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Civic Discourse in the age of Populism

Tuesday, September 25, 8:00 am at Friends Center, in the Martin Luther King room (2nd floor)

Cordell Carter, of the Aspen Institute, will lead a one-hour dialogue about civic goals, responsibilities, and needs in a populist age.  Nationally recognized for cross-sector successes in philanthropy, education, and technology, Cordell currently leads the Aspen Institute’s Socrates Program, a global education forum for emerging leaders. He has held previous leadership roles with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Business Roundtable, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the IBM Corporation.

Cordell is the recipient of an Eisenhower Fellowship to China and has been designated:

  • White House Champion of Change for Computer Science Education;
  • Fortune Magazine’s “40 under 40” annual ranking of most influential business/civic organizations (Washington State and Tennessee);
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow for Young American Leaders;
  • Broad Foundation Resident in Urban Education