Future Speakers

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2022

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May 18 Ed Hajim, author of A Road Less Traveled: An Unlikely Journey from the Orphanage to the Boardroom. The book tells the story of Mr. Hajim, an American financier and philanthropist, who rises from dire childhood circumstances to achieve professional success and personal fulfillment.
May 25 James Heavey, Greenwich Chief of Police; “Police Accountability: Our Role in the Greenwich Community”
Jun 1 Edward (Ted) Farley Aldrich, Amateur historian, international banker, on his first book “The Partnership: George Marshall, Henry Stimson, and the Extraordinary Collaboration that Won World War II”
Jun 8 Larry Kantor, Ph.D, Economist and former Managing Director and Global Head of Research at Barclays; “Implications of High Inflation for the Economy and Financial Markets”
Jun 15 Jim Knox, Curator of Education, Beardsley Zoo; “Zoonotic Diseases: What We Need to Know to Keep Ourselves and Our Animals Safe”
Jun 22 Frank McGinnis, Retired McKinsey consultant and currently a physical trainer at Greenwich YMCA; “Resistance Training and the Critical Role of Muscle in Aging”
Jun 29 Stephen Heintz, President and CEO of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund US, and appointed by the Academy of Arts & Sciences as one of three co-chairs of a National Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship in the 21st Century, which released its report, “Our Common Purpose” in June 2020; “The Practice of Democratic Citizenship – an Update and Prescriptions for the Future”
Jul 6 Yascha Mounk, Ph.D., Political Writer and Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. on his book; “The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure”. Webinar
Jul 13 Joseph Polisi, President Emeritus of The Julliard School, on his forthcoming book, A Beacon to the World: A History of Lincoln Center,”  due for publication May 31, 2022
Jul 20 Caroline Simmons, Mayor of Stamford, CT
Jul 27 Barry Strauss, Ph.D., Professor of History and Classics, Cornell University, on his new book, “The War that Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian, at Actium”
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Aug 10 Nelson Tebbe, Professor of law, Cornell University, on Recent Supreme Court Decisions
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Aug 24 Greg Zuckerman, A #1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning Wall Street Journal investigative journalist on his recent book: “The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine” Published October 26, 2021
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Sep 14 RMA Picnic, NO PROGRAM
Sep 21 Page Knox, Ph.D., Adjunct professor in the Art History Department of Columbia University and a contractual lecturer and educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, on the exhibition, “Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents”
Sep 28 Dr. Susan Herbst, served as 15th President of the University of Connecticut: “Democracy in Peril?: Ten Critical Political Dynamics to Understand Currently”
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