Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#171)

  • Carly Fiorina speaks at CSIS, and so does World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (again).
  • Second African Think Tank Summit starts in Addis Ababa. 
  • AEI economist John Makin dies; "broke barrier of being a serious academic who went to the think tank world."
  • Heritage Foundation hires former DIA Director David Shedd as Visiting Distinguished Fellow; hires two from Capitol Hill for economic posts; hosts former Mexican President Vicente Fox.
  • AEI's Danielle Pletka discusses collaboration within think tank community.
  • NSC official Philip Gordon joins CFR as Senior Fellow; new hub for CFR events.
  • Colonel Mark Cancian (USMC, Ret.) joins CSIS's International Security Program.
  • Former White House assistant Shilpa Phadke joins CAP as Senior Director of Women's Initiatives.
  • Atlantic Council holds 3rd annual Student Cyber Policy Competition; honors Afghan President Ashraf Ghani; hires Senior Director of Pew Charitable Trusts, John Haederle.
  • Wilson Center's new Polar Initiative to be headed by David Biette.
  • CNAS launches The NextWare Sessions to provide method for improved cybersecurity collaboration.
  • AEI says don't be a bachelor.