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Are you looking to create innovative cultural change in your life or organization? Join experts from the Ad Council, Gensler and ideas42 for an interactive workshop to learn how to apply design thinking and behavioral science methods to solve real world problems.
Over the course of three hours, you will practice the primary stages of design thinking and behavioral science-- problem definition, ideation and prototyping-- to come up with proposed solutions for a New York City public policy case study. You will walk away with a comprehensive understanding of how you can use design thinking to bring innovation to your professional life as well as create impactful changes across systems.
Doors open at 5:30pm; program begins at 6:00pm sharp.
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LMHQ is a place to collaborate, learn, and get things done in Lower Manhattan.
LMHQ stands for Lower Manhattan Headquarters.
Since 1995, the Alliance for Downtown New York has been working to enhance the quality of life in Lower Manhattan by providing workers, residents and visitors with a clean, safe...
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at Think Olio
If you were to ask any Cuban a question about their country, the likely answer would be, "It's complicated!" Do people get the same salary regardless of what they do? It’s complicated! Why are there two currencies? It’s complicated! Has the Revolution been successful? It’s complicated! Since the triumph of the Fidel Castro-led Revolution in 1959,...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
You're invited to brunchwork this weekend. We're hosting SHOWFIELDS Co-Founder & Chief Real Estate Officer Amir Zwickel. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Amir... and curated connections over a healthy meal.
Sunday Feb 23rd, 11:30am - 2pm
From the debauched slums of Victorian London to dry martinis and fancy cocktail parties, gin has had a remarkable journey, a story that reflects the ever changing moods and sensibilities of society at large. Like many other spirits, it began life in the alchemist’s workshop as a medicinal cure-all, a link it would retain as a mainstay of European...
Thursday Feb 27th, 6:30pm - 8pm
The Garden Came First: Isabel Bannerman Trematon Castle, Cornwall, UK With a body of work that is dramatic, romantic, and grounded in classical tradition, Isabel and Julian Bannerman have been called "mavericks in the grand manner, touched by genius" and "the Bonnie and Clyde of garden design." The Bannerman touch-evocative gestures with unexpected...
Thursday Feb 27th, 10am - 11:30am
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Skill prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboarding skills These are registration based classes and spots may fill up quickly. If for any reason we're unable to accommodate your registration, we will let you know as soon as possible.
Thursday Feb 27th, 10:30am - 12:30pm
In this long-running monthly show, two short, entrancing science lectures inspire sets of hilarious, never-to-be-seen-again improv comedy. Featuring veteran improv team Thank You, Robot, whose members’ credits include Veep, This American Life, The Onion, SNL Weekend Update and more. Plus a different special guest team every month, and lectures curated...
Saturday Mar 7th, 9pm - 11pm
'I would die for you’: The Feminist Politics of a Broken Heart In the midst of a recent broken heart, I was offered the following advice by a well-meaning and kind friend. “I think you need a better role model than Sylvia Plath.” My response: Never. This Olio is for anyone who has struggled to reconcile the Sylvia Plath who vowed to eat men...
Friday Feb 28th, 7pm - 8:15pm
Sunday Mar 1st, 11:30am - 2pm
The Tao Te Ching is said to be one of the greatest wisdom books in all of recorded human history. Its philosophical moorings are unfettered by western religious and social notions like absolute good and evil, right and wrong, heaven and hell, etc.Featured throughout the Tao Te Ching the Taoist concepts of Yin and Yang, while appearing to be polarized...
Sunday Mar 1st, 3pm - 4:15pm
A somewhat new, and highly profitable, feature of the economic landscape is the “platform”—a digital infrastructure powered by algorithms and automation that enables users to connect and interact. Making platforms valuable are zero marginal costs, non-linear scaling effects, and the economics of networks—all of which lead to positive feedback...
Monday Mar 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
As we approach the 2020 presidential election, questions of access and voter disenfranchisement are rising to the top of conversation. On the cusp of this politically charged moment, we take a look back 100 years to the ratification of the 19th amendment which granted many women the right to vote. Although its passage was monumental,...
Wednesday Mar 4th, 6:30pm - 8pm
German Idealism was one of the most fruitful, prolific and influential periods in the history of western philosophy, the rival of Athens in the 4th century BC. Driven by a group of young intellectuals—philosophers, theologians, poets—inspired by both the political revolution in France and the philosophical revolution of Kant’s “transcendental...
Wednesday Mar 4th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
at Think Olio
Join Jamie Warren for an Olio dedicated to analyzing and discussing Michel Foucault’s much-celebrated essay, “What is an Author?” We will learn about Foucault’s concept, “the author function” and its chilling role in the production of ideology and power. At one point in history, the writer acted as a menace, her words possessing tangible...
Thursday Mar 5th, 7pm - 8:15pm
You're invited to brunchwork this weekend. We're hosting Stripe Head of Growth for the US East Coast James Allgrove. Enjoy an intimate conversation with James... and curated connections over a healthy meal.
Saturday Mar 7th, 11:30am - 2pm
Just in time for Women’s History Month, this lecture will take you on a journey back in time to learn about the women who were considered “witches” in pre-twentieth century New York. Learn about New York City’s only witch trial, and the witches who inhabited Broome Street (no joke here) and many other enclaves of downtown. These women were...
Sunday Mar 8th, 3pm - 4pm
Please join the Building Energy Exchange and the ASHRAE New York Chapter for the second installment of our joint ASHRAE Standard technical series — providing a deep dive for their development, industry impact, and relationship to local energy efficiency and climate action objectives. Our next program focuses on ASHRAE’s Standard 169, Climatic...
Tuesday Mar 10th, 8:30am - 10am
Who We Were: Racial and Ethnic Identity Through the Census This discussion will examine the fraught and often contested process by which the Census has historically constructed American racial and ethnic identity. From the first use of “Hispanic” on the 1970 Census, to the option, only recently added, to check multiple identifying...
Tuesday Mar 10th, 7pm - 9pm
I like movies that are audacious, stylish, intense, artificial, influential, and uncanny, and I believe that movies are a form of thinking, a type of philosophy. Join me for a look at absurdly famous movies where fantasy, dreams, sexuality, identity and performance bleed in eerie ways as we look at movies by Stanley Kubrick, Hitchcock, Billy Wilder,...
Tuesday Mar 10th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm(2 sessions)
The Earth in Her Hands: Jamaica Kincaid in conversation with Jennifer Jewell Award-winning Caribbean-American writer Jamaica Kincaid is best known for her evocative portrayals of family relationships, interwoven with themes of the colonial legacy, gender, race, and class. But she is also a passionate and perceptive gardener, who has expanded the...
Friday Mar 13th, 11am - 12:30pm
College Basketball and New York City: The Remarkable Journey At the heart of New York City basketball is Madison Square Garden, the world’s most famous live sports arena. It is also the home of the BIG EAST Tournament, the college basketball athletic conference that has launched the careers of dozens of players, female and male, every year since...
Friday Mar 13th, 12:30pm - 2pm
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