Connect with Pittsburgh's Most Prominent Civic Leaders on February 27, 2020 Register today!
Making a Difference through Active Citizenship. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
When & Where?
When: Thursday, February 27, 2020, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: University Club, Ballroom B
- Connect and grow relationships with established regional leaders
- Learn how you can make a difference by getting involved with civic engagement programs at Pitt
- Earn Outside the Classroom Curriculum (OCC) credit - Leadership Development
- Free food!
All University of Pittsburgh students pursuing any major or degree are welcome to register and attend.
Registration is now available! Registered students will receive a confirmation of attendance. We are very excited to host many regional leaders; therefore, we are looking for robust participation. It is requested that you do not register for the program unless you are committed to attending, as space is limited.
Application Due Date: February 21
2019 Community Mentors
The 2019 keynote presentation was delievered by Shawn Robinson, a former Pitt football player who started a non-profit called Orange Arrow, which has a mission to coach young student athletes to aim for success off the field.
- Samantha Balbier, Director, Institute of Politics, University of Pittsburgh
- Jennifer Beer, Vice President of Government Affairs, Allegheny Conference
- Mike Capsambelis, Google Product Manager and Awesome Pittsburgh Founder
- Marita Garrett, Mayor of Wilkinsburg
- Valerie Gaydos, PA State Representative, R-District 44
- Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Promise
- Sara Innamorato, PA State Representative, D-District 21
- Lori Mizgorski, PA State Representative, R-District 30
- Mark Nordenberg, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh
- Nadyli Nuñez, Operations Director of AscenderPGH
- Lindsay Powell, The Pittsburgh Mayor’s Assistant Chief of Staff
- Shawn Robinson, Founder and President, Orange Arrow
- Michael Rooney, Program Officer of the Hillman Foundation
- Mila Sanina, Executive Director of PublicSource
- Jada Shirriel, CEO of Healthy Start
- Andréa Stanford, Assistant County Manager
- Richard Taylor, CEO of ImbuTec
- Mekael Teshome, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Jeaneen Zappa, Executive Director of Conservation Consultants, Inc.