TUESDAY April 9
It’s Not ALL Bad News: Doing Good For Humanity
Nancy Donaldson, Nancy Janus, Morgan Keay, Marcelle M. Wahba, Moderator: Kurt Firnhaber
Keynote: Disrupting the Status Quo… By Design
Leyla Acaroglu – Moderator: Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Presented in Partnership with the Women’s Foundation of Colorado
Stories Women Tell: Sharing the Defining Moment in Their Journeys
Nancy Janus, Christina Lowery, Lydia K. Murithi, September Penn, Susi Snyder, Touch Drawing: Deborah Koff-Chapin, Moderator: Pesha Rudnick
The Era of Identity Politics: Ways our religious, racial, ethnic, and social backgrounds influence the way we think about politics.
Ana Cabrera, Steven Hayward, Elizabeth Eastman, Lis Smith, Moderator: Albert Hand
WEDNESDAY April 10
Analogies and Anecdotes: Crafting Creative Connections: Interactive panel with writing prompts/short exercises to engage and discuss with the audience.
Priya Jha, Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Moderator: Eric Klinger
Mobilizing Your Passion
Alexander Bard, Matija Goljar, Conor Lyne, September Penn,
Touch Drawing: Deborah Koff-Chapin, Moderator: George Deriso
Social Media: Twenty Years Later
Ali C. Barta, Jason Breed, William Hertling, Reza Ramazani, Moderator: Casey Fiesler
Magic in Mentoring: Experience creates support and fresh eyes generate innovation.
Kimberly Y. Moore, Moderator: Lisa Morzel
THURSDAY April 11
Wisdom Worldwide: How cultures define the concept of wisdom.
Christopher Horsethief, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Moses Ma Christopher, M. Thomforde, Peter J. Whitehouse, Touch Drawing: Deborah Koff-Chapin, Moderator: Jane Brautigam
Women Left Behind: The cost of gender and racial inequality.
Nancy Donaldson , Priya Natarajan, Michelle Thaller, Teresa Younger Moderator: Eliza Woloson
A Discussion of “Becoming” by Michelle Obama
Margo Squire, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Moderator: Kate Thompson
FRIDAY April 12
Saving the Planet: All Countries on Deck
Cassandra Brooks, Lyssa Freese, Bonnie Keeler, Alexander Verbeek, Moderator: Max Boykof
Disruptive Technology Keynote: The Internet and Humanity
Berit Anderson, Moderator: Alison Cool
Rhythm and Words: An unpredictable improvisation panel combining movement, music and spoken word.
Rony Barrak, Thom Rotella , Michael Spencer, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Touch Drawing: Deborah Koff-Chapin
Where Has the Silence Gone?
Rony Barrak, Ross Chapin, Michael Spencer, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Moderator: Dean Katherine Schultz
Peace Through Poetry
Lisa Graves Basia Irland, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Moderator: Brian Buckley
What I Learned From Remarkable People
Andrew Lehren, Ann Reynolds, Tali Weinberg, Moderator: Rita Klees
“A Big, Beautiful Wall” A discussion of U.S. immigration policy.
Maya Averbuch , John C. Eastman, Nadia Firozvi, Reza Ramazani, Touch Drawing: Deborah Koff-Chapin, Moderator: Lee Shainis
A Conversation with Amy Klobuchar: Molly Ivins Memorial Plenary
Senator Amy Klobuchar, Moderated by CU history professor Tom Zeiler