Judson University’s fifth World Leaders Forum will feature Felipe Calderón, the 56th president of Mexico.
According to Judson’s website, Calderón is scheduled to speak March 12 at the Elgin university. Previous years’ speakers include former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in 2014, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2013, former Soviet Union President Mikhail S. Gorbachev in 2012 and former U.S. President George W. Bush in 2011.
Judson University is located at 1151 N. State St., Elgin.
During his presidency from 2006 to 2012, Calderón :established economic reform as a top priority of his administration and helped substantially stabilize the economy, create jobs and achieve universal health coverage,” the website says.
Calderone was named by TIME Magazine as one of the top 100 influential people in the world. He now serves as chair of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and is president of the Sustainable Human Development Foundation.
About the World Leaders Forum
The World Leaders Forum brings recognized world leaders to the Judson University campus each year with the intent to inspire and ignite a flame of leadership for all who attend. Please join us on March 12 as we endeavor to educate tomorrow’s business leaders and build greatness in the lives of Judson students!
All proceeds are donated to the Entrepreneurship Studies Endowment Fund and Judson Student Scholarship Fund. Two events will take place on the afternoon of March 12, the VIP Reception and Keynote Address at the Hilton Chicago Hotel for sponsors and supporters and the Community Event at Judson University in Elgin open to the Judson Community and general public.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the community event page of the website.
SOURCE: Judson University
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