CEO Speaker Series

From Muscatine to the World Bank

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

 

Dr. Jim Yong Kim

President

World Bank

Thursday, October 13, 2016

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

Free and open to the public

 

A physician and anthropologist, Dr. Kim has dedicated himself to international development for more than two decades, helping to improve the lives of under-served populations worldwide. He previously served as president of Dartmouth College, was a co-founder of Partners In Health, and director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization.

Biography

Kim is the 12th president of the World Bank, an international financial institution founded in 1944 that offers loans, advice, and a variety of resources to more than 100 countries. The World Bank’s goals are to push extreme poverty to no more than 3% by 2030 and promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

 

After graduating magna cum laude from Brown University, Kim earned a medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Harvard University. As a physician and anthropologist, Kim has dedicated himself to international development for more than two decades, helping improve the lives of populations worldwide.  

 

Previously, Kim served as president of Dartmouth College. He was a co-founder of Partners In Health, and director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved with his family at age 5 to the United States. He grew up in Muscatine, Iowa.

 

Journey of a CEO

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Dan Houston, ’84 Business Administration – Marketing

CEO

Principal

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

Free and open to the public

 

During his lecture, “Journey of a CEO,” Dan Houston (’84, Business Administration – Marketing) will share how he started as a business student at Iowa State University, and became CEO of Principal, a global financial investment management leader with headquarters in Des Moines. This lecture, sponsored by the College of Business, is held in conjunction with Business Week at Iowa State University.