Ryan Stowers serves as executive director of the Charles Koch Foundation, a nonpartisan philanthropy that supports students, faculty, and innovators in the pursuit of scholarly work that advances equal rights, free expression, economic potential, and entrepreneurial approaches to the pressing issues of our time. Through the Foundation’s work, Stowers and his colleagues seek to help individuals discover, develop, and apply their unique talents, empowering them to succeed by helping others.
CKF has funded nearly 1,000 faculty members and 400 programs at roughly 300 colleges and universities across the country. Stowers oversees these efforts for the Foundation and works with business leaders and fellow donors to enhance philanthropy for postsecondary education.
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