You are cordially invited to join us for the 2nd Annual Lovett Evening: A Scholarship Program Fundraiser. It will be a fun filled evening with a jazz band concert, a silent and live auction, a chance to hear from one of Willie's college classmates and meet our 2019 Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr. Impact Gives Back Scholarship recipients, good food, drinks, and fellowship.
Gideon Rose, Yale Class of 1985 with Willie, is confirmed to speak about foreign affairs and its impact on the next generation in higher education and global opportunities. Gideon also will give us a glimpse of “College Willie” before introducing the 2019 Lovett Scholarship recipients, Alexis Williamson and Nina Lourdes Giddens.
Gideon has been Editor of Foreign Affairs since 2010, after serving as Managing Editor of the magazine from 2000-2010. Prior to that he was Deputy Director of Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and from 1994-1995, he served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council. He received a BA in Classics from Yale and a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard, and has taught American foreign policy at Princeton and Columbia. He is the author of How Wars End (Simon & Schuster, 2010) and other works. In addition to being in the Yale Class of 1985, both Willie and Gideon were members of Scroll and Key.