American Council of Learned Societies: The Value of a Degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences


Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:30pm



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"This annual commemoration of the founding of ACLS in September 1919 will feature a panel of speakers reflecting on the value of their humanities and interpretive social sciences degrees in their professional and personal lives.

The discussion will be moderated by ACLS President Joy Connolly. Sharing their experiences and perspectives in this discussion will be:

  • Debo P. Adegbile, Partner, WilmerHale
  • Edward E. Cohen F'65, G'64, Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, and Chairman of the Board of Resource America, Inc.
  • Heather McGhee, Author and Board Chair, Color of Change
  • Chikako Yamauchi F’17, Strategic Learning and Evaluation Officer, The Kresge Foundation

Learn more about the panelists here."


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