Cynthia Harvey, a former principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and current artistic director of the company’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, will grace the podium in the Chiang-Elghanayan Center for Innovation and Collaboration on January 28. She will join the Blair community to speak “On Dance” at the Society of Skeptics, beginning at 7 p.m.
This Year's Speakers
|September 24||Bob Teitel P'23, State Street Productions & Hollywood producer of films such as Men of Honor, Barbershop, Soul Food & The Hate You Give||"Chicago Roots & Becoming a Filmmaker"|
|October 8||"An Assessment of U.S. Border Policy"|
|October 22||Michael Stival '03, attorney at Excel Sports Management||"Lessons Learned From Major League Baseball Players"|
|"How to Taste"|
|November 12||Dr. Kyle Kolaja P'20 senior director/head of investigative toxicology & cellular therapy, Celgene Corporation||"Cell Therapy Realities"|
|December 3||Consuleo Mack P'06, anchor & managing editor of the television program "Consuelo Mack WealthTrack||"On Business Leaders"|
|January 7||"The 2020 Presidential Election"|
|January 14||Emily Reid, vice president for open learning at AI4ALL||"Artificial Intelligence & its Social Impact"|
|February 6||Raymond Seitz, former ambassador to the United Kingdom||"The Imperative (and Unraveling) of U.S. Alliances"|
|February 11||Mike Vacarro, lead sports columnist for The New York Post||"Recent Issues in Sports"|
|February 25||Sergio Troncoso, author & professor, Yale Writers' Workshop||"The Immigrant Outsider"|
|April 2||Dr. Virginia Gardner Coates, Deputy National Security Advisor; NSC National Security Council||"U.S. Foreign Policy"|
|April 14||Max Fergus, founder & CEO of the music streaming app LUM||"On Entrepreneurship & Its Challenges"|
|April 21||Peter Mandaville '90, George Mason University professor of government & former U.S. State Department senior advisor on Middle East||
"Middle East in Crisis"
|April 28||Violinist & Syrian refugee Mariela Shaker||
"Life in Aleppo and as a Refugee"
Blair’s Alumni Roundtable series continues this week when Trustee Keith Rauschenbach ’76, executive vice president at TIAA, and Michael McDonald ’97, director of corporate development at Molex LLC, visit campus on January 16 and January 17, respectively.
Blair Academy was pleased to welcome Emily Reid to the Society of Skeptics on January 14. Ms. Reid is the vice president for open learning at AI4ALL, a national nonprofit working to increase diversity in artificial intelligence.