Tom Healy is an award-winning poet and educator. He served as chairman of the international Fulbright scholars program under President Barack Obama, traveling to 40 countries to advocate for peace through the exchange of artists, scientists and scholars. Tom is the author of three books of poems and a forthcoming book of essays. He serves as advisor for global initiatives at the Brooklyn Museum and is a trustee of PEN America. He joined the PEN America Board in 2014.