert Joly in conversation with Evan Epstein. They discussed inclusive capitalism, the importance of leading with purpose, the role of a CEO, and Joly’s approach to leadership, in a time of uncertainty.  Learn more about The Heart of Business, and listen to the conversation.

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