The Graduate School of Education, alongside the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, the Graduate School of Business and the Haas Center for Public Service, hosted a centennial celebration in honor of the birth of John W. Gardner BA ‘35, ‘36 (1912-2012), citizen, statesman and teacher, on October 6, 2012 at the CEMEX Auditorium. Over 400 Graduate School of Education and other Stanford alumni from around the globe attended this inspiring gathering of thought leaders featuring:
Diana Aviv, President and CEO, Independent Sector
The Honorable Robert Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause
Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO, Civic Ventures
Milbrey McLaughlin, David Jacks Professor of Education, Emeritus and Founding Director, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities
Senator Timothy Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Fund
Moderated by Robert L. Joss, Philip H. Knight Professor and Dean, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Welcome remarks by Donna Michelle Anderson ’86, John Gardner Public Service Fellow
The distinguished panel reflected on the legacy of John W. Gardner and the many ways his legacy continues to inspire individuals and institutions seeking to advance the common good.
by Saul Bromberger/Sandra Hoover Photography
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