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LSE Event: Understand Today, Shape Tomorrow
LSE is delighted to welcome back to campus alumna Ruth Porat (MSc Industrial Relations 1981), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google and journalist, television presenter and LSE alumnus Martin Lewis (BSc Government and Law 1994), – founder of Money Saving Expert and The Money & Mental Health Policy Institute, to take part in the launch of LSE 2030.
LSE Director, Minouche Shafik (MSc Economics 1986) and Ruth will take part in a fireside chat about the role of LSE and how it can shape the world in turbulent times of economic uncertainty and social transformations. Their discussion will also touch on the importance of diversity, lifelong learning and Ruth’s own career path from her time as an MSc student at LSE, to her current leadership role.
Following this Minouche will be in conversation with Martin where they discuss his time at LSE (where he was elected General Secretary of the Students’ Union) and his ongoing relationship with the School (he serves as a Governor) and the impact that has had on his hugely successful career in a number of different industries.
19 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
5 December 2019
Don’t miss the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree, which takes place in Trafalgar Square on 5 December 2019 at 6pm. The 25-metre high tree is a gift from the people of Norway to London, in thanks for Britain’s support in World War II. This historic tradition has happened every year since 1947 and signals the countdown to Christmas in London.
6 December 2019
Calling all night owls, shift-workers and insomniacs – come and experience London’s most beautiful ice rink and exhibition 24/7 in the depths of the night.
7 December 2019
One of the most exciting events of the Christmas season, this charity fun run takes place in London’s iconic Covent Garden helping to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK.
9 December 2019
From Monday 9 to Tuesday 24 December 2019 (excluding 14 and 22 December), over 40 carol singing groups will gather beneath the famous Trafalgar Square Christmas tree to delight bystanders.