Jan 9

2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation Speaker: Diahann Billings-Burford

On Friday, January 17, Brebeuf will hold its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation. This year’s convocation will follow the theme “Confronting the Reality and Provoking the Change” and will feature Diahann Billings-Burford as the keynote presenter.

Ms. Billings-Burford, who has spent her career working in and lifting up diverse communities, is CEO of the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE). During the past decade, Billings-Burford held senior positions in New York City government and subsequently at Time Warner, serving some five years in each post and handling a challenging mix of responsibilities.

To read Ms. Billings-Burford’s full professional biography, click here.

We look forward to welcoming Ms. Billings-Burford for this important convocation.