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World Leaders Lecture Forum

The Tanner Humanities Center established the World Leaders Lecture Forum in 2006 with the goal to bring internationally influential men and women to the University of Utah to address world events and global concerns. Our invited guest delivers a free public lecture on campus then speaks to approximately 350 business, university, and government leaders at a private dinner. This program has sponsored the visits of former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Shirin Ebadi of Iran, President of Colombia Cesar Gaviria, former President of Doctors Without Borders James Orbinski, Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, and Former CIA Director John Brennan, among others.

World Leaders Lecture Forum Advisory Board

Sheri Bolding, Philanthropist | Anne Dolowitz, Philanthropist | Spencer P. Eccles, The Cynosure Group | Bob Goldberg, University of Utah | Page Juliano, Summit Sotheby's International Realty | Derek Miller,President and CEO, World Trade Center Utah | Connor Morgan, Associated Students of The University of Utah | Michael Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Zions Bancorporation | David Peterson, Partner and CPA, Haynie and Company | Naoma Tate, Philanthropist

World Leaders Lecture Forum Community Sponsors

Anne and Darrel Brodke | Brigham Young University | Kathy Christiansen| dōTERRA | Deseret Management Corporation | Susan Fleming | Jess Hurtado | David Ibarra Enterprises | The Salt Lake Chamber | Salt Lake Community College | Miguel Rovira | The Semnani Family Foundation | US Mexico Chamber of Commerce | Utah Valley University | XMission | Zions Bank

University of Utah Sponsors

Center for Latin American Studies | College of Humanities | Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business | Department of Communication | Hinckley Institute of Politics | Honors College | Marriott Library | Office for Global Engagement | Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs | Office for Institutional Advancement | Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights

Last Updated: 7/26/21