Colin Powell

Founder at America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

Colin Powell

Colin Powell

Founder at America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

Overview
Career Highlights

The Weiss Institute
America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

RelSci Relationships

8257

Number of Boards

28

Birthday

1937 - Manhattan, New York

Age

84

Number of Awards

23

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Director, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution & Peace at Stanford University

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Co-Founder at Albright Capital Management LLC

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Executive Vice Chair at National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc.

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Founder at Rice University - James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

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Co-Founder at The Weiss Institute

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Executive Vice Chair at The Atlantic Council of the United States

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Former Senator from New York

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Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans & Fisheries at United States Department of State

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Senior Adviser at America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Corporation For Public Broadcasting

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Founder at America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth
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President & Chief Executive Officer at NCTA - The Internet & Television Association

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) is the principal trade association for the U.S. cable TV industry, representing cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation’s cable households and more than 200 cable program networks, as well as equipment suppliers and providers of other services to the cable industry. Officially founded in 1952, NCTA's primary mission is to provide its members with a strong national presence by providing a single, unified voice on issues affecting the cable and telecommunications industry.

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Education
Master of Business Administration
Class of 1971

The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB or GW School of Business) is the business school of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., United States. The GW School of Business is a top-tier institution that offers both undergraduate and graduate business degrees in a variety of programs.

Attendee
Class of 1954
Attendee

The National War College of the United States is a school in the National Defense University.

Bachelor's Degree in Geology

The City College of New York (CCNY), the first college of The City University of New York (CUNY), is a comprehensive teaching, research, and service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.

MBA

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Honorary Member
Current

The Churchill Centre, founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill death, is the world’s preeminent member organization dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill. At a time when leadership is challenged at every turn, that legacy looms larger and remains more relevant than ever.

Career History
Assistant Chief of Staff for the Americal Division
1958 - 1993

The United States Army (USA) is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services.

National Security Advisor
1987 - 1989
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Bloom Energy Corp. engages in the manufacture and installation of on-site distributed power generators. Its product, Bloom Energy Server, converts standard low-pressure natural gas or biogas into electricity through an electrochemical process without combustion. The company was founded by K. R. Sridhar, John Finn, Jim McElroy, Matthias Gottmann and Dien Nguyen on January 18, 2001 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Member, Advancing Black Pathways Advisory Council
Current

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets, and as of 2012, it ranks as the second largest bank in the world by assets with total assets of $2.509 trillion. It is a major provider of financial services, and according to Forbes magazine is the world's second largest public company based on a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest hedge funds in the United States. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co

Honorary Member
1992 - Current

The Churchill Centre, founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill death, is the world’s preeminent member organization dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill. At a time when leadership is challenged at every turn, that legacy looms larger and remains more relevant than ever.

Chair, Board of Visitors
Current

The Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service at the City College of New York (CCNY) is a nonpartisan educational, training, and research center named for its founder, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Retired), a graduate of CCNY. The goals of the center are to build leaders for the common good, promote civic engagement, and strengthen connections between the campus and neighboring communities.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Howard University is a nationally acclaimed, research-oriented institution, which was founded to provide stellar education to African-American students. Howard may be the most well-known Historically Black University (HBCU). Located in the culturally rich U Street/Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, Howard finds itself surrounded by politics and artists. Students come to Howard not merely for a rigorous education, but to have a well-rounded, culturally inspired, politically informed university experience. Howard offers bachelor's degrees in a wide range of studies, has graduate programs, and offers doctorate programs in law, medicine and pharmaceutical studies. Students are able to take advantage of research studies to build their resumes, as well as study abroad programs to enlighten their global perspectives. Howard University is a competitive institution that boasts the some of the best professors and professionals in their field. Faculty and students alike are proud to be members of such a prestigious and historically significant institution. If youre looking for a first class education in the heart of the nation's capital, Howard University may have an academic future for you.

Chairman
1989 - 1993

Joint Chiefs of Staff is based in the U.S. and it assists the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in accomplishing their responsibilities.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $10K
2019

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $10K
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $10K
2017

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2006

Former Governor at Virginia Office of the Governor, George Allen

$1,000
2000

Former Governor at Virginia Office of the Governor, George Allen

$1,000
2000

White House Cyber Security Adviser at Executive Office of the President Under Donald Trump

Investments
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Propel Software Corp. provided Internet acceleration and network optimization solutions. The company was founded by Andrew E. Newton and Steven Todd Kirsch in November 1999 and was headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Public Holdings
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Advisors
Advisor

President at Council on Foreign Relations

Awards & Honors
2006
American Association of Retired Persons - Andrus Award
2005
Woodrow Wilson Award, Public Service
2005
Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award
Events
Speaker
Washington, DC, United States
7th Annual Conference for African American Financial Professionals

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