A Conversation with the Hon. James A. Baker, III: Interview by David Rubenstein

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What makes a successful leader? How do great leaders achieve success? James A. Baker, III, former U.S. secretary of state and the institute’s honorary chair, will join financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein for a conversation on leadership. They will also explore Baker’s distinguished career in senior government positions under three U.S. presidents.

Rubenstein travels the country talking to leaders to uncover their stories and their paths to success. Each interview appears as an episode of “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations” on Bloomberg TV. Rubenstein has interviewed world leaders, including former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, as well as business and cultural leaders such as Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Yo-Yo Ma.

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This event is part of the 25th anniversary commemorative programs featuring the centers and research of Rice University’s Baker Institute.


7:00 pm — Reception
7:30 pm — Presentation


The cost of attendance is $25. Members of the Baker Institute Roundtable and Roundtable Emerging Leaders receive complimentary admission with the promotional code included in their email invitation.

For more information about membership, please visit the Roundtable page or contact Chetna Cates, assistant director of development (ccates@rice.edu or 713-348-4945).


Thu, May 17, 2018
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


James A. Baker III Hall
Rice University's Baker Institute – 6100 Main St
Houston, TX 77005

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