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Public Lectures

Global Leadership and the New Normal

April 13, 2016

Ambassador James A. Joseph
Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Studies at Duke University
View Joseph lecture video here

The African Development Bank and Africa in the Era of Globalization

March 8, 2016

Donald Kaberuka
President, 2005 - 2015
African Development Bank

Strategy and Marketing for Business Development in Emerging Markets
November 4, 2015

Greta Jacobs
Director of Regulatory Compliance,
Walmart Mexico

The Asian Productivity Organization
April 15, 2015

Ambassador Mari Amano
Secretary General,
The Asian Productivity Organization 

Tjada D'Oyen McKennaInnovations in Food Security: USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative
November 6, 2013

Tjada D'Oyen McKenna
Deputy Coordinator for Development,
U.S. Feed the Future Initiative, USAID

Brady DeatonThe Role of the University in International Development: The Promise of BIFAD
​April 18, 2013

​Dr. Brady J. Deaton
Chancellor of the University of Missouri
Chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD)

One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? 
October 11, 2012

Sir Gordon Conway
Professor Imperial College London
Former: President of the Rockefeller Foundation  1998 - 2004; Chief Scientific Adviser to DFID and President of the Royal   Geographical Society 2004-2009

Reflections on a Career in Diplomacy
October 20, 2011

Ambassador Edward J. Perkins
Ambassador, retired, U.S. Foreign Service
William J. Crowe Professor of Geopolitics at the University of Oklahoma and Executive Director of the International Programs Center