Dr. Anne Stavney kicked off the 2021-22 season of the popular Breakfast at Blake series with her annual Head of School address, during which she shared updates on the school followed by Q&A.
Breakfast at Blake
Breakfast at Blake is a speaker series that features Blake alumni and parents. The event series, organized by Blake's Advancement team, is open to the full Blake community, includes a complimentary breakfast and the opportunity for networking and socializing. The school hosts about a half dozen Breakfast at Blake events during the school year. You can view past speaker presentations on Blake's YouTube page.
The reunion edition of the popular Breakfast at Blake speaker series featured our Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Stephen Hoge ’94, a doctor, scientist and president of Moderna, which developed one of the first government-approved coronavirus vaccines.
Jenifer Neils ’68, archaeologist, art historian, academic and 2020 Outstanding Alumna of the Year, traveled from her home in Greece to be honored at this event.
Blake welcomed visiting Philip Otis Environmental Author Elizabeth Rush to campus in January.
This edition of the popular Breakfast at Blake speaker series featured our 2021 Young Alumna of the Year Lucy Cosgrove ’01.
Friday, Oct. 9, 2020
Young Alumnus of the Year Rolf Haas '04, a classically trained violinist and respected hip-hop artist, shared his thoughts on the importance of perseverance and resilience as it relates to his life and musical pursuits.
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020
Documentary director Laura Gabbert '85 discussed clips from her documentaries including a sneak peek of a production exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the American food supply chain.
Thursday, Jan. 21
As the director of international communications at Airbnb, Cassidy Blackwell '02 shared her thoughts on "Sourcing Authenticity: aligning the personal and professional through purpose." She discussed her journey of rooting into her values to take the road less traveled into the tech and travel industry.
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021
As an active member of Minneapolis' business and political scene, Tim O. Baylor GP'32 discussed how federal laws have created and impacted segregation and how they are still active in the Twin Cities' state and local levels.
John Paul Farmer '97, chief technology officer of New York City, discusses how his role affects education and opportunity for young people across the city and revealed some surprising facts about technology in a large metropolitan city and how critical it has become to daily life.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
September 27, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019