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Impact Leaders Series is an annual series designed to bring together young professionals to explore topics in social business, inclusive leadership, and values-based career development. The series features exclusive workshops and panels facilitated by accomplished purpose-driven leaders, including Loyola’s Baumhart Scholars. Information about the 2019-2020 cohort is featured below.

2019-2020 Focus Areas

  • Impact Investing & ESG
  • Managing for Impact
  • Driving Impact in Education
  • Leading for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

2019-2020 Featured Speakers

Brian Barasch
Director Marketing & Communications
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Daniel Cervantes
Senior Vice President of Programs
Skills for Chicagoland's Future
Lincoln Chandler
Founder and President
Chandler Decision Services
Elizabeth Cole
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Aim & Arrow
Tanjia Coleman
Chief Possibility Officer
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Laura Coy
Director of Community Engagement
William Blair
Charity Driggs
Associate Project Manager in ESG
Jennifer Hodges
Director of Whole Child Fund
KIPP Chicago
Erica Loper
Manager of Operations Analytics
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Dorri McWhorter
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Dan Nielsen
Managing Director
Great Lakes Advisors
Gregory Schmidt
Second Vice President
Northern Trust
Adam Shafer
Business Development Associate
Annie Weinheimer
Engagement Manager
Ryan Specialty Group