Ash Community Speaker Series-- Before Disaster Strikes: Mitigating Mother Nature through Public Policy

Date: 

Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200 North

Join us for an Ash Community Speaker Series event featuring Prabhat Kumar, MC-Mason '18 and Shanasia Sylman, Master in Urban Planning '18. Prabhat and Shanasia will discuss findings from field research they conducted over winter break on mitigation and recovery in two post-disaster settings: Nepal, following a series of earthquakes in 2015, and Houston, TX, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. David Giles, Associate Director & Senior Research Associate, Program on Crisis Leadership, will moderate.  

Lunch will be served. 

The Ash Community Speaker Series features discussions with students, faculty, fellows, and alumni whose research or other academic work is supported by the Ash Center. The series is a forum to discuss new ideas, innovative work, and ongoing projects that are related to the Ash Center's mission to make the world a better place by advancing excellence and innovation in governance and public policy through research, education, and public discussion.