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Tuesday, September 1 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
The Social Impact of 2020

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The novel coronavirus, extended lockdowns, and the economic and social unrest in 2020 will shape our lives for years to come. What will be the lasting effects on our communities? Will calls for action turn into meaningful and lasting change? Join us for a wide-ranging discussion and hear from leaders in education, journalism, and entrepreneurship on how this year has challenged our worldview and what comes next.

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Dr. Sejal Hathi

Host and Creator, Civic Rx
Dr. Sejal Hathi is a physician, public health advocate, and serial entrepreneur, who has dedicated her career to serving vulnerable communities in the United States and globally — with a special attention to women and girls. She serves as a primary care doctor at Massachusetts General... Read More →
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Byron Sanders

President & CEO, Big Thought
Byron Sanders is a committed advocate for education, economic development, and creating equitable communities throughout Dallas, Texas. As the president and CEO of Big Thought, he works each day to explore innovative ways to narrow the opportunity gap for children. Byron has received... Read More →
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Donna Harris

Founder and CEO, Builders + Backers
Donna Harris is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and Founder and CEO of Builders + Backers, an organization created to ignite action in communities across the world with experimentation and entrepreneurial action. She is a founding member of the K Street Capital angel network... Read More →
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Obed Manuel

Staff Writer, Dallas Morning News
Obed Manuel is a staff writer at Dallas Morning News covering immigration, local news, politics, social justice and the issues affecting second generation Hispanic immigrants in North Texas. He has called Dallas home, Oak Cliff specifically, since 1996. Prior to joining Dallas Morning... Read More →

Tuesday September 1, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
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