How to Win Against Extremism


Date and Time
Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:30pm— 8:30pm
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1100 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 1020
Washington, D.C., DC 20036
United States
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Donna Berry

The holidays are a reminder of peace. But the war against extremism is ongoing.  Join us to hear a discussion about how the fight against extremism can be won.

 

Farah Pandith, author of ‘How We Win – How Cutting-edge Entrepreneurs, Political Visionaries, Enlightened Business Leaders, and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat’ and Doron F. Ezickson, Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will provide insights into combating extremism domestically and abroad.

 

Farah Pandith served as a political appointee under Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and most recently she was the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities, serving both Secretaries Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.

 

Doron Ezickson is the ADL Washington D.C. Regional Director, leads the organization’s efforts in DC, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina to fight hate for good. He is a trusted source of analysis and expertise on bias-motivated violence and extremism, relied upon by media outlets, legislators, and law enforcement to understand and respond to the state of hate in the region.

 

Special Pricing:

$15 for recent Wharton graduates (WG’16 and later)

$20 for all others

 

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About the Speakers

Farah Pandith is an author, foreign policy strategist, and former diplomat. A world-leading expert and pioneer in countering violent extremism, she is a frequent media commentator and public speaker. She served as a political appointee under Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and most recently she was the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities, serving both Secretaries Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.  She has served on the National Security Council, at the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in various senior roles. She has also served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Advisory Council, chairing its task force on countering violent extremism. She is a senior fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School as well as an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Pandith divides her time between Washington, D.C.; London; and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her book is How We Win: How Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurs, Political Visionaries, Enlightened Business Leaders, and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat.

 

Doron Ezickson joined ADL as the Regional Director of the Washington, DC Region in January 2017
and is a frequent speaker and media commentator on the issues of civil rights, extremism,
anti-Semitism, hate crimes, and bias response. He has provided testimony on hate-related
issues before the US Commission on Civil Rights Advisory Committee, the Maryland State
Legislature, the DC City Council and other bodies and led ADL's response to the Unite the
Right rally in Charlottesville, VA. He served as a member of the Commonwealth of
Virginia’s Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is a graduate of Putting
Racism on the Table a joint program conducted by the Washington Regional Association of
Grantmakers and Leadership Greater Washington. He was previously a law partner in the
Washington, DC and London, UK offices of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and an
adjunct faculty member of the Georgetown University Law School. He has been active in
non-profit organizations including as a member of the Boards of Directors of A Wider
Circle, the DC Central Kitchen and several additional community organizations in
Washington and Boston. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Head of
Operations to Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College
and Boston University School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor of the Law Review.
He subsequently served as a law clerk to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.

 

 

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