Lecture Series

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup soccer star Abby Wambach has been added to the 2019 Spring Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on Wednesday, April 17.

Wambach will join philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda Gates, New York Times columnist and political commentator David Brooks, former Barack Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett, and Jason Rezaian, former Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post in appearing at Dominican. Rezaian spoke at Dominican on January 28.

The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage.

All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.

Valerie Jarrett. Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Called “The Ultimate Obama insider” by the New York Times, Ms. Jarrett talks about her political career in Chicago and her role as the longest serving senior advisor for the 44th President of the United States in her book Finding My Voice. Tickets: $45 (includes book).

Abby Wambach. Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. The all-time leading goal scorer in international competition – male or female – and a New York Times bestselling author, Wambach will discuss her new book, Wolfpack. Tickets: $35 (includes book).

David Brooks. Thursday, May 2, at 6 p.m. In The Second Mountain, Brooks explores the four commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose. The bestselling author of The Road to Character is one the nation’s leading writers and appears regularly on the PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. Tickets: $45 (includes book).

Melinda Gates. Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. Co-chair of the world’s largest philanthropy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the global advocate for women and girls discusses her heroes and her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies in her book The Moment of Lift. Tickets: $35 (includes book).

Tickets can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican.





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