Moving from Inequality to Justice in the South
Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, an international social justice philanthropy with a $13 billion endowment and $600 million in annual grant making. He chaired the philanthropy committee that brought a resolution to the city of Detroit's historic bankruptcy and is co-founder and chair of the US Impact Investing Alliance.
Sanford Professor Jay Pearson will interview Walker. Tickets available at tickets.duke.edu
Walker co-chairs New York City's Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers, and serves on the Commission on the Future of Riker's Island Correctional Institution and the UN International Labor Organization Commission on the Future of Work. He also serves on the boards of Carnegie Hall, the High Line, VOW to End Child Marriage, and the Committee to Protect Journalists. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is the recipient of 13 honorary degrees and university awards.
The Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. Partners for this lecture include Duke's Center for Documentary Studies, UNC College of Arts and Sciences, and Southern Futures.
Free parking for the lecture will be the PG4 Permit Section, accessible from Science Drive across from the camel statue.