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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Global Career Speaker Series

The Northwestern Buffett Institute's Global Career Speaker Series connects Northwestern PhD students with alumni and leaders across sectors for conversations on a wide range of exciting career paths in international affairs, policy and development. All Global Career Speakers Series events will take place on Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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Previous Events

A Conversation with Sakhile Matlhare – December 8, 2022

Sakhile Matlhare is the co-founder and art director of Sakhile&Me, an international exhibition and research space working with established and young contemporary artists, curators, critics and researchers. 

Sakhile earned her PhD in Sociology from Northwestern in 2017. 


A Conversation with Sam Kling – March 16, 2023

Sam Kling is a fellow and director of global cities research at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. His research focuses on mobility and urban planning policies for a more environmentally sustainable, equitable and human city life. 

Sam earned his PhD in Urban History from Northwestern in 2017.