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Join us for an exciting event with former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón as he discusses Mexico's role in the global order, followed by a conversation with Trudy Rubin, Worldview columnist at The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Felipe Calderón, Distinguished Global Leader in Residence
Felipe Calderón served as President of Mexico from 2006 to 2012. Prior to his presidency, Calderón was Secretary of Energy (and in that capacity Chairman of the Board of PEMEXand CFE) and director of BANOBRAS (Public Works Bank). He was also a Congressman, leader of the National Action Party (PAN) in the Congress, and Secretary General and National President of PAN.
Trudy Rubin, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Over the past decade Trudy Rubin has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China. She is the author of Willful Blindness: the Bush Administration and Iraq, a book of her columns from 2002-2004. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary in 2016 and 2001, and in 2008 she was awarded the Edward Weintal prize for international reporting. In 2010 she won the Arthur Ross award for international commentary from the Academy of American Diplomacy.