"Emerge: International Development." subject of talk at WWS, Dec. 4
The Woodrow Wilson School will host a public panel discussion titled "Emerge: International Development" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. The discussion will be followed by a reception in the Bernstein Gallery in Robertson.
Panel discussants include Robert Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems; Barry Featherman Esq., CEO of the Inter-American Economic Council; and Harriet Fulbright of the J. William and Harriet Fulbright Center. Joy Stocke, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Wild River Review, will moderate the panel.
Robert Carr is CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, a publicly traded company that delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, check management and payments solutions to more than 250,000 business locations nationwide . Carr founded the “Merchant Bill of Rights” (a bill that promotes fairness and transparency in credit card transactions) and the Give Something Back Network. The Network, which is part of Heartland Payment Systems, enables cardholders to make charitable donations with each purchase.
Barry Featherman is the Founder, President and CEO of the Inter-American Economic Council. The Council is a non-profit corporation that provides senior government officials, business executives, and academic professionals the opportunity to engage in dialogues about current and future economic strategies in the hemisphere. Featherman has also served as Director of the Transition Team for the Assistant Secretary General elect of the Organization of American States. He represented business interests at a White House meeting on the general agreement on tariffs and trade, and has spoken throughout the United States to promote trade liberalization and economic integration with Latin America.
Harriet Fulbright is President of the J. William & Harriet Fulbright Center, a non-profit organization which serves to advance the work of Fulbright’s late husband, Senator J. William Fulbright. The purpose of the Center is to promote world peace and nonviolent means of resolving conflicts through international collaborations and education programs. Fulbright has spent the majority of her adult life in the fields of education and the arts.
Joy Stocke is Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Wild River Review. The publication features writing and graphics covering a wide range of subjects and geographical locations. Stocke has published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, and has written about and lectured widely on her travels in Turkey and Greece, as well as religion, ancient and modern.
This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Davis International Center. It is free and open to the public.