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The Pandemic Policython -- a policy writing event for students!

Sunday, October 25, 2020
12:00am – 5:00pm

Virtual; Event starts October 23rd at 5 pm and goes until October 25th at 5pm

The Pandemic Policython is an opportunity for students to write policy proposals addressing today’s most pressing challenges in areas such as public health, economic equity, criminal justice, and international affairs (and more!). This free online event is open to anyone, whether you have an inkling to explore public policy, or you want to further hone your existing policy writing skills. We welcome beginners! Please register as an attendee through the application link: The event will be hosted on Discord, which you'll a link upon applying. We will use Zoom for all speaker and mentor workshops. Speakers and mentors from academic institutions like the Harvard Kennedy School and international NGOs including the World Health Organization will be participating and sharing their expertise. You can work in teams of 1-4 members and receive guidance every step of the way through workshops, mentor office hours, and judge feedback. The event culminates with submitting the policy memos to policymakers. Winning teams will receive up to $250 in cash and $1000 in a seed grant fund.

This is an Honors Event. Categories: Academic & Interdisciplinary Engagement OR Multiculturalism & Global Citizenship.



Serene Feng,

Honors Program (primary)

Control Panel