Carol Bellamy

Carol Bellamy
Chair of the Governing Board of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund

From her days as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala and subsequent service as Director, to her service as a reform-minded president of the New York City Council, Carol Bellamy has spent her entire life working for the public good.

Today, Bellamy is Chair of the Governing Board of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund, the first global effort to support local, community-level initiatives aimed at strengthening resilience against violent extremist agendas through job creation and empowering women and youth.

She was previously Executive Director of the UNICEF, President and CEO of World Learning, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education. She is a member of the American University of Beirut Board of Trustees and is a former Fellow of the Harvard Institute of Politics. She has been awarded the Legion d’Honneur by the Government of France, and the Order of the Rising Sun in Japan.

Appears On

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Topic
Moderators
Speakers
Time
Location
12:30 PM
Student only luncheon. Students will hear from a representative from the Peace Corps for future career opportunites.
Meg Moritz
2:30 PM
“Unsettled” follows the stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East as they flee persecution in their countries of origin to seek better and safer lives in the U.S. Directed by Tom Shepard.
“Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber.”
Presented in partnership with the Florida Holocaust Museum with the generous support of the Jack Chester Foundation
4:15 PM
The film captures the drama of Ruth’s life as she lent her camera lens – and her heart – to refugees of war. “You could not invent Ruth Gruber . . . not even in a movie” -- Richard Holbrooke. Presented in partnership with the Florida Holocaust Museum with the generous support of the Jack Chester Foundation

Friday, February 21, 2020

Topic
Moderators
Speakers
Time
Location
9:10 AM
Dr. Prager is a marine scientist and author, widely recognized for her expertise and ability to make science entertaining and understandable for people of all ages.
12:30 PM
Student only luncheon. Students will hear from a Fulbright representative for Fulbright study abroad opporunities.
1:30 PM
Architect and author Ann Sussman explores the impact that architecture has on our brains. Ann’s book, Cognitive Architecture, Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment, co-authored with Justin B. Hollander, won the 2016 Place Research Award from the Environmental Design Research Association.
“Sweet Home Monteverde”
This presentation is featured by St. Petersburg Celebration of the Arts.
2:10 PM
“Sweet Home Monteverde,” presented by director/editor Robin Truesdale. How far would you go for your beliefs? In 1950, a group of Quaker war-resisters left their Alabama home in search of a life of pacifism. They found it in a Costa Rica cloud forest. This presentation is featured by St. Petersburg Celebration of the Arts
2:30 PM
Author and political consultant Bruce Eberle argues that African- Americans are moving back to the Republican Party, and that Donald Trump is the major reason.
3:30 PM
Discussion with François Savatier about his book "A pocket history of human evolution: How we became sapiens"
7:00 PM
Fox Hall at Eckerd College
President of Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation. Former leader of NATO forces in Afghanistan to conclude 2020 Conference.