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Project C.U.R.E. leader speaks at ASU Nov. 3

October 30, 2009

ASU Global, in collaboration with the Canon Leadership Program, hosts Douglas Jackson, president and CEO of Project C.U.R.E. (Commission on Urgent Relief & Equipment), Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Jackson will speak as part of the university’s Global Enrichment Series on “Perspectives in Leadership.” His talk takes place at 5:30 p.m. in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Great Hall, Armstrong 113.

Faculty, staff and students who plan to attend should RSVP to:

Project C.U.R.E. is a non-profit, humanitarian relief organization that collects donated medical supplies and equipment from medical manufacturers and distributors, hospitals and clinics, and individuals, and delivers these materials to hospitals and clinics in developing countries from Central Asia to South America, from Africa to Southeast Asia, and from Eastern Europe to the Caribbean.

Last fiscal year (June 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009) Project C.U.R.E. delivered 94 containers of medical relief to people in need all over the world, representing a total value of more than $37 million (wholesale). Since joining the organization in 1997, Jackson has led efforts to expand the organization’s work both in the United Stated and internationally.

Prior to joining Project C.U.R.E., Jackson was the provost at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colo., and previously the director of the Fermanian Business Center at Point Loma University in San Diego, Calif. Jackson’s experience also includes working as attorney, law clerk, judge’s clerk and assistant court administrator.