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William Reilly Delivers Keynote at Launch of New Fund and Scholarship

Daniel Fiorino, Barbara Romzek, Neil Kerwin, H. Jeffrey Leonard, Deerin Babb-Brott, and William K. Reilly

Daniel Fiorino, Director, CEP; Barbara Romzek, Dean, SPA; Neil Kerwin, President, American University; H. Jeffrey Leonard, President and CEO, Global Environment Fund; Deerin Babb-Brott, Director National Ocean Council; and William K. Reilly

The April 23, 2013, event featuring the launch of both the William K. Reilly Fund for Environmental Governance and Leadership and the Reilly Scholarship along with the keynote address by William K. Reilly, Leadership in a Polarized Era, was a very special event for American University.

With nearly 200 attendees representing diverse environmental and public affairs interests, the event honored Bill Reilly, a distinguished environmental leader, recognized leading innovators who have contributed greatly to their fields, Deerin Babb-Brott of the National Ocean Council and Jeffrey Leonard of the Global Environment Fund, and supported future leaders who are currently graduate students in the School of Public Affairs, Kristina Bell, Master of Public Administration (2014), Samuel Cramer, Master of Public Policy (2014), and Zachary Rybarczyk, Master of Public Policy (2014).