The University of Mary Washington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Steve Pemberton
Steve Pemberton, named one of "the top 20 Chief Diversity Officers in corporate America,” serves as the Divisional VP and Chief Diversity Officer at Walgreens. A ward of the state for much of his childhood, Pemberton has made opportunity, access, and equality pillars of his personal and professional life. He has served on the boards of Big Brother Big Sister, Citi Performing Arts Center, Home for Little Wanderers, and National TRIO Alumni Association. He is the author of A Chance in the World: an Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home.