Risk Gone Awry:
Strategies to Survive and Thrive in an Uncertain Era

Fake news. Real threats. From cyber attacks to Twitter tantrums, nuclear war to asymmetric warfare, political populism to social transformations, the world seems increasingly under siege.


In this speech, Brett Bruen - Former American diplomat and White House Director of Global Engagement - talks about how to mitigate and maneuver around risk. He will share lessons learned coordinating the United States' response to Russian propaganda and building countermeasures like Let Girls Learn, after the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria.  


An audience Q&A and networking reception with hors d'oeuvres
will follow Brett's speech.


Monday, February 12th, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Beth Halpern (MSc Public Policy '98)  

Hogan Lovells
555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004


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$10 for non-members


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Monday, 02/12/18 at 6:00pm | iCal


Hogan Lovells
555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004

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About Brett Bruen
Brett BruenBrett Bruen is a former U.S. Diplomat who served as Director of Global Engagement at the White House. Brett is a specialist in using strategic communications to influence the course of crisis and conflict. Bruen created some of the government’s most innovative international programs for reaching new audiences around the world. Brett also unified public and private entrepreneurship programs for the first time under one banner, as part of President Obama's Spark Global Entrepreneurship initiative. Bruen served in the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, Iraq, Venezuela, Argentina, Zambia, and Eritrea. He serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Federal Executive Institute, where he trains senior U.S. Government leaders on strategy and world affairs.

Bruen founded GSR with a vision to democratize internationalization and give every business and organization the tools to navigate in foreign markets.


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