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Lunch with a Leader: Dr. David Harilela

USC Price School TBA 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. David Harilela joins USC Price Board of Councilors Vice Chair, Cara Esposito, for an in-depth conversation surrounding venture philanthropy's ability to transcend boundaries and transform lives.   In a discussion facilitated by Cara Esposito, Dr. Harilela will share in detail his work and involvement with THE ONE, an International humanitarian award which Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Miry Whitehill, Founder, Miry’s List

University of Southern California Widney Alumni House 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Join us for a conversation with Miry Whitehill on the importance of community involvement and its role in the resettlement of refugee families. Miry Whitehill-Ben-Atar founded Miry's List - a community of volunteers that uses crowdsourcing and social media to connect people like you, who want to help, with new refugee Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: John Bedrosian, Businessman and Philanthropist

University of Southern California Widney Alumni House, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626, Los Angeles, CA

Please join us for conversation with John Bedrosian!   A first-generation Armenian-American whose parents emigrated to the United States in the early 20th century, John C. Bedrosian credits his success to living and working in an open and democratic society.  Mr. Bedrosian is the former co-founder and chairman of the board Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Christine Harada, former U.S. Chief Sustainability Officer for the Obama Administration

University of Southern California Alumni House 635 CHilds Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626, Los Angeles, CA

Christine Harada most recently served as the US Chief Sustainability Officer for the Obama Administration. In this role, she provided oversight for all sustainability-related initiatives across the Federal government in energy, fleet, and acquisitions by overseeing game-changing improvements that added to our nation’s clean energy future.  She also served as Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Councilmember, 8th District of Los Angeles

USC Widney Alumni House 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Marqueece Harris-Dawson is a member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing District 8 since 2015. This 18 square-mile district geographically ranges from Baldwin Hills to Watts and all the middle-class neighborhoods in-between. From the greatest concentration of African American wealth to the least. Beautiful well-maintained homes to areas of blight.  Within 18 Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Joanelle Romero, Founder, RedNation Media

USC Heritage Hall, Bashor Lounge 3501 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

As an actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, producer and filmmaker of American Indian performing arts including programming on her Red Nation Media Network Channel, Joanelle Romero has entertained, inspired, moderated, enlightened the general public for nearly 40+ years. Using media as a primary tool, Romero has created a connection within Indian Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Robert McKenrick, Executive Director, Veteran’s Administration

Widney Alumni House Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Robert McKenrick is the Executive Director of Clinical Care (SES) of the Veteran's Administration's Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. McKenrick attended Eastern Kentucky University (Bachelor of Science in Police Administration), Webster University (Master of Arts in Security Management), University of Pennsylvania (M.A. in Government Administration), Temple University (Juris Doctorate), U.S. Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Jack Knott, Dean, USC Price School

Widney Alumni House 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Welcome to our first Lunch with a Leader event of the new semester!  This year's theme focuses on leading academic initiatives on inclusion, diversity, and the public good.  Our series opens with Jack H. Knott, Dean and the C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor of the USC Sol Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: MINA CHOW

Widney Alumni House Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Mina Chow is interdisciplinary faculty, a licensed architect and filmmaker who teaches 1st year building science studio and professional practice at USC. She is bringing attention to the importance of architecture and the image of America as witnessed in World's Fair pavilions and beyond.  For generations of Americans, World’s Fairs captured Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Laura Mosqueda, MD, Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Widney Alumni House 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90007, Los Angeles, CA

Integrating Social Justice and Medicine Join us as we talk with Laura Mosqueda, MD, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, who is a widely respected authority on geriatric and family medicine, elder abuse, and care of the underserved. She is also an expert on medical education curricula design, development and Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Kim Simon, Shoah Foundation

Widney Alumni House Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

This year's Lunch with a Leader series has featured those who lead through academic initiatives, cultural diplomacy through architecture, and social justice through medicine.  February features Kim Simon, Managing Director, Shoah Foundation Institute. Established in 1994 by Steven Spielberg, Shoah Foundation joined USC in 2006 to form the USC Shoah Foundation – Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Gary Segura, Dean, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Widney Alumni House Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Gary Segura, Dean, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Chicano and Chicana Studies Gary's work focuses on issues of political representation and social cleavages, the domestic politics of wartime public opinion, and the politics of America’s growing Latino minority.  Prior to being appointed Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Emerald Archer, Mount St. Mary’s University

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 650 Childs Way, Room 308, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

This year's Lunch with a Leader series has featured those who lead through academic initiatives, cultural diplomacy through architecture, and social justice through medicine. Please join us for a conversation on leading the advancement of women through public policy. Emerald Archer is the inaugural director of Center for the Advancement of Women at Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Kathryn Barger, L.A. County Supervisor, District 5

USC Widney Alumni House 635 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089, Los Angeles, CA

Join USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and USC Bedrosian Center at a special luncheon with L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. Supervisor Kathryn Barger began her career in public service as a college intern in the office of long-time Supervisor Mike Antonovich, rising to become his chief deputy in Read more…

Lunch with a Leader: Betty Yee

RGL 308 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the
USC Bedrosian Center invite you to attend a special luncheon with
California State Controller Betty T. Yee.

Bedrosian Center