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Monday, March 1st, 2021
Washington, DC I
Interviewing finalists from the District of Columbia, North Carolina and Virginia

This panel will begin at 9:00 am.

For the past several years, the Truman Scholars Association (an organization of Truman Scholar alumni) has hosted pre-interview dinners in the interview cities the night prior to the finalist interviews. The dinners are informal, fun, optional events for the finalists and a few Truman alumni hosts (interview panelists do not attend). The Truman Scholars Association generously sponsors the dinners for all finalists. All finalists will be contacted by their interview city’s Truman host shortly after the official finalist announcement; if you wish to attend the dinner, please plan to be available for dinner around 7 p.m. in your interview city the evening before your interview.

Panel Members

Robert Burns, Chair -- Senior Vice President for Community Development, Citi; 1988 Truman Scholar

Bonnie Cohen -- Financial Consultant

Maria Stephan -- Independent consultant and co-author, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict; 1998 Truman Scholar

Tara Yglesias -- Deputy Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Foundation; 1993 Truman Scholar

Dr. Terry Babcock-Lumish, Secretary -- Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Foundation; 1996 Truman Scholar