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Sani Lecture

Ashok C. Sani (BS '74), for whom this lecture is named, was a distinguished graduate, successful entrepreneur, president of C.G.S. Industries Inc., loyal supporter of NYU, and the founding member of the NYU Stern Alumni Council. The Ashok Sani Scholar program shares Mr. Sani’s interest in ethics, truth, peace, compassion and the moral and social responsibilities of members of society with the NYU Stern community.

2021 Ashok C. Sani Lecture: Women Are the Social Safety Net

Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-founder of Ellevest, delivered the 2021 Ashok C. Sani Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Lecture titled "Women Are the Social Safety Net" on May 11. The lecture was followed by a moderated Q&A session with Professor Batia Wiesenfeld.

Former speakers include:
  • M. Night Shyamalan
  • Alan Murray
    Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. and President of Fortune
  • Larry Silverstein
    Chairman of Silverstein Properties and NYU Trustee
  • Robert Frank
    Research scholar at NYU Stern and the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management at Cornell University
  • John Sexton
    President Emeritus, New York Univeristy
  • Gordon Brown
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Maria Bartiromo
    Anchor of CNBC’s Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo