Allen Prize 2017

Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage: The Power of Partnership

Friday, February 17, 2017
The Biltmore Ballrooms
817 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Please note, due to space limitations this is an invitation-only event. We encourage our campus community and the public to view a live webcast beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, February 17, on our welcome page.  

Continental Breakfast and Registration

The Imperial Ballroom
9:30-10 a.m.


10-10:15 a.m.
Dr. Rafael L. Bras, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Panel Conversation 

10:15-11:45 a.m.
Moderator: Mr. John Pruitt, Retired anchor, WSB-TV
Panel Participants: 

  • Mr. Jason Carter, Partner, Bondurant, Mixson, and Elmore LLP, Chairman of The Carter Center Board of Trustees, and grandson of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
  • Ambassador (Ret.) Mary Ann Peters, Chief Executive Officer, The Carter Center  
  • Dr. MaryAnne Borrelli, Professor of Government, Connecticut College 
  • Mr. Jonathan T.M. Reckford, Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity International
  • Ms. Lisa A. Gordon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity 
  • Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Former Atlanta Mayor, Politician, Diplomat, and Activist 
Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage Luncheon Celebrating Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

The Georgian Ballroom
Noon-1:15 p.m.

Student Town Hall 

The Imperial Ballroom
1:30-2:30 p.m.