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Shennette Garrett-Scott: How Women used Investing to Build Community & Fight Inequality in 1920s Harlem | Posted on Oct 15, 2020

In a lively Centennial Speaker Series’ webinar, professor and historian Shennette Garrett-Scott painted an animated picture of Harlem in the roaring 1920s and explained how two African American women built a thriving financial enterprise in the heart of it.

Integrity, Autonomy, and Decentralization: Lawrence Cunningham on the Berkshire Hathaway Model | Posted on Oct 15, 2020

The legendary billionaire Warren Buffett is best known for his distinctive value investment style. But there’s more to his success as chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the American conglomerate that owns companies like Geico, Benjamin Moore, and Duracell.

JPMorgan’s Fall and Revival: An Insider’s Candid Views on the Fall and Rise of America’s Largest Bank | Posted on Oct 08, 2020

Financial powerhouse JPMorgan dominated Wall Street from its founding in 1871 through the Gilded Age. Today, S&P Global ranks JPMorgan Chase the largest bank in the U.S. and 7th largest in the world.

Centennial Speaker Series: Lawrence Cunningham in Conversation with Astrid Doerner on Margin of Trust: The Berkshire Business Model | Posted on Oct 06, 2020

Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. are legendary for their distinctive investing approach.

Centennial Speaker Series: Shennette Garrett-Scott on Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal | Posted on Oct 06, 2020

oin us for a talk with award-winning author and professor Shennette Garrett-Scott on her book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal.

Centennial Speaker Series: JC de Swaan on Seeking Virtue in Finance | Posted on Oct 19, 2020

Join us for the latest event in the Centennial Speaker Series, featuring JC de Swaan, author of Seeking Virtue in Finance: Contributing to Society in a Conflicted Industry.

Centennial Speaker Series: Bruce Greenwald on Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond with an Introduction by Mario Gabelli | Posted on Oct 19, 2020

In the modern era, investors are increasingly caught up in so-called hot tips, can’t-miss startups, excessive optimism, and short-term speculation.

Joel Greenblatt: Common-Sense Solutions to Building an Economy that Works for All | Posted on Oct 05, 2020

Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” was one of the most influential writings in American history. Its arguments and Enlightenment-era ideas at the start of the American Revolution helped pave the way for the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and shaped the foundations of the United States of America.

R. Edward Freeman on Purpose and Profit in New Business Models | Posted on Sep 28, 2020

Maximizing shareholder value and increasing profits is the “old story” of business. During his presentation as part of the Centennial Virtual Speaker Series, R. Edward Freeman, professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, said that we need to create a new story.

Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events | Posted on Jun 22, 2020

Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events. Robert Shiller, economist, author, and Nobel Laureate

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