U.S Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
September 25, 2019
On September 25, from 4:30–6:30 p.m. at the Harvard Club in New York City, Ambassador Brownback will co-host a business roundtable with Mr. Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation and Mr. Bruce McEver, Founder and Chairman of Berkshire Global Advisors. The event that will feature a discussion on the relationship between religious freedom and economic prosperity.
Ambassador Brownback and Chief Economist Sharon Brown-Hruska will sit down with business leaders, government officials and civil society representatives to discuss ways to incentivize countries to ease restrictions on religious freedom in hopes to realize their economic aspirations.