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Provost Gathering 2020: Breakout
Book signing and Q&A with Author/Journalist Bina Venkataraman
Time: 3 p.m. Breakout
Location: Phillips Center Upper Lobby/Mezzanine
Spend some more time with our afternoon plenary speaker, journalist and author Bina Venkataraman.
The UF bookstore will be on hand with copies of her book, “The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age.”
Speakers & Panelists
Bina Venkataraman is an American journalist, author, and policy expert. She is currently the Editorial Page Editor of The Boston Globe and a fellow at New America. Since 2011, she has taught in the program on science, technology, and society at MIT. She is the author of The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age (Riverhead, 2019), named a top business book by The Financial Times and a best book of the year by Amazon, Science Friday, and National Public Radio.