Social Impact Summit: Exploring Careers and Issues in Social Innovation and Responsible Leadership 2017 Summit Recap

Friday, October 27, 2017

Northen Auditorium

4 pm     Welcome by Dean of the College Suzanne P. Keen and Keynote Address by Kelly Nichols '00, Principal, Woollard Nichols & Associates

"Getting Comfortable with Discomfort: A Meditation on an Interdisciplinary Career Path"

5-5:45 pm     Environmental Panel

Mary Cromer '06L, Staff Attorney, Appalachian Law Center, Inc.

Jamie DeMarco, Campaign Manager, Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Initiative

Julie Youngman, W&L Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Practice and former Senior Attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center

Facilitators: Rose Bull '20 and Tessa Horan '18

Great Hall, Science Addition

6-7 pm     Networking Reception

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Career and Professional Development Office, Elrod Commons

9-10 am     One-on-one appointments with summit participants

Stackhouse Theater

10-10:45 am     Healthcare Panel

Emmanuel Abebrese '15, UVA Medical Student and Executive Director, Citadel Foundation for Kids, Inc.

Adam Lewis '10, Director, Communications & Marketing, Gradian Health Systems

Dr. Kelly Sheppard '08, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Facilitators: Matt Lubas '18 and Julie Sklar '18

10:50-11:35 am     Corporate Social Responsibility Panel

Kate Donnelly '11, Manager, Accounting Operations, Goodwill of Greater Washington

Ginny Hodges '11, Community Relations Specialist, Wells Fargo

Elizabeth Tual, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Facilitators: Hannah Falchuk '18 and Rebecca Orsak '18

Elrod 114, 116, 214, 216

11:45 am-12:15 pm     Breakout sessions

Rebecca Dunn '16

Evans Dining Hall

12:30-2 pm     Summit luncheon