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Distinguished Lecture with Darren Walker

Save the date for a Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture with Darren Walker January 28, 2020
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation
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Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture

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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.

Darren 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.

Contact: Mary Lindsley