Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza defends the role of art as an agent of change for sustainability at IE University
The prestigious collector takes part in a panel on art as a catalyst for social change.
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, the internationally renowned art collector, curator and film producer, took part in a debate on Tuesday at IE University on ‘Art as an agent of change for sustainability’, together with artist John Gerrard and Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Academy and The Ocean Project. This panel is part of ‘Education for Sustainability’, an IE University project that reflects the academic institution’s commitment to education as the driving force for change in the economy, society and the biosphere within the framework of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Diego del Alcázar Silvela, President of IE University, opened the event, after which Catalina Tejero, Associate Director of IE Arts & Humanities Division, introduced the panel, where Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza shared her vision of the role of art in driving social change.
04 Dec 2019Arts & Humanities
IE University promotes ‘Education for Sustainability’ to enhance the role of education in driving sustainability
'Education for Sustainability' will be IE University Chairman, Deans and international figures.
02 Dec 2019Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, On Campus
IE University startups attract €70 million in funding
Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School's International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital.
02 Dec 2019Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU to promote exchange and cooperation between China and the West in various fields
The Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties is to align and enhance the mission of the Belt & Road Initiative.
02 Dec 2019Business
IE University celebrates 2020 Countdown Concert in the Auditorium of the Reina Sofia Museum
The event featured the performance by Judith Jáuregui and Samantha Vallejo Nagera´s catering.
25 Nov 2019Events
IE University, best university in Spain and 23rd in the world in the Times Higher Education global employability ranking
IE University consolidates its position among the top-ranked universities.
IE University is the best Spanish university, the 7th in Europe and the 23rd in the world in the Global University Employability Ranking 2019 published today by the British magazine Times Higher Education. IE University consolidates its position among the top-ranked universities by recruiters and managers of international companies.
Times Higher Education’s Global University Employability Ranking assesses the employability of 150 universities in 33 countries and analyses the opinion of 8,000 recruiters and managers of large companies who have hired more than 300,000 young graduates in the last year. Recruiters have contributed to the ranking with their opinion on the degree of employability of graduates in different regions of the world. The panel included the opinion of experts from 23 countries. Among the top 25 universities in the ranking are 10 from the United States, eight European, four Asian, two Canadian and one Australian.
22 Nov 2019Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University, FGV-EAESP and Google organize the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo
The event took place on November 6 and will be attended by more than 20 experts.
11 Nov 2019Entrepreneurship
IE University’s Green Week Focuses on the UN’s 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals
The initiative is organized by IE Campus Life and will host activities in Madrid and Segovia.
23 Oct 2019On Campus
IE University to hold its Alumni Weekend in Medellín, Colombia
The meeting will be attended by more than 10 experts, who will share their views on the main challenges of the world for greater sustainability.
17 Oct 2019Events
120 international companies recruit at IE University’s Talent Forum
Companies will present their development plans and job offers to more than 1,000 students at IE University
09 Oct 2019On Campus
The Senior Economy Forum, IE Foundation and Caixabank organize the II Senior Economy Meeting
The role of the senior population is incresing in importance.
02 Oct 2019Conferences, Lectures & Seminars
People and Technology: A New Era for Education
EnlightED –Fundación Telefónica, IE University, Fundación Santillana and South Summit, and the Commitment to the Reinvention of Higher Education.
One of the key drivers of IE University is the reinvention of higher education in the digital age. At an international level, it pursues this objective by constantly innovating its educational processes and offerings and by organizing forums and encounters related to this strategic challenge.
With this commitment in mind and building on the success of last year’s event, IE University is staging enlightED 2019 in partnership with Fundación Telefónica, Fundación Santillana and South Summit on October 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2019. This international conference attracts experts from across the world and leading figures in education, technology and innovation for a strategic debate on education in the digital age. EnlightED will be held under the umbrella of South Summit, a major event on entrepreneurship and business opportunities which operates as a forum at which business and organization leaders can meet innovation and the entrepreneurial ecosystem face to face.
26 Sep 2019Events, Human Sciences & Technology