Anwar Ibrahim (Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, 1993-98) is respected for his stance against corruption and his management of the Malaysian economy during a period of financial crisis. He is currently a visiting professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
The annual Severyns-Ravenholt Lecture honors the late Majorie Severyns Ravenholt, a longtime foreign correspondent in Asia.
Official Website: http://jsis.washington.edu/seac/calendar.shtml
Added by PL212 on October 9, 2006