The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, housed within NYU Steinhardt, will host Alec Ross, former senior advisor for innovation under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the duration of her term.

NYU Hosts Alec Ross, Former Senior Advisor for Innovation Under Hillary Clinton, May 7

EVENT:
The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, housed within NYU Steinhardt, will host Alec Ross, former senior advisor for innovation under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the duration of her term. To register for “Government, Technology, and Democracy in a Shifting World,” please visit ross-nyu.eventbrite.com.

As Secretary Clinton's "tech guru," Ross led the U.S. State Department's efforts to find practical technology solutions to some of the globe's most vexing problems on health care, poverty, human rights, and ethnic conflicts, earning him numerous accolades, including the Distinguished Honor Award. Ross is credited with ushering in an era of digital diplomacy at the State Department.

The event is co-sponsored by the NYU Institute for Public Knowledge and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

WHEN:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013; 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:
20 Cooper Square, floor 7

WHO:
Alec Ross, former senior advisor for innovation under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

RSVP:
Media interested in covering the event, please contact Courtney Bowe in the NYU Office of Public Affairs at Courtney.bowe@nyu.edu or 212.998.6797.

About the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (@mccNYU)
Media, Culture, and Communication, a department within NYU Steinhardt, advances scholarship in all areas of technology and society, with expertise in global media, digital media, and media history. To discover more about MCC, visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/mcc.

About the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (@nyusteinhardt)
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media, and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the Steinhardt School's mission has been to explore the human experience through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu.

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