Notre Dame’s Inspired Leadership Initiative and ThinkND are launching a new digital series featuring leaders from across many disciplines and industries. “Inspiring Conversations” will be co-hosted by the University’s colleges and will address a different theme each semester. This fall, the theme is "Leading people in an ever-changing world."
The program starts August 25 and runs every other Tuesday at 1:00 PM EDT through December 1. Each guest speaker will share stories, perspectives, and lessons learned from their own experiences as leaders - both within their organizations and in their communities. This digital series is open to all and offers a unique and engaging opportunity to engage with industry leaders and Notre Dame’s academic leadership.
The speakers include:
August 25 – Penny Wheeler, President and CEO of Allina Health
September 8 – Dave MacLennan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
September 22 – Muffet McGraw, former Notre Dame head women’s basketball coach
October 6 – Paul & Cindy Karos, past president of Piper Jaffray’s Investment Banking and Equities Division & life-coach
October 20 – Hubert Joly & Hortense LeGentile, former executive chairman of Best Buy & author
November 10 – Fr. Dan Groody, VP and Associate Provost at Notre Dame
December 1 – Richard Leider , author and executive-life coach