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.
Breakfast at Blake 2020-2021
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.
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, 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.
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.