Leaders to Discuss Global Leadership's Importance to South Carolina's Prosperity and Security

Jan 26, 2010, 10:30 ET from U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

Richard Riley and David Wilkins to serve as Co-Chairs

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) and the University of South Carolina will co-host a forum the evening of Thursday, January 28, 2010, to discuss the important role global engagement plays in South Carolina's prosperity and security.  Former Governor and Secretary of Education Richard Riley, and former Speaker of the S.C. House of Representatives and Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins will serve as co-chairs of the USGLC's South Carolina State Advisory Committee, comprised of government, military, business and faith-based leaders from across the state.  

Who: Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

David Wilkins, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and USGLC State Co-Chair

Harris Pastides, President, University of South Carolina

Liz Schrayer, Executive Director, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

What: Foreign Policy Forum on the Importance of Global Engagement to South Carolina

When: Thursday, January 28, 2010

7:00 -8:30 p.m.

Where: Drayton Hall

University of South Carolina

Sumter and Greene Streets

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (www.usglc.org) is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.  

SOURCE U.S. Global Leadership Coalition