DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 25JAN13 - Fareed Zakaria, Anchor, Fareed Zakaria - GPS, CNN, USA, during the session 'Transformations in the Arab World' at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 25, 2013. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo Monika Flueckiger

CNN Host, Author Fareed Zakaria to speak at Whitworth’s President’s Leadership Forum


CNN writer Fareed Zakaria has been announced as this year’s speaker at the Whitworth President’s Leadership Forum.

Each year, Whitworth President Beck Taylor holds the President’s Leadership Forum (PLF) to bring in speakers from around the world to discuss important issues facing Spokane’s community.

Zakaria will speak at the PLF which will be held in the Spokane Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 a.m.

Along with writing for CNN, Zakaria has authored multiple bestsellers including “The Post-American World” and “The Future of Freedom.” Zakaria has also received the Peabody Award for his one-on-one interviews with political leaders and heads of state.

“The event allows attendees to network with local pears and listen to the speaker give a talk and answer some questions from Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor,” Lauren Clark, Whitworth media relations manager said in a press statement.

Those interested in attending must RSVP at whitworth.edu/leadershipforum.

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