Since 2014, Mary Ann Peters, a Grand Rapids native and graduate of Marywood Academy in Grand Rapids has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Carter Center, overseeing all peace and health programs. Her work leading The Carter Center’s mission and programming is grounded in the ideal that respect for human rights is crucial to permanent peace. The Carter Center stands true to a belief that national and international human rights laws uphold the dignity and worth of each individual.
Enter into the global peace story through the lived experiences of Ambassador Mary Ann Peters, whose career has spanned the world. The scope of her life’s work includes her position as U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh where she led the Embassy response to the September 11 attack on the United States.
As Dominican Center enters its 25th year of existence, we celebrate with gratitude, reflection, and a renewed commitment to foster personal and community growth and transformation. In honor of this jubilee year, we have invited key speakers whose stories of justice, service, dedication and learning can inform and guide our transformation and move us to compassionate action. They are Prophetic Voices among our midst. Please join us for lunch to hear the Prophetic Voice of Mary Ann Peters.
Cost: $20 / $10 students, use coupon code STUDENT for this discount.
Lunch prepared by Marywood Cafe.