The MIT Sloan Club of New York cordially invites the Worldwide MIT Alumni Community to a timely Voting Access Virtual Event
Will Elections be Free and Fair? Will Voting be Safe?
Keynote Speaker: Charles Stewart III, PhD, MIT Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Founding Director, MIT Election Data and Science Lab and MIT Director, The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project. Panelists: Jordan Fuchs is Deputy Secretary of State for the State of Georgia. As Deputy Secretary, Jordan is responsible for elections in the State of Georgia; Ben Adida, PhD, is Founder and Executive Director of VotingWorks, a non-partisan, non-profit NGO building a secure, affordable voting system. Ben received his PhD in Computer Science at MIT, focusing on Cryptography and Information Security. Jessica Huseman is lead reporter for ProPublica’s Electionland initiative. Q&A to follow.
MIT COVID-19 Response Funds
In exchange for the value you receive from this event, we ask that you make a donation (in an amount of your choosing) to the MIT Covid-19 Response Funds.
Funds will support:
MIT COVID-19 Research Fund
Gifts to support MIT’s response to help with the Covid-19 crisis, including providing equipment, space, expertise, and other resources to local area hospitals and other health care providers. Contributions to this fund will supplement Institute resources that are already being applied to these immediate medical needs including through the Medical Outreach and Crisis Management Team led by Professor Elazer Edelman, such as donations of personal protective equipment. Gifts will also support the work of Project Manus under Professor Martin Culpepper for projects including the design and mass manufacture of disposable face shields.
MIT COVID-19 Emergency Fund
Gifts to support MIT faculty and researchers addressing various aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic, including vaccine development, portable ventilators, AI solutions, and improved protective equipment.
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