Christopher “Chris” McLaurin is Director of Gridiron Leaders Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes international education, cultural exchange, and people-to-people diplomacy between athletes from the United States and China. His interests are in social policy, youth/family social services, and social entrepreneurship, learning innovative solutions to entrenched social ills. Chris received his BA in history with high honors from the University of Michigan in 2009 and received his MSc in social policy from the London School of Economics in 2011. He was previously a Henry Luce Fellow, a White House Intern and Fulbright Scholar to South Africa. Chris is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (France 2008).
Updated May 2019