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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Global Career Speaker Series

The 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, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CT.

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. 

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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. 

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