USAID Official to Address Duquesne MBA Sustainability Graduates

What:   John Patrick Gibbons, senior investment officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will deliver the keynote address at Duquesne University’s 2016 MBA Sustainability diploma ceremony.

USAID is the lead federal agency that works to end extreme global poverty and to enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. In his role there, Gibbons unlocks needed financing in the environmental and conservation sectors through the structuring of credit guarantees and other innovative products to help tackle development problems.

Gibbons earned his MBA Sustainability degree from the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University in 2012. He also earned bachelor’s degree in finance and business economics from the University of Notre Dame.

When:   Friday, July 29, at 2 p.m.

Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Media who’d like to attend the diploma ceremony are asked to call the Office of Public Affairs at 412.396.6050 to RSVP and arrange parking.

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