DePaul discount to Chicago Ideas Curiosity Series

Chicago Ideas Week
Faculty, staff and students can receive a 15 percent discount on Chicago Ideas Curiosity Series events, now through June. (Image courtesy of Chicago Ideas)
As part of DePaul's sponsorship of Chicago Ideas Week, the DePaul community can purchase tickets to the 2018 Curiosity Series events using the 15 percent discount code DeP74DSCG.

Happening from now until June, this year's Curiosity Series speaker lineup includes veteran TV writer/producer Nell Scovell, who also co-wrote "Lean In" with Sheryl Sandberg; Girl & the Goat Chef Stephanie Izard; Broadway legend Kenny Leon; Facebook's Vice President of Product Design Margaret Gould Stewart and more visionaries who connect with diverse audiences.

Chicago Ideas is a nonprofit ideas platform aimed at bringing together thinkers and instigators to educate, inspire creativity and allow for new ideas to be discovered.

Tickets to each Curiosity Series event are $15. More on this year's curiosity series events can be found here.

Nell Scovell: From the Hollywood Boys' Club to #MeToo
Wednesday, March 28 
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

Veteran Hollywood comedy writer and "Lean In" co-author Nell Scovell sits down with Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson for a funny and fascinating conversation on everything from Scovell's early experiences infiltrating the Hollywood Boys' Club to the #MeToo movement and what's next. Tickets are now on sale.

Navigating Modern Tech Ethics: An Evening with Facebook 
Thursday, April 26
7-8 p.m.
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

How do Facebook and other tech giants navigate ethics when designing for the world? This thought-provoking panel discussion features Facebook's Vice President of Product Design Margaret Gould Stewart and Research Manager Sudhir Venkatesh. Tickets go on sale to the public March 29.

The Future of Food in America
Tuesday, May 15 
7-8 p.m.
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Sam Kass, President Obama's chef and senior policy advisor for nutrition, joins Girl & The Goat Chef Stephanie Izard for a conversation exploring the innovations that are driving food sustainability and what needs to be done to build a future with better food options for all. Tickets go on sale to the public April 17.

Kenny Leon: In Conversation with Phylicia Rashad 
Monday, June 18 
7-8 p.m.
Location: TBA

Kenny Leon, the renowned Broadway director who has brought such plays to the stage as the revivals of "Raisin in the Sun" and "Fences," sits down with long-time collaborator Phylicia Rashad for a candid conversation about his journey from a dirt-road house without electricity to being the first African-American director to win a Tony award. Tickets go on sale to the public May 21.