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Q&A with Ambassador Rick Barton

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sponsored by Weik Capital Management

AMBASSADOR RICK BARTON teaches at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, where he serves as a co-director of Princeton’s Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative and Ullman Fellowships. His 2018 book, Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World, uses a mix of stories, history, and analysis to offer an affirmative approach to foreign affairs through concrete and attainable solutions.

Ambassador Barton recently published an Op-Ed in The Washington Post titled, This is what Trump should do about the migrant caravan.

Barton started USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives, and was America’s ambassador to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in New York, the UN’s Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva and the first Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations. He led conflict management initiatives in over 40 crisis zones across the globe, from Haiti, Iraq, Nigeria, Burma, Pakistan to Turkey. Published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, Politico, The Boston Globe, and numerous other international outlets, Barton is a guest on news shows ranging from NPR to all of the major networks. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife of 43 years, Kit Lunney.  

To Register:
Call (610) 375-7880 or email contactus@wacreading.org
Cost to attend:
Members $23
Non-Members $30
Without Meal $10
Ambassadors Included

 

Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Inn at Reading
1040 Park Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610 United States
Phone:
(610) 372-7811
Website:
https://www.innatreading.com/

Organizer

WAC Reading