THE ONLINE CHRONICLE OF NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL



Mercy Corps CEO To Headline Bank of America Volunteerism Program at Texas A&M February 3

January 28, 2015

Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, will present the annual Bank of America Volunteerism program February 3, featuring Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, a leading international humanitarian and development organization.  Bush School Dean Ryan Crocker is a member of the Mercy Corps board of directors.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, beginning with a 5 p.m. reception and the lecture at 5:30 p.m. Although the event is open to the public, advance registration is required to ensure appropriate accommodations considering space limitations.

Mercy Corps CEO since 1994, Keny-Guyer is a social entrepreneur committed to creating a more just and peaceful world.  Under his aegis, Mercy Corps has ongoing operations in more than 40 countries, a staff of 4,000, and global revenue of $375 million. Keny-Guyer has forged new directions at Mercy Corps through global mergers and strategic alliances, and by placing human rights, civil society and social entrepreneurship at the forefront of its humanitarian mission. The organization now has a reputation for groundbreaking, innovative programming in the world’s toughest environments.

The Bank of America endowed its Program on Volunteerism through the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation in 2000.  Now administered by the Mosbacher Institute, the program is an effort to educate individuals and corporations on the importance of volunteer activities in today’s society.  Previous speakers in the series include Tim Russert, Elaine Chao, Jenna Bush, John Zogby, Curt Smith, and Robert Pease.

Due to limited seating, registration is required by Monday, February 2, via e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone: 979-845-1927.

For additional information, go to bush.tamu.edu/mosbacher/events/volunteerism13

 

[Return to homepage]


Tags: Events / News /

Follow us!





In the Media

November 28, 2017: "Focus at Four: GOP moves closer to tax reform" KBTX

November 28, 2017: "OPEC Leader Cites ‘New Optimism’ With Oil Prices on the Rise" The New York Times

November 23, 2017: "Nafta Talks Have High Stakes for Two Texas Bridge Owners" The New York Times

November 21, 2017: "Symposium at Texas A&M explores link between women's rights, national security" The Eagle

November 16, 2017: "Chief negotiator defends NAFTA during panel discussion at Texas A&M" The Eagle

Additional Media


Lastest Bush School News

Bush School Students Finalists in World’s Largest Cyber Security Law & Policy Challenge

Leading Force of Good

Bush School provides important “human dimensions” in new PATHS-UP Center

Panelists Discuss the Iran Nuclear Agreement in “What’s Next?” Series

“Friendsgiving” Event Sponsored by Bush School Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Respect, Not Just a State of Mind

Bush School Students Honor Veterans’ Service with Letter Campaign