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Denver Dialogues
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Scrivner Institute of Public Policy are pleased to announce the launch of the Denver Dialogues, an exciting new partnership with premier American think tanks to model civil discourse about major issues facing the nation and the world. In partnership with experts from the American Enterprise Institute, the Aspen Institute, the Hoover Institution, and New America, the Denver Dialogues will convene robust and constructive conversations on the major policy issues of our day.

We invite you to join us for the kick-off of the Denver Dialogues series, featuring the leaders of our four partner organizations. Together, we will discuss the importance of civil discourse for a healthy democracy and the role of think tanks and universities in fostering evidence-based civic dialogue on issues that divide us as a society.

Oct 4, 2022 12:15 PM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Robert Doar
President @American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Robert Doar is the president at the American Enterprise Institute. He served for more than 20 years in leadership positions within social service programs of New York State and New York City under Gov. George Pataki and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Mr. Doar came to AEI in 2014 to build out a new body of work on poverty studies. The program is now a leading voice in the national discussion on the importance of work, family, and personal responsibility to human flourishing. In January 2019, Mr. Doar was selected by AEI’s Board of Trustees to be the Institute’s 12th president, succeeding Arthur Brooks on July 1, 2019. Mr. Doar now leads one of the nation’s oldest and most respected public policy think tanks, which is dedicated to bolstering free enterprise and innovation, strengthening our communities, defending our nation’s founding values, and revitalizing the foundations of American defense.
Dan Porterfield
President and CEO @Aspen Institute
Dan Porterfield is President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. A native of the City of Baltimore, where he was raised by a single mother at the height of the civil rights movement, and a Rhodes Scholar, he has been recognized as a visionary strategist, transformational leader, devoted educator, and passionate advocate for justice and opportunity. Dan previously served as President of Franklin & Marshall College, where he led the College in tripling its percentage of incoming low-income students and doubling its percentage of domestic students of color. He was named a White House Champion of Change in 2016, holds bachelor’s degrees from Georgetown and Oxford, and earned his Ph.D. at The City University of New York Graduate Center where he wrote his dissertation on the poetry of American prisoners.
Condoleezza Rice
66th Secretary of State and Director @Hoover Institution
Condoleezza Rice is the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution and a Senior Fellow on Public Policy. She is the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In addition, she is a founding partner of Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, an international strategic consulting firm. From January 2005 to January 2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first black woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001 to January 2005, the first woman to hold the position. Rice served as Stanford University’s provost from 1993 to 1999, during which time she was the institution’s chief budget and academic officer.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
CEO @New America
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America, a think and action tank dedicated to renewing the promise of America, bringing us closer to our nation’s highest ideals. She is also the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009–2011, she served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. Upon leaving the State Department she received the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award for her work leading the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, as well as meritorious service awards from USAID and the Supreme Allied Commander for Europe. Prior to her government service, Dr. Slaughter was the Dean of Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs (formerly the Woodrow Wilson School) from 2002–2009 and the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law at Harvard Law School from 1994-2002