LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m.; LECTURE 12:00 p.m.
Right To Play is a global organization, training local community leaders as coaches to deliver its programs in more than 20 countries affected by war, poverty, and disease. Its programs reach one million children and youth through weekly activities, and Right to Play has trained nearly 12,000 volunteer coaches and 5,000 Junior Leaders to help run its weekly programs. It also is supported by a network of more than 300 Athlete Ambassadorsprofessional and Olympic athletes from more than 40 countries, including ice hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky and retired U.S. basketball player Dikembe Mutombo.
Koss is the 2013 Recipient of the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. In its eighth year, The Kravis Prize identifies extraordinary leaders in the nonprofit sector and celebrates their accomplishments. It aspires to impact the nonprofit sector overall by lauding strong performance and sharing recipients best practices with others. The Kravis Prize is presented and administered by Claremont McKenna College and Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis 67, a member of the CMC Board of Trustees. Mrs. Kravis is an economist and a senior fellow of the Hudson Institute; Mr. Kravis is the founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. The Kravis Prize also is affiliated with the Kravis Leadership Institute at CMC.