Keynote Address

With Alan Khazei

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
7:30pm
Levin Ballroom

One of “America's 25 Best Leaders” (US News and World Report, 2006) and author of Big Citizenship: How pragmatic idealism can bring out the best in America, Khazei will speak about empowering citizens to make a difference.

As a young graduate from Harvard Law School, Alan Khazei co-founded City Year, which now operates in 20 U.S. cities and Johannesburg and London, and served as the model for the AmeriCorps program. Khazei is currently the CEO of Be The Change, an organization he started to do collective impact work. One of “America's 25 Best Leaders” (US News and World Report, 2006), he is the author of Big Citizenship: How pragmatic idealism can bring out the best in America, and founder of Be the Change, Inc. Khazei has been a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, and teaches a course on social entrepreneurship in the Spring at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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Hiatt Industry Night: SoJust Leadership
Monday, Feb. 9, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center

 This three-part event helps students committed to social justice learn about ways to continue making a social impact in their careers after graduation. The event features a case competition followed by a panel of experts who will raise awareness about key trends and their personal experiences and career paths. After a case competition, panelists and additional industry guests co-host networking that enable students to rotate through conversations with an array of experts who provide insights about their careers, academic backgrounds, and organizations.

RSVP at brandeisu-csm.symplicity.com/events/SoJust2015

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