Ronan is the son of actress Mia Farrow and film director Woody Allen. A child prodigy, he started at Bard College at the age of 11 and graduated from Yale Law School at 21. He has served as a UNICEF Spokesperson for Youth in Nigeria, Angola and Sudan. Ronan has also been a public advocate for the protection of Darfur refugees.
Ronan Farrow currently serves as a Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Global Youth Issues and to the Director of the State Department’s Global Youth Issues office. The main goal of the organization is to not only empower the world’s youth as positive economic and political actors but also to work with governments to encourage interaction and collaboration on public policy and diplomacy.
2008 – Received Refugees International’s McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award
2009 – Named by New York Magazine as their “New Activist” of the year
2010 – Named by Harper’s Bazaar as their “up-and-coming politician” of the year
2011 – Named an American Rhodes Scholar-elect
We are thrilled to have Ronan Farrow join us on April 25, 2012 and we hope you’ll join us as we listen to him in-person while helping Bellevue College students!
To learn more about the 2012 Become Exceptional Luncheon or the BC Foundation please contact the BC Foundation at (425) 564-2386 or email@example.com.