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Past Lunches

March 21st, 2017

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Kazi Huque
    How do you go from the way things are to the way things ought to be? Join Kazi Huque of Grameen-Intel and learn how he uses science and tech to execute entrepreneurial solutions to health, agricultural, and educational issues in developing countries.

March 14th, 2017

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Brian Lindstrom
    How do you go from Lewis & Clark to an award-winning documentarian and co-writing a pilot for HBO? Join alumnus Brian Lindstrom talk about his non-linear career path, his work, and a professor who made a difference.

March 7th, 2017

February 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Emma Mcilroy
    Learn how to build an authentic brand and movement in today’s hyper-fluid (ethnically, sexually, identity, career, etc.) world from Emma Mcilroy, CEO/Co-Owner of Wildfang. Come listen to the original Wild Feminist!

November 16th, 2016

November 3rd, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Robin Wang
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Meet entrepreneur and Executive Director of Albina Opportunities, Robin Wang, and hear how he supports “unbankable” small businesses that do not satisfy traditional lending metrics. Robin will also speak about the intricacies of mission based businesses, start up funding, and the critical role of sales for any start up.

October 28th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Heidi O’Neill
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Heidi O’Neill, President of Nike’s Direct to Consumer business will talk about her career path and how you can best prepare yourself for tomorrow’s jobs, with a focus on skills and culture.

October 26th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Amelia Pape
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Eat much?! Join Amelia Pape, founder of a mobile grocery to food deserts start-up to hear about her journey. Amelia will describe what it is like being a young entrepreneur inspired by passion and purpose to correct a market failure and social injustice.

October 13th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Kerry McClenahan
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Founder and CEO of a premier marketing agency Kerry McClenahan, will discuss how social media is changing brand strategy and brand narrative, and will also discuss diversity hiring and championing early education goals for priority populations through her work with Social Venture Partners.

October 5th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Steve Potestio
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Curious how to market your creative side? Join Steve Potestio, Partner and CEO at Potestio + Mathys, a staffing agency for creatives, as he lays out the creative job market and how to market yourself in the coming years.

October 4th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Scott Hamlin
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Interested in entrepreneurial ways to be sustainable? Hear what inspired Scott Hamlin, the CEO of Looptworks, to repurpose abandoned material into sought after products, and what he predicts for the future of the circular economy.

March 15th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Betsy Amster
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Interested in getting published? Spend lunch with a successful writers’ agent and discover how to go from writer to published author. Her clients include award-winning and best-selling authors in genres ranging from novels to psychological research to food.

February 24th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Garett Brennan
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Listen to musician Garett Brennan discuss renewable energy trends. Learn how this former artist for 1% for the Planet and former ambassador for Keen Footwear convinced Cliff Bar to finance his playing music at farmers’ markets across the country.

February 11th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Jennifer Nolfi
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Lewis & Clark alumna, former Division Manager of the Portland Development Commission and former Director of Looptworks, Jennifer will describe networking in Portland and her role as the Director of the Athletics & Outdoors Program at Portland State University’s School of Business.

February 3rd, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Heather Paulson
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. If you have any interest in law, finance, analytics and/or working at Nike, come listen to Heather Paulson talk about her post-college career path, being a career nomad and her exciting ascent through departments at Nike.

January 28th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Stephanie Copeland
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. One of the fastest growing companies in the Bay Area is actively recruiting for its Portland office. Come listen to Stephanie talk about GuideSpark and why it is an exciting place to work. She will personally review the resume of every student who attends this lunch.

November 19th, 2015

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: David Ray

    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. 

    Join Healthcare Innovator, David Ray, and learn about innovation, industry trends and future career paths.

November 17th, 2015

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Paul Vogel ’81

    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch.

    Join Paul Vogel ’81, Executive Director, Strategic Communications at RIESTER, and learn about innovation, industry trends, and future career paths.

November 12th, 2015

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Kurt Huffman

    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Join Kurt Huffman, Owner, ChefStable (Ox, Gruner, Lardo, Oven and Shaker, St. Jack, and more) and learn about innovation, industry trends and future career paths.

     

November 10th, 2015

  • Image preview 11:30am: Lunch with a Leader: Kevin Fallon
    Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Join Kevin Fallon, VP of Footwear Innovation at Under Armour, and learn about innovation, industry trends, and future career paths.

 

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