Steve Forbes to speak at Kennesaw State on March 15

Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes

Financial expert will give lecture on ‘Driving Economic Growth Through Tax Policy’

KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 7, 2019) — Renowned business leader Steve Forbes, the chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, will speak at Kennesaw State University on March 15.


Forbes will give a lecture titled “Driving Economic Growth Through Tax Policy” and participate in a question-and-answer session. The event, hosted by KSU’s Bagwell Center for the Study of Markets and Economic Opportunity, is free and open to the public.


Along with leading his family’s publishing business, Forbes is a bestselling author and a recognized expert on economics, finance and corporate leadership. He writes for Forbes magazine, sharing his views through his editorial column “Fact and Comment.” Twice a Republican candidate for president of the United States (1996 and 2000), Forbes is a board member of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Heritage Foundation and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.


March 15 from 2:30 to 3:20 p.m.


Burruss Building, room 151, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw Campus

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit