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Global Challenges of the 21st Century

Mar 16, 2016 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Breakfast Discussion

Stephen Heintz
President, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15222

GlobalChallenges_ltblue2Join us for a timely breakfast discussion with Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a global philanthropic organization focused on global governance, peacebuilding, and sustainable development.

Through a conversation moderated by Ambassador Dan Simpson, Associate Editor with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mr. Heintz will share his perspectives on some of the most pressing international challenges of our time.

In what ways can a more informed and engaged citizenry enable democracy to flourish? How can governments and organized groups better respond to environmental crises and violent extremism? What can be done about climate change in order to create a sustainable future?

sbhweb12_12_11 (1)Stephen Heintz is president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Before joining the RBF, he was founding president of Dēmos, a public policy research and advocacy organization working to enhance the vitality of American democracy and promote more broadly shared prosperity. Prior to founding Dēmos, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the EastWest Institute, where he worked on issues of economic reform, civil society development, and international security. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, from 1990 through 1997, he worked extensively throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States. In 2013, President Bronisław Komorowski of Poland granted him the Officer’s Cross – Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for his contributions to building civil society and democratic institutions in Poland.

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This event is held in partnership with The Philanthropy Forum at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.

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