Best-selling author and leading economist Noreena Hertz

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
7:00pm— 8:00pm
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Diane McGrath

Join "One of the World's Greatest Thinkers" (The Observer) and Wharton alum Noreena Hertz for an uplifting discussion of her latest book, The Lonely Century."  

April 21st, 2021

With books published in over 20 countries, Hertz has given keynote speeches at TED, The World Economic Forum in Davos and Google Zeitgeist, sharing the stage with leading thinkers including Professor Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and President Bill Clinton.  Professor Hertz has also hosted several television documentaries, served as the economics editor of ITV, and was a professor at Cambridge University for 10 years. Join Professor Hertz and the Wharton Club of the UK to discuss why is this The Lonely Century, and what we can do to fix it?



Recognition for Hertz's most recent work includes:

  • Adam Grant's 'New Leadership Books of 2021' list
  • Best Reads fromFinancial Times
  • 'Top 5 Books of the Year' by Daily Telegraph
  • One of WiredUK's best Science and Tech books in 2020
  • A Book of the Year by Waterstones

Even before a global pandemic introduced us to terms like social distancing, loneliness was well on its way to becoming the defining condition of the 21st century. Why is this The Lonely Century, and what we can do to fix it?

Please rsvp for this not to be missed event with 'One of the World's Most Inspiring Women' (Vogue Magazine).   

Limited spaces available. Zoom details will be sent via email.


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