Colgate Leaders Keynote: Featuring Brendan Tuohey ’96

Using Sport to Unite and Transform: Leadership in Unexpected Places

Featuring Brendan Tuohey '96, Co-founder, PeacePlayers International

Sponsored by the Colgate Presidents' Club

Q&A by Matt Langel, Colgate Men's Head Basketball Coach

The first 100 students to arrive at the event will receive a free PeacePlayers International t-shirt.


More on PeacePlayers and Brendan Tuohey '96
Along with his brother Sean, Brendan, founded PeacePlayers International in 2001. PeacePlayers International uses basketball to unite and educate young people in divided communities around the globe. Driven by the idea that children who play together can learn to live together, PeacePlayers International has worked with more than 75,000 young people in the Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Cyprus and the United States.

In 2015, Brendan was named One of 50 Most Inspirational People in Sport by Beyond Sport. In 2008, Brendan received the Laureus Sport for Good Award, which recognizes individuals who make transformational contributions to society through sport, at the Laureus World Sports Awards in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the 2007 ESPYS, two leaders from PeacePlayers’ program in Northern Ireland were awarded the prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Colgate Memorial Chapel
32 Alumni Rd, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA


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