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Women Off Wall Street

Chuck Kennedy

Axios Executive Vice President Evan Ryan hosted a conversation on the opportunities and challenges facing women in business. Ryan discussed the essentials for success — community, entrepreneurship, and government — with three female powerhouses:

Donna Harris, Co-Founder, 1776Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder and Head of Operations, KabbagePenny Pritzker, Founder and Chairman, PSP Capital Partners and Pritzker Realty Group, 38th Secretary of Commerce

Thank you S&P Global for sponsoring this event.

Axios and NBC News: Economy in 2017

Chuck Kennedy

Axios CEO Jim VandeHei and NBC News 'Meet the Press" Moderator Chuck Todd hosted a discussion on the economic policy fights of 2017. Jim and Chuck were joined on stage by:

The Honorable Debbie Stabenow, Senator, MichiganThe Honorable Jeb Hensarling, Representative, TexasThank you to Koch Industries for sponsoring this event.

The Next Frontier: The Future of the Brain

Aidan Cullen

Axios hosted the second installment of its Future Shaper series sponsored by PhRMA and America's Biopharmaceutical Companies in Los Angeles on June 14.

Science editor Alison Snyder hosted a conversation on The Next Frontier: The Brain with five experts who discussed the impact and possibilities of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, biopharmaceuticals and research for the brain. The panel of experts included:

  • Mr. Matt Grob, EVP Technology, Qualcomm
  • Dr. Hunter Hoffman, Director, Virtual Reality Research Center, University of Washington
  • Dr. Lon Schneider, Director, State of California Alzheimer's Disease Center, USC
  • Dr. Eric Siemers, Distinguished Medical Fellow, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Dr. Doris Tsao, Chair, Chen Center of Systems Neuroscience, California Institute of Technology