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THE BIG FESTIVAL ABOUT SMALL CITIES
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Friday, April 12 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Sylvia Earle, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist In Citizen Leadership, Keynote Address NOW OPEN

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Renowned oceanographer, National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence, and this year’s recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership, Sylvia Earle, shares her story of advocacy and education for one of the world’s most vital ecosystems: the ocean. Earle has led more than 100 expeditions and logged more than 7,000 hours underwater, written more than 200 publications. and lectured in 90 countries. Earle will be the keynote speaker at Thomas Jefferson’s birthday celebration at Monticello on April 12 at 10am.

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Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, UVA

Of the 250-plus schools of public policy and administration in the United States, the Batten School has the distinction of being the only one explicitly committed to teaching leadership in addition to rigorous data analysis. Our multidisciplinary approach to problem solving and emphasis... Read More →
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Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation was incorporated in 1923 to preserve Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Today, the foundation seeks to bring history forward into national and global dialogues by engaging audiences with Jefferson’s world... Read More →