Evening Conversation with Richard Stearns and Peter Greer

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
National Press Club
Holeman Lounge 529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045

 

Evening Conversation with Richard Stearns
& Peter Greer

 To Love Our Neighbor:
 Faith and Flourishing
In a World of Need

 

Mark your calendars today! 

We hope you will join us for our Evening Conversation with World Vision President Richard Stearns and Hope International CEO Peter Greer on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC for what promises to be a fascinating discussion on "To Love Our Neighbor: Faith and Flourishing in a World of Need." We are delighted to welcome Rich and Peter as co-keynoters and discussants.

This Evening Conversation is the final event in our five-part series on "Faith and International Development" exploring the connections between faith and the challenging issues of development, made possible by the New Venture Fund with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Richard Stearns is the President of World Vision US. Since the beginning of his presidency in 1998, Stearns has built a strong leadership team focused on bringing corporate best practices to the non-profit sector. Previously, Stearns held various roles with Fortune 500 companies, including Parker Brothers Games, which culminated in his appointment as president in 1984. He joined Lenox, the American gift and tableware company, in 1987 as division president, and was named president and CEO of Lenox Inc., in 1995. He has his bachelor's degree in neurobiology from Cornell University, and his master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Stearns also authored The Hole In Our Gospel, which was named Christian Book of the Year for 2010, and Unfinished, in 2013. 

Peter Greer is the President and CEO of HOPE International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining HOPE, Peter worked internationally as a microfinance advisor in Cambodia and Zimbabwe, and served as managing director of Urwego Bank in Rwanda. He has written or co-authored The Poor Will Be Glad, The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good, Mission Drift (selected as a 2015 Book Award Winner from Christianity Today)Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing, Watching Seeds Grow, The Giver and the Gift, 40/40 Vision, Created to Flourish, and most recently The Board and the CEO. He is a graduate of Messiah College and Harvard University’s Kennedy School, and currently serves as the entrepreneur-in-residence at Messiah College and as a Praxis Venture Partner.

We hope you will join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation at the National Press Club. Please click on the link above to register!

Trinity Forum Society Members: $15
Non-Members: $25

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