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Covid-19: Media Relations – resources and information

GEM experts analyze the impact of Covid-19 on the world

In addition to information regarding alumni initiatives and GEM's continuing activities, GEM sent out, over a five-week period, expert analysis on the impact of the pandemic on different areas such as higher-education, technology, the environment, the economy, HR…

A virtual press conference

On May 7th, 10 am – 11 am, an online press conference took place on the topic of "Covid-19 & Grandes Ecoles: How GEM works through this crisis management, the impact on its upcoming intake and its strategy?"
Participants included: Loïck Roche (Dean & Director, GEM), Jean-François Fiorina (Vice-Dean and head of the crisis management team at GEM), Julie Perrin-Halot (Director of Quality, Strategy and International Development, GEM) and Dominique Steiler (Chairholder, Peace Economics, GEM).

On the agenda:

  • How does the institution manage the current situation, what measures are taken?
  • Student recruitment, international relations: What are the short-, medium- and long-term impacts?
  • What are the lessons learned from the crisis for education, business and Society?
  • What is the impact on the Grandes Ecoles' and GEM's strategies?