Past Inspiring Conversations Events

Below you will find video and audio recordings of our previous digital series Inspiring Conversations.  

Kinship | 2022-2023 Academic Year

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Dave MacLennan, former Chief Executive Officer of Cargill "The Value of Kinship in Leadership" Watch
Niele Ivey, Karen & Kevin Keyes Family Head Coach, Women’s Basketball "Kinship On and Off the Court" Watch
John T. McGreevy, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost and Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History "Catholicism - Its History and the Role of Kinship" Watch
Fr. Dan Groody, C.S.C., Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education "A Theology of Migration" Watch

Journey Toward Purpose | 2021-2022 Academic Year

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Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

"Christianity and the Re-Emergence of the Non-Dual Mind"

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Jerome Bettis, former Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back

“The Bus Takes a Purposeful Journey”

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George A. Lopez, Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

"When Purpose Calls - Re-Engaging One's Expertise To Address the Ukraine Invasion ...and Beyond"

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Kerry Hannon, author and workplace strategist

"In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work"

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Transforming Lives and Lives Transformed | Spring 2021 Series

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Paul Grangaard, Chairman and CEO, Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

"Art of Creating Renaissance"  

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Dr. Juliana Otieno, Senior Lecturer, Uzima University, Medical School & Founder, Rusalia Resource Foundation

"Inspiring Girls to Achieve"  

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John Ebert, President of J.W. Ebert Corporation, which owns and operates more than 40 McDonald's

"Leadership Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic"  

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Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame

"Chosen to Lead"  

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Sr. Gabriella Bottani, SMC, Talitha Kum, the International Network of Consecrated Life Against Trafficking &
Sr. Ann Oestreich, I.H.M., President, U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking 

"The Myths and Terrible Truths of Human Trafficking"

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Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Richard (Dick) Nussbaum II '74, Partner with Sopko, Nussbaum, Inabnit, & Kaczmarek

"The American Justice System and the Future"

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Dr. Adrienne Boissy, Chief Experience Officer, Cleveland Clinic

"Why Care? Crafting a Leadership Grounded in Truth and Empathy"

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Leading People in an Ever Changing World | Fall 2020 Series 

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Dr. Penny Wheeler, President and CEO, Allina Health

"Embracing the Mind, Body and Spirit through Health Care"  

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Dave MacLennan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cargill

"Sustainably Nourishing a Challenged, Changing, and Hungry World"  

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Muffet McGraw, former head women’s basketball coach, Notre Dame

"Building a Winning Team"  

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Paul Karos, past president investment banking and equities, Piper Jaffray;
Cindy Karos, Founding Inaugural Member, The Order of the Myrrhbearing Women

"How our shared faith has guided our life, our professions, our family and our path forward, even in the face of personal obstacles like blindness"  

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Hubert Joly, former chairman & CEO of Best Buy & senior lecturer at Harvard Business School; author of "The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism"
Hortense le Gentil, author of "Aligned: Connecting Your True Self with the Leader You're Meant to Be"

"Leading with Purpose and Humanity by Aligning Head and Heart"  

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Louis King, II, President & Chief Executive Officer, Summit Academy OIC

"The Day After Tomorrow"  

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Fr. Dan Groody C.S.C., VP and Associate Provost, Notre Dame

"The Heart's Desire and Social Change: Finding the Path to Meaning and Mission";  

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Richard Leider, founder, Inventure–The Purpose Company and author

"The Path of Purposeful Leadership" 

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