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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

 

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