Humanitarian hero

Eric Greitens, author of The Heart and The Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, The Making of a  Navy SEAL, will give a the Chambers Lecture and conduct a book signing on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Room of Yawkey Center. As a U.S. Navy SEAL, Greitens was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, and Southeast Asia. He is the recipient of several military awards, including the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. A Rhodes Scholar and graduate of University of Oxford, his doctoral thesis, Children First, investigated how international humanitarian organizations can best serve war-affected children. He is also author of the award-winning Strength and Compassion, a book of photographs and essays drawn from his humanitarian work in Rwanda, Cambodia, Albania, Mexico, India, the Gaza Strip, Croatia, and Bolivia. He is the CEO of The Mission Continues, a nonprofit organization that helps returning veterans serve again as a citizen leaders. Sponsor: The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics
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