Monday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m.

The event is at maximum capacity. However, if you would like to attend the lecture virtually, we invite you to join us for on Facebook Live at the time of the event. To receive notifications about future events, please sign up using the form here.

Please see information below about the corresponding full course titled "Innovative Houston: Local Solutions to Global Challenges."


You are invited to join us for a special event on Monday, January 28 7-8:30 p.m. Former Houston Mayor and President/CEO of the Victory Institute Annise Parker shares insights on how Houston and other cities are shaping the world in. The lecture is held in Rice University’s Anderson-Clarke Center and is followed by a reception in the Dean’s Commons.

Please note that space is limited for this event and RSVP is required.


You may be interested in our upcoming offering, Innovative Houston: Local Solutions to Global Challenges, where Rice scholars and community leaders explore how Houston is serving as a civic laboratory, addressing pressing local issues with innovative, globally relevant solutions. Join us for eight Mondays, Feb. 18-April 15, 7-8:30 p.m. 



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