Ronan Farrow, the third speaker in St. Michael's four part 75th Anniversary Community Leacture Series, will address the importance of empowering our youth to be come better global citizens by preparing them to be knowledgeable, compassionate, and effective leaders.
Ronan Farrow, is a writer, human rights lawyer and diplomat. He is one of the world’s foremost experts on youth uprisings, having served as the United States’ first envoy on youth issues, led the Obama administration’s response to the Arab Spring revolutions, and founded State Department’s Office of Global Youth Issues for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Born to movie star parents, Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, Farrow started on his path to success early, enrolling at Bard College at 11 and becoming its youngest ever graduate at 15. He was subsequently one of the youngest students ever admitted to Yale Law School at age 16, and one of the youngest State Department appointees on record at 21. At 23, he was awarded the renowned Rhodes scholarship. Farrow gained notoriety as a youth activist, as one of the leaders of the American student movement on atrocities in Darfur.
Children ages 10 & older are welcome! Reservations are recommended; please call 401-849-5970 ext. 300 or at www.smcds.org/rsvp