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2023 Ruckelshaus Circle Luncheon

October 09, 2023 12:00 - 1:30 pm

808 Howell St, Seattle, WA, USA

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Join us for our 14th Annual Ruckleshaus Circle Luncheon with our Featured Speaker, Valerie Jarrett.

The Ruckelshaus Circle Luncheon is an opportunity for our community to come together, hear about collaborative public policy successes, and advance the Ruckelshaus Center's important work. Please join us for lunch and a meaningful conversation. Proceeds support the Center's work of helping parties involved in complex public policy challenges in the Pacific Northwest tap university expertise to develop collaborative, durable, and effective solutions. 


Valerie Jarrett

Chief Executive Office

The Barack Obama Foundation

The Honorable Valerie Jarrett is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of the Barack Obama Foundation. She is also a Senior Distinguished Fellow at The University of Chicago Law School. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward.


Brad Smith

Vice Chair and President, Microsoft

As Microsoft's vice chair and president, Brad Smith is responsible for spearheading the company's work and representing it publicly on a wide variety of critical issues involving the intersection of technology and society, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, privacy, environmental sustainability, human rights, digital safety, immigration, philanthropy, and products and business for non-profit customers. He leads a team of roughly 2,000 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals located in 54 countries and operating in more than 120 nations.

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