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Conversations with thinkers, leaders, and fascinating personalities from across the Boston College community.

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Conversations with thinkers, leaders, and fascinating personalities from across the Boston College community.

    Steve Pemberton ’89

    Steve Pemberton ’89

    Steve Pemberton, author of the acclaimed memoir A chance in the World, discusses his new book The Lighthouse Effect.

    • 31 min
    Dr. Charles Grandson '05, Chief Equity & Strategy Officer for the Boston Public Schools

    Dr. Charles Grandson '05, Chief Equity & Strategy Officer for the Boston Public Schools

    Dr. Charles Grandson, Chief Equity & Strategy Officer for the Boston Public Schools, on teaching through the pandemic, how schools are addressing societal inequities, and BC's Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars Program.

    • 22 min
    Brad Harrington - Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work and Family

    Brad Harrington - Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work and Family

    Brad Harrington, Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work and Family and an associate research professor in the Carroll School, discusses the future of work in a post-pandemic world.

    • 15 min
    BC Law Professor Patricia McCoy

    BC Law Professor Patricia McCoy

    BC Law Professor Patricia McCoy discusses the new stimulus package, the state of the national economy, and what fiscal policy might look like in the Biden Administration.

    • 42 min
    "Crazy" Craig Lewin '08

    "Crazy" Craig Lewin '08

    Former BC swimmer "Crazy" Craig Lewin just became only the 240th person to ever complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. He discusses what it's like to battle the elements and swarms of jellyfish while swimming in the ocean for 11 straight hours.

    • 35 min
    Janet Helms - Director of the BC Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture

    Janet Helms - Director of the BC Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture

    Professor Janet Helms, author of the book A Race is a Nice Thing to Have, on individual and institutional racism, and how whites who "don't see color" can inadvertently perpetuate to systemic racism.

    • 19 min

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