World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, a 1982 Brown graduate, will deliver a Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs at Brown University on Friday, March 7, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. The lecture is part of Brown's 250th Anniversary opening weekend celebration and will be livestreamed on the Brown website.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, a 1982 Brown graduate, will deliver a Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs at Brown University on Friday, March 7, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. His lecture, which will take place in Salomon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium, is part of Brown’s 250th anniversary Opening Celebration.
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Jim Yong Kim became the 12th president of the World Bank Group on July 1, 2012. A physician and anthropologist, Kim has dedicated himself to international development for more than two decades, helping to improve the lives of under-served populations worldwide. He came to the World Bank after serving as president of Dartmouth College. He is a co-founder of Partners In Health and a former director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization.
The 87th Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs, given as part of Brown's 250th anniversary Opening Celebration.
Salomon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium, the College Green
Friday, March 7, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
The Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture
Since 1965, the Ogden Lectureship has presented the University and its neighboring communities with authoritative and timely addresses about international affairs. The lectureship was established in memory of Stephen A. Ogden Jr., a member of the Brown Class of 1960, who died in 1963 from injuries he suffered in a car accident during his junior year. His family created the series as a tribute to Ogden’s interest in advancing international peace and understanding.
Dozens of heads of state, diplomats, and observers of the international scene have participated in the series, including Queen Noor of Jordan, former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, media innovator Ted Turner, astronaut Sen. John Glenn, economist Paul Volcker, Bolivian President Evo Morales, and Romano Prodi, former prime minister of Italy.
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