FORA.tv Speaker - Ray Boshara
Ray Boshara is Vice President and Director of the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation. The program aims to significantly expand savings and the ownership of assets in the U.S. and around the world. Prior to joining New America, Mr. Boshara served in the U.S. Congress for Representative Tony P. Hall and on the House Select Committee on Hunger. He has also worked for the United Nations in Rome, and for CFED, the Aspen Institute, and Ernst & Young.
Mr. Boshara has testified in both the House and Senate, and has advised the Bush and Clinton Administrations, as well as leaders in Europe and elsewhere, on asset-building policies. He has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, and the Brookings Institution, and has appeared several times on C-SPAN and radio programs across the U.S.
A graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, Yale Divinity School, and Ohio State University, Mr. Boshara is the recipient of several leadership awardsâ€”including a Littauer Fellowship at Harvard and CFED's Asset Building Innovation Award. He was selected by Esquire magazine as one of America's Best and Brightest.
01.31.07 | 02:19:56 min
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