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2022 GCF Presenters

Virtual Keynote: Limitless IMPACT
Christen Brandt, Co-Founder of She's the First
March 4th, 12pm

Presentation in collaboration with the 2022 Virtual Career Conference. This keynote session will walk you through the process of creating your own impact plan from finding your North Star to avoiding the biggest mistakes in social change. For more information about the book and its authors visit:

To join this Keynote you will need to register with the Career Conference, it's free!

Faculty & Staff Pecha Kucha Event
March 3rd, 3:30-6pm

An engaging event designed to celebrate the good work of Drake faculty, staff, and community partners in changemaking initiatives across disciplines, provide a forum for the exchange of innovative ideas, and inspire action!

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Dean's Honor Roll for Social Impact: Recognizing those who make service a priority

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Alejandro Hernandez, Dean of the College of Business & Public Administration

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL): A Global Health Example 

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Sally Haack, Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Writing With: The Drake Community Press 

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Carol Spaulding-Kruse, Professor of English and Director of the Drake Community Press  

Coordinating and Supporting a Student-Led Storm Water Improvement Project 

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Sophia Siegel, Sustainability Coordinator

Global Virtual Learning Collaboration Lessons Learned 


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Alanah Mitchell, Aliber Distinguished Associate Professor and Chair of Information Management and Business Analytics

Collaborative Research: The Des Moines Housing Study 

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Elizabeth Talbert, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology 

Internationalization across the Curriculum


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Mary McCarthy, Professor of Political Science

LEAD and the Power of the Capstone Project 


Tom Buckmiller, Associate professor of education leadership and director of the LEAD concentration 


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