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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Darren Walker is the new President of the Ford Foundation. It's the second largest foundation in the United States with over $11 billion in assets and $500 million in annual giving.

A November is CUNYMonth Event -- OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mr. Walker and David Birdsell, Dean of the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, will discuss the relationship between private foundations and the nonprofit sector from the perspective of a person with deep roots in both the foundation world and important community-based organizations in New York City.

Before being named president in 2013, Darren served as the foundation’s vice president for Education, Creativity and Free Expression, where he shaped more than $140 million in annual grant-making around the world. Prior to joining the Ford Foundation in 2010, Darren was vice president for foundation initiatives at the Rockefeller Foundation, where he led its post-Katrina New Orleans Recovery Program.

Location: Baruch College Information & Technology Building, Newman Conference Center,
7th Floor, Room 750, 151 East 25th Street (Lexington & 3rd Avenues) New York, NY


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