Operation HOPE to Host Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta on November
ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Music Mogul Russell Simmons to Lead
Discussion on Financial Literacy and Dignity
ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Continuing its efforts to
advance the conversation about financial dignity and literacy and its impact
on the economy and personal prosperity, Operation HOPE will host the HOPE
Global Financial Dignity Summit (GFDS) on November 14-15, 2012 in Atlanta, Ga.
Government, non-profit and private sectors leaders from across the globe will
convene to discuss critical issues in financial education, with the theme of
Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben
Bernanke will keynote the event.
WHO: Speakers at the Summit will include:
oBen Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman
oAmbassador Andrew Young, global spokesperson, Operation HOPE
oRussell Simmons, music mogul and chairman and CEO of Rush Communications
oBernice King, CEO, The King Center
oDikembe Mutombo, former NBA All-Star and humanitarian
oBenjamin Jealous, president and CEO, NAACP
oJim Clifton, chairman and CEO, Gallup, Inc.
oWilliam H. Rogers, Jr., president and CEO, SunTrust Banks Inc.
A full list of speakers is available at
WHAT: HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit
oRibbon cutting for grand opening of HOPE Financial Dignity Center,
oHOPE Atlanta Community Bus Tour
oFinancial Inclusion Working Group Sessions
For more information about the Summit, visit http://summit.operationhope.org
WHERE: Georgia International Convention Center, Atlanta, Ga.
WHEN: November 14-15, 2012
CONTACT: Interested media should contact HOPESummit@qorvis.com for more
information about the event.
About Operation HOPE
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Operation HOPE promotes financial dignity
through financial literacy and education tools to underserved communities.
Through its four core portfolios, the organization has provided youth and
adult financial literacy, economic preparedness, digital empowerment, promoted
home ownership, and assisted with foreclosure prevention to more than 2
million individuals, families, and small business owners. To learn more about
Operation HOPE, visit www.operationhope.org, follow us our Twitter,
@operationhope, and like us on Facebook.
SOURCE Operation HOPE
Contact: Amy Scarlett, +1-202-683-3141
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