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19 May 2021 - 19 May 2021

Fireside Chat with Wes Moore

  • Zoom
  • 18:30 - 19:30 UK Time
Elizabeth & Wes Moore

We are pleased to invite you to join Wes Moore (Maryland/DC & Wolfson 2001) at this event within our Legacy, Equity and Inclusion series. Introduced by Warden, Elizabeth Kiss (Virginia & Balliol 1983), Wes will talk about his new book; 'Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City' as well as his Rhodes Scholar experience. This book provides important context in the history of Baltimore’s racial and income inequality and the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement.  

Wes Moore is the Chief Executive Officer of Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in America. He is a bestselling author, a combat veteran, and a social entrepreneur. Before becoming CEO at Robin Hood, Wes was the founder and CEO at BridgeEdU, an education platform based in Baltimore, US addressing the college completion and job placement crisis by reinventing freshman year for underserved students.

Introduced by:

Elizabeth Kiss (Virginia & Balliol 1983), CEO & Warden, The Rhodes Trust

Speaker:

Wes Moore (Maryland/DC & Wolfson 2001), CEO, Robin Hood

Moderated by:

Anea Moore (Pennsylvania & Green Templeton 2019), Master of Public Policy, University of Oxford

Lucas Tse (Hong Kong & Hertford 2018), DPhil in History, University of Oxford & All Souls Fellow