Picture of Students who attended Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

Duke Feminist Theory Workshop

Mar 05, 2019

Since 2007, Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences in Durham, North Carolina, has hosted an annual 2-day long workshop on feminist theory. Each year, attendees from around the…

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Moises Herrera '19 Participates in Project with DeriveLab

Feb 12, 2019
Over the 2018 spring break, with funding from the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, senior Moises Herrera ’19 participated in an urban investigation and participation project with the DeriveLAB company in China’s Pearl River Delta region.
kayla Estes - One of the attendees for Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit

Grinnellians Attend Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago

Feb 08, 2019
Recently, with funding from the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership, a group of Grinnellians were able to attend the first ever annual Socioeconomic Empowerment Summit in Chicago.
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Chad Harper '18 Researched Planetary Science Theory

Jan 29, 2019

Through the Wilson Center, Chad Harper ’18 undertook research on planetary…

Group Picture of the students attending White Privilege Conference in 2017

Grinnell Students Explore the Complexities of White Privilege

Nov 12, 2018

White privilege is an invisible and transparent preference that is often difficult to have a conversation about, much less challenge. Yet, for…

Group Picture of the students attending Tapia Conference in 2017

Grinnell Students Attend Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

Nov 12, 2018

Computing is defining the current Digital Age and has the power to change the future. Ensuring that individuals from different backgrounds are able to contribute to the field fosters the exchange…

Leadership Institute Provides Transformative Experience for Grinnell Students

Jul 09, 2018
35 Grinnell students redefine their concept of leadership, create ambitious and high-impact visions and develop “a healthy disregard for the impossible,” while attending a six-day nationally recognized leadership immersion experience hosted by LeaderShape in collaboration with the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership and Student Affairs.
Grinnellians at Women in Economics Symposium 2018

Economics Symposium Showcases Female Leaders in the Field

Apr 19, 2018
“It is important that young women who are pursuing degrees in economics hear from women in the field about opportunities and challenges,” said Mary Suiter, the St. Louis Fed’s economic education officer and an assistant vice president. “And it is crucial that these young women bring their perspectives, ideas, and talents to a profession that is still largely dominated by men.”

Megan Goering '08: Human Centered Design as a Tool for Social Impact

Apr 18, 2018
Human-centered design (HCD) – a design and management framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process – is becoming an increasingly popular approach for companies to create products that resonate more deeply with their intended users.

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