A Conversation with Tavis Smiley

An invitation-only event


Thursday, July 25, 2013


4:15 p.m. – Reception
5:00 p.m. – Program


RAND Corporation
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Santa Monica, CA

About the Speaker

Tavis Smiley

From his celebrated conversations with world figures, to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders, as a broadcaster, author, advocate, and philanthropist, Tavis Smiley continues to be an outstanding voice for change. Smiley, who started his career as an aide to the late Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley, hosts the late night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and radio show The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI).

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