Science & Environment

Bina Venkataraman: Long-term Thinking in a Distracted World

January 15th, 2020

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.

S.F. Jazz Center (201 Franklin St.)

Bina Venkataraman is the director of global policy initiatives at the Broad Institute of
MIT and Harvard, and a lecturer in MIT’s program of science, technology, and society. She previously served as senior advisor for climate change innovation in the Obama White House, and is a former journalist for The New York Times and The Boston Globe. Her book, The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age was published in September 2019. Visit website for ticket information, 415-561-6582,

Send to a Friend Print