Young Professionals Happy Hour: Ambition

  • 06:00 PM
 On this panel, three outstanding Fare Forward writers—Andy Quinn of AEI, Leah Libresco of American Conservative, and Charlie Clark, Chairman of Fare Forward—will discuss their recent pieces in Fare Forward‘s “Ambition” Issue. Come to hear reflections on how Christians could think about ambition in today’s world, and the role faith plays in the life of vocational striving.
Fare Forward is a quarterly Christian review of ideas and cultural commentary. Launched in the summer of 2012, it is written and produced by emerging adults. Its vision is to connect emerging thought leaders to each other over rigorous reflection on faith, reason, and vocation.
QuinnAndrew C. Quinn is a Washington, D.C.-based writer, researcher, and musician. He studies public policy and human happiness at the American Enterprise Institute and is a regular contributor to AEI Ideas and The Federalist. His commentary on politics and policy has been featured in RealClearPolitics, RealClearPolicy, and The Transom. Andrew is a native Midwesterner, a graduate of Williams College, and a saxophonist with a passion for jazz, hip-hop, and soul.

Libresco-2Leah Libresco graduated from Yale in 2011. She is an editorial assistant at the American Conservative, and by night writes for Patheos about theology, philosophy, and math at She was received into the Catholic Church in November 2012.

ClarkCharlie Clark, Chairman of Fare Forward, graduated from Dartmouth in 2011 with degrees in Greek archaeology and English with a concentration in literary theory. Upon graduation, he returned to his home state to study law at the University of Tennessee. He is broadly interested in how society is organized and culture is constructed.

*$15 Admission includes food and drinks. As a CIC Young Professional Program Happy Hour, this event is open to those between the ages of 21-35.

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