To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
A world university premiere of a 45-minute documentary about enriching the lives of Maasai children through education while respecting their customs, traditions, and way of life. Professor Calestous Juma narrated the documentary.
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) will do a demonstration of the XO laptop after the screening.
6:30–6:40 Introduction by
Sarah Nam, Global Hunger Initiative, Harvard College and Calestous Juma, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project, Harvard Kennedy School
6:40–7:25 Screening of the documentary
7:25–8:00 Q&A with the producers
Teri Gabrielsen, Founder and Director, Africa School of Kenya, Joe Dietsch, Producer, and Kristin Jordan, Producer
8:00–8:30 OLPC laptop demonstration
Global Hunger Initiative (GHI), Harvard College
The African Caucus, Harvard Kennedy School; One Laptop per Child (OLPC); and the Science, Technology and Globalization Project, Harvard Kennedy School