Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Student Meeting with Angela Blanchard on Careers in Community Development

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

South Common Room

This event is for students only. Registration is required. Please register here.

Come meet Angela Blanchard for lunch and a casual conversation about careers in community development.

Angela Blanchard, President Emerita of BakerRipley, is a globally recognized expert practitioner in community development, disaster recovery, and effective long-term integration for immigrants and refugees. Blanchard’s breakthrough strategies have successfully revitalized neighborhoods by leveraging Houston’s diversity, while providing a powerful model for cities across the globe facing the complex challenges of community transformation.

Under Blanchard’s leadership for more than 30 years, BakerRipley became the largest community development organization in Texas and among the top 1% of charitable groups nationwide. It currently serves more than half-a-million people in 48 counties and operates with an annual budget of $250 million.

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