Past Lunches

November 17th, 2021

  • Ciara Pressler 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Ciara Pressler

    Whether launching your venture or figuring out your career, learn from this arts major how to develop, organize and hone your brand strategy.

November 10th, 2021

  • Sohrab Vossoughi 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Sohrab Vossoughi

    Come learn how this immigrant went from industrial designer to problem solver to creating one of the largest international design and innovation consultancies in the world.

November 4th, 2021

  • Naomi Pomeroy 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Naomi Pomeroy

    Hear how liberal arts has informed the passion and dedication of this History major alumna who went from Junior Year abroad in India to trailblazing Portland chef and entrepreneur.

October 6th, 2021

  • Kali Thorne Ladd 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Kali Thorne Ladd

    Learn from this dynamic leader who uses her social entrepreneurship drive and political savvy to strategically utilize public and private resources to drive equitable educational transformation.

September 22nd, 2021

March 16th, 2021

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Heidi Kujawa

    NEW DATE!!
    Imagine using plastic pulled from oceans and beaches and using steam to cheaply make a building product that uses no additives, fillers or chemicals, and uses 95% less greenhouse gases than concrete. Meet Heidi Kujawa, the Founder and CEO of ByFusion and learn what’s next for bringing this machine to a pile of plastic recycling near you.

March 11th, 2021

  • Travis Stovall 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Mayor Travis Stovall

    Come listen to this liberal arts grad talk about being a small business owner and creating a path to lead change that resulted in him being the first Black mayor in the Portland area. Let’s talk about his approach to breaking down the barriers of affordable housing and social justice.

March 9th, 2021

  • Amber Case 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Amber Case

    This alumna promises to give you the B side of her resume! Come to discuss how she went from Palatine Hill to studying the interaction between humans and computers, how technology is changing everyday life, the future of money, alternative business models for the web, and creator compensation.