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Revisit past events below or browse our webinars to watch our virtual gatherings.

Ideas Worth Teaching: Finance for a Sustainable World
October 13, 2021

Ideas Worth Teaching: Finance for a Sustainable World

A conversation with associate professor, Swasti Gupta-Mukherjee, PhD about her award-winning course, “Finance for a Sustainable World.”

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Baumhart Scholars: Leading with Purpose and Strategy
September 22, 2021

Baumhart Scholars: Leading with Purpose and Strategy

Baumhart Scholars talk about how they are transforming their companies, creating jobs, and implementing strategy with their work.

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The Future of Women at Work
August 31, 2021

The Future of Women at Work

Dr. Linda Tuncay Zayer provides an introductory lecture followed by a panel of women who help leaders create more inclusive spaces for women at work.

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Closing the Capital Gap for Black, Latinx, and Women Entrepreneurs
July 22, 2021

Closing the Capital Gap for Black, Latinx, and Women Entrepreneurs

Featuring Andrea L. Zopp, Managing Partner, CAST US at Cleveland Avenue and Karen Freeman-Wilson, President and CEO of the Chicago Urban League.

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The New Normal in the Workplace
May 26, 2021

The New Normal in the Workplace

Explore how to prepare your workplace for the “new normal” as the threat of COVID gradually declines.

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The Financial Case for Purposeful Business
April 30, 2021

The Financial Case for Purposeful Business

A discussion on the Financial Case for Purposeful Business with Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School and Academic Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance.

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A Conversation with Annie Duflo
April 1, 2021

A Conversation with Annie Duflo

A conversation with Annie Duflo, the Executive Director of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) about the latest research on global poverty and income inequality and how to address both.

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Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for Nonprofits: A Primer
March 16, 2021

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for Nonprofits: A Primer

Professor Abol Jalilvand discusses approaches that nonprofits can apply to strategically identify, mitigate, and manage their risks

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Building Trust in the Vaccine
February 25, 2021

Building Trust in the Vaccine

Explore the importance of building confidence in the vaccine, the awareness efforts already underway, and the critical role that employers can play in vaccine information, trust-building, access, and action.

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A Conversation with Diane Primo
February 11, 2021

A Conversation with Diane Primo

A conversation with Purpose Brand CEO Diane Primo about her new book ALL Report: Culture, Diversity Leadership - Stop the B.S. and Execute.

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The Vaccine and Your Workplace
January 19, 2021

The Vaccine and Your Workplace

A virtual gathering exploring next steps in the equitable distribution of the vaccine and the legal and access issues for workplaces as the distribution moves forward.

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Accelerating Impact
January 13, 2021

Accelerating Impact

Meet select recipients of the Schreiber Scholarships who are changing the future of the social sector.

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Leading Business for Good
December 8, 2020

Leading Business for Good

Meet the inaugural recipients of the John Edelman Scholarships and to learn how they are changing the future of business.

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Advancing Equity through Cross-Sectoral Partnership
November 12, 2020

Advancing Equity through Cross-Sectoral Partnership

Explore how to harness the collective power of the private, social, and public sectors to move the needle for equity.

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A Conversation with Dr. Emily Barman
October 13, 2020

A Conversation with Dr. Emily Barman

A presentation and conversation with Dr. Emily Barman about her book Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social Value in the Market.

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A Conversation with Mark Hanis
October 6, 2020

A Conversation with Mark Hanis

A virtual conversation with social entrepreneur Mark Hanis.

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ESG: What Action Should the Director Take
May 22, 2020

ESG: What Action Should the Director Take

The Private Directors Association and the Baumhart Center explore the role of the board in setting and measuring a company’s ESG (environment, social, and governance) strategy.

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Small Business Leading for Diversity and Inclusion
April 23, 2020

Small Business Leading for Diversity and Inclusion

The Better Business Bureau and the Baumhart Center discuss how small businesses in Chicago can be leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Building Cross-Sectoral Partnerships
April 23, 2020

Building Cross-Sectoral Partnerships

Explore why and how cross-sector partnerships will be critical to the next chapter in responding to coronavirus.

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Meet the Baumhart Scholars MBA Faculty
April 3, 2020

Meet the Baumhart Scholars MBA Faculty

A glimpse into the Baumhart Scholars curriculum with six faculty who teach in the program.

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Rethinking Data for Social Impact
March 12, 2020

Rethinking Data for Social Impact

An interactive workshop on managing data for social impact in partnership with Quantified.

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Impact 360
March 3, 2020

Impact 360

A 360 degree look at all the ways that business tools are being used to drive impact for society.

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Leading for Good
February 28, 2020

Leading for Good

The foremost leaders in business, entrepreneurship, government, and social impact discuss integrating business strategy and social purpose.

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Building Your Annual Giving Program
January 14, 2020

Building Your Annual Giving Program

A special learning breakfast exploring how to build your annual giving program.

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Coffee with Guillermo Jaime
November 27, 2019

Coffee with Guillermo Jaime

Hear from international social entrepreneur and global social impact leader, Guillermo Jaime, at an informal coffee hour hosted by Baumhart Center.

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Good Business Breakfast
November 4, 2019

Good Business Breakfast

Join us for breakfast and conversation as we bring together foremost leaders from all sectors of Chicago who seek to integrate business strategy and social purpose.

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Business Leaders Share Strategies for Social Responsibility
October 8, 2019

Business Leaders Share Strategies for Social Responsibility

The Loyola Business Leadership Hub’s Solutions Summit brought together more than 150 leaders to explore a wide range of business topics.

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Kohler visit energizes Loyola students
September 23, 2019

Kohler visit energizes Loyola students

On September 23, the Baumhart Center hosted Rachel Kohler, CEO and co-owner of NowPow.

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The Transformative Power of Second Chance Hiring
July 24, 2019

The Transformative Power of Second Chance Hiring

A small group discussion on the topic of reintegrating formerly incarcerated individuals into the workforce with Jenny Kim, Deputy General Counsel of Koch Industries.

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This Changes Everything Film Premiere
July 22, 2019

This Changes Everything Film Premiere

A groundbreaking new documentary that explores the underrepresentation of women in media and its impact on our broader economy.

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Reimagining Finance: Chicago Women Changing the Game
April 29, 2019

Reimagining Finance: Chicago Women Changing the Game

An evening discussion on how women are changing the world of finance.

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How Business Leaders Build a Better World
April 16, 2019

How Business Leaders Build a Better World

A special event featuring five prominent Chicago business executives who have held positions at the highest level of corporate and civic leadership. Explore why and how business executives can leverage their leadership networks and business acumen to advance the greater good.

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Role of Companies as Corporate Citizens
April 10, 2019

Role of Companies as Corporate Citizens

Listeners joined us for a discussion about Corporate Citizenship, a new book by global consultant David Logan that argues companies must “step up as good citizens and use their power and influence to help humanity face the challenges of the future.”

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Pathways for Extraordinary Lives
April 9, 2019

Pathways for Extraordinary Lives

A special dinner and discussion that explored pathways for extraordinary lives between Loyola students and members of Loyola’s Council of Regents.

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Fisher Family Conversation with Tony Hunter
April 2, 2019

Fisher Family Conversation with Tony Hunter

A conversation and mentorship forum with Tony Hunter.

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Pathways for Marrying Purpose and Profit
March 4, 2019

Pathways for Marrying Purpose and Profit

The dinner opened with a brief overview of the Baumhart Scholars MBA and then featured a conversation with leaders who are doing well and doing good across a wide array of industries.

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Leading for Good
March 1, 2019

Leading for Good

Chicago’s foremost leaders in business, entrepreneurship, government, and social impact at Leading for Good 2019. The daylong conference provided the skills, knowledge, and network you need to accelerate social value creation in your company or organization.

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Fisher Family Conversation with Amy Francetic
February 19, 2019

Fisher Family Conversation with Amy Francetic

A conversation and mentorship forum with Amy Francetic, co-hosted with Ignite Lab.

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Fisher Family Conversation with Johanna Vetter
January 28, 2019

Fisher Family Conversation with Johanna Vetter

A conversation and mentorship forum with Johanna Vetter.

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Form of the Firm
January 17, 2019

Form of the Firm

Loyola professor Abraham Singer shared a snapshot of his new book, The Form of the Firm, followed by comments from entrepreneur Brian Abrams and UChicago professor James Lindley Wilson.

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Nonprofit Leadership Dinner
November 4, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Dinner

The Baumhart Center hosted a special dinner for undergraduate students interested in learning more about Loyola University Chicago’s newest minor in nonprofit management.

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CEO Conversation Series
November 1, 2018

CEO Conversation Series

A special conversation with 1871 CEO Betsy Ziegler, hosted in partnership with Loyola’s Ignite Lab.

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Leaning in Together
October 29, 2018

Leaning in Together

Ilene Gordon and Bram Bluestein visited Loyola’s Baumhart Center, sharing insights on how they navigated successful careers and raising children, together.

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Innovating for Good
October 26, 2018

Innovating for Good

Baumhart's Seth Green explored how leaders of all sectors are reimagining social impact. Hosted by CURL.

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Leading Business for Good
October 16, 2018

Leading Business for Good

Business leaders explored the concept of "social business" and offered three key tips.

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CEO Conversation Series
September 24, 2018

CEO Conversation Series

A special conversation with corporate social impact leader Nicole Johnson-Scales.

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Do Well and Do Good: Lessons From Leaders Who Thrive Across Sectors
April 23, 2018

Do Well and Do Good: Lessons From Leaders Who Thrive Across Sectors

A look at what it takes to lead successfully across the private, social, and public sectors.

A Conversation with Jessica Droste Yagan
April 16, 2018

A Conversation with Jessica Droste Yagan

A special conversation with impact investor and social innovator Jessica Droste Yagan, Managing Partner of Impact Engine.

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A Conversation with Richard Rodriguez
April 3, 2018

A Conversation with Richard Rodriguez

A special conversation with pioneering education, civic, and business leader Richard Rodriguez, the CEO of Acero Schools.

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Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges
March 15-16, 2018

Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges

At Loyola's 5th annual Climate Change Conference, the Baumhart Center's Seth Green who hosted a panel on how major businesses and institutions have responded to the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Leading for Good
March 5, 2018

Leading for Good

Forty-five CEOs and top executives spoke at the sold-out Leading for Good conference.

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Conversation with Ric Estrada
February 26, 2018

Conversation with Ric Estrada

A special conversation with Loyola alumnus Ric Estrada, president and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services.

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A Keynote by Charles Adler, Kickstarter Co-founder
February 9, 2018

A Keynote by Charles Adler, Kickstarter Co-founder

The Baumhart Center sponsored a presentation featuring social entrepreneur Charles Adler, co-founder of Kickstarter. The event was part of the national Student-Run Business Conference.

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A Conversation with Connie Lindsey
January 30, 2018

A Conversation with Connie Lindsey

A special conversation with Northern Trust’s Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion.

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Harnessing the power of social business
January 23, 2018

Harnessing the power of social business

Wintrust and the Baumhart Center co-hosted a gathering on the “business of social impact.”

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Leading Business for Good
November 1, 2017

Leading Business for Good

Business leaders explored the concept of "social business" and offered three key tips.

A Conversation with Mark Hanis
October 17, 2017

A Conversation with Mark Hanis

Mark Hanis, the co-founder of United to End Genocide and of Organ Alliance, discussed social enterprise with students.

Supply Chain & Sustainability Summit 2017
October 16, 2017

Supply Chain & Sustainability Summit 2017

The Baumhart Center presented a panel on social responsibility as part of this premiere leadership gathering.