Meet Majka Burhardt, author, professional climber, filmmaker and entrepreneur and hear how her passion, purpose and pursuit of excellence have taken her around the globe.
McCosh Hall, Room 10
Gabrielle Sulzberger ’81, General Partner of Fontis Partners, interviewed by Kim Goodwin ’81, CEO, Avanico Holdings
Meet Gaby [Simms] Sulzberger, one of the first women of color in private equity investments. Gabrielle has served on corporate boards since 2003. She chaired the board of directors for Whole Foods, defending the company from activist investors and overseeing the company through Amazon’s acquisition in 2017.
Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium
Helen Zia ’73, Author and Activist, interviewed by Melanie Lawson ’76, News Anchor and Reporter, KTRK-TV ABC-13
Meet Helen Zia, a child of the civil rights era, who quit medical school to work as a construction laborer, auto worker, a feminist community organizer before finding her life’s work as an author and activist. Her passion for journalism and activism led her to Ms. magazine and global encounters.
McCosh Hall, Room 50
Saturday, October 6
8:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.
Alexander Hall – Richardson Auditorium, McCosh Hall – Room 10, McCosh Hall – Room 50
Gabrielle Sulzberger ’81
Helen Zia ’73
Julia Boorstin Samuelson ’00
Kim Goodwin ’81
Majka Burhardt ’98
Melanie C. Lawson ’76