The Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series — Astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator Dr. Mae Jemison comes to CU to share her perspective on leadership and engages the audience with a Q&A. Jemison served six years as a NASA astronaut and was the first woman of color in the world to go into space. She now leads 100 Year Starship, a global initiative seed funded through a competitive grant from DARPA to ensure the capabilities for human travel to another star within the next 100 years while transforming life on Earth; 7:30 p.m., Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; colorado.edu.
Constructions by Elizabeth Morisette — An exhibition called "clever" features work by award-winning Fort Collins artist Elizabeth Morisette. Exuberant vessels, sculptures and wall hangings created entirely with found objects, transforming man-hand into hand-made; 10:30 a.m., Bricolage Gallery, at Art Parts Creative Reuse Center, 2870 Bluff St., Boulder; free; 720-379-5328, ArtPartsBoulder.org.
BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour — Access Fund Presents the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This event is all ages; 6 p.m., Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder; $22; bouldertheater.com/event/1565041-banff-mountain-film-festival-boulder.
#MeToo and The Spectrum of Harassment — Join an inclusive discussion as Elaine Marino, founder of Equili, shares the history of #MeToo, talks about the spectrum of harrassment and helps address a collective problem that we can solve together. Marino spearheads a movement championing the underrepresented in the tech industry; 6 p.m., Twitter, 1301 Walnut St., Boulder; eventbrite.com.
Introducing the Band with Mark Diamond — A weekly Tuesday night music series hosted by Mark Diamond will feature a different band and style of music at every show. Food and drink are available; 7 p.m., The Post Brewing Company, 2027 13th St., Boulder; free; 720-372-3341, postbrewing.com/event/introducing-the-band-with-mark-diamond.
Richard Jessor Distinguished Lecture on Health and Society — The Institute of Behavioral Science will host the inaugural Richard Jessor Distinguished Lecture on Health and Society featuring renowned social scientist Sir Michael Marmot. Marmot's lecture is entitled "Social justice, social determinants, and health equity." This lecture is free and open to the public; 5 p.m., Wednesday, Old Main, 1600 Pleasant St., Boulder; free; 303-492-5548, behavioralscience.colorado.edu/article/feb-28-2018-sir-michael-marmot-to-present-jessor-lecture-on-health-society.
Bobby Seale: Seizing the Times — Bobby Seale — the co-founder of the anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist Black Panther Party — will be speaking on organizing and building people power in today's times, using his experiences from before, during, and after his time with the Black Panther Party. In October of 1966, Bobby Seale and Huey Newton founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, coinciding with the release of their Ten Point Program; 6 p.m., Wednesday, Mathematics Building, Boulder; eventbrite.com.
Authors Jennifer Lynch and Cristina Trapani-Scott — For two Boulder County authors, breast cancer made an indelible mark on each of their lives. Now, Boulder County residents Jennifer Lynch and Cristina Trapani-Scott are each set to release books that explore their individual experiences as caregiver and survivor. Join them for an evening of reading and conversation; 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Lyons Regional Library, 405 Main St., Lyons; free.
Jordyn Pepper CD Release Party — Howlin' Dog Records artist Jordyn Pepper is on her Take Me To The Mountains Tour promoting her recently released debut CD "Mountain Rain." Pepper is a new rising star in the country-Americana music world; 8 p.m., Wednesday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; free; thelaughinggoat.com.
The 13th Dalai Lama and the Transition to Modernity — A talk, The 13th Dalai Lama and the Transition to Modernity in Tibet with Tsering Shakya, will examine how the images of the Dalai Lamas in the West or among the Tibetan are primarily constructed during the reign of the 13th Dalai Lama. In the past, the Dalai Lama was a remote figure, but during the reign of the 13th Dalai Lama, this changed because of this longevity of his life, travels, and appearance of photography; 5 p.m., Thursday, University of Colorado Boulder, Hale 230, Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder.