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Rodney Bent to Give Talk on International Development

Date & Time: 
Mar 1 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The second speaker in the WWAC/Marlboro six-part international lecture series will be Rodney Bent, a former government official with a wealth of government and private sector experience, who will speak on

"How, Where, and When Can the U.S. Government Effectively Promote International Development?"

Coffee/tea/conversation at 6:30 pm
The 7:00 pm talk will be followed by a question & answer period

Rodney Bent has been associated with a range of diplomatic and financial institutions, including the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, the United Nations Information Centre in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of State, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Millennium Challenge Corporation.

The Millenium Challenge Corp, an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty, works to advance American values by delivering development assistance that promotes sound policy reforms, creates new opportunities for economic growth, and shares learning that makes the discipline of development effective and results-focused. Mr. Bent was the MCC’s Acting Chief Executive Officer for 9 months at the beginning of the Obama Administration.

He received an M.B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and an A.B. in History from Cornell University.

To learn more about this speaker and the four additional speakers in our innovative WWAC/Marlboro College series, please visit the WWAC web site:


Marlboro College Graduate Center, Rm 2e
28 Vernon Sst.
Brattleboro, VT
United States
42° 51' 0.9288" N, 72° 33' 22.6368" W
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