Breakfast at Blake featuring Kate Mortenson P '15, '16, '19
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Our region is gaining global attention with its hosting of mega-sports events. Kate Mortenson, president and CEO of the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee, will share how the Final Four Local Organizing Committee is developing one of the biggest events in all of sports, and leading with a vision for local and regional impact that goes far beyond players and fans. Register today.
Breakfast at Blake featuring Jeffrey Jones P '18, '20
Thursday, February 15, 2018
After leaving Uber in the spring of 2017, Jeff Jones was fortunate to spend the summer reflecting on life and his career. This moment of clarity not only inspired him to pursue an industry where he had no prior experience, it helped him gain a deeper understanding of the culmination of lessons that have shaped him as a leader thus far. Jeff will share his profound lessons with Breakfast at Blake. Register today.
Breakfast at Blake featuring Philip Otis Environmental Author Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer
Thursday, April 12, 2018
In indigenous traditional ecological knowledge, plants are regarded not only as persons, but as among our oldest teachers. If plants are our teachers, what are they teaching us and how can we be better students? In a rich braid of ecological science, indigenous philosophy and literary reflections that range from the creation of Turtle Island to the forces that threaten its flourishing today, Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer explores and celebrates the material and cultural gifts of plants and our responsibilities for reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. Register today.
Breakfast at Blake featuring Young Alumna of the Year Erica Dolland '98
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Erica Dolland’s curiosity and passion for world cultures began in her ninth grade French class, which took her beyond practicing the passé compose to the exposure of French-speaking West African countries. Twenty-two years later, Erica’s professional work has been enriched through travel to 31 countries and a combined 10 years of experience working in education in West Africa and the Middle East. Register today.
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