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Thursday Night Speaker Series
July 2 @ 6:30 pm
Norfolk Country Club 2020 Speakers Series
Cocktails at Yale’s Art Barn followed by dinner and a presentation at NCC by Byron Kim and Lisa Siegal.
What would we be without our forests? John Coston, Chair, and Tamara Muruetagoiena, Executive Director, of Great Mountain Forest will discuss GMF’s mission and vision.
Take a musical journey with Norfolk Chamber Music – performance followed by Q&A with the Director and student musicians.
Building powerful alliances to tackle the world’s sustainability challenges – Billy Gridley, Director of the Ceres Investor Network, will address our climate future.
Breaking the judicial glass ceiling – author, journalist and historian Evan Thomas will speak about Sandra Day O’Connor’s impact on the Supreme Court.
American nationalism and the election of 1864 – Michael Vorenberg, historian, author and professor at Brown, will discuss the impact of the Civil War, the election of 1864, and its relevance today.
“You don’t have to play it safe” – Bunny Williams, renowned interior and garden designer, will speak about building her business and inspiring the next generation.
Taking an amazing art collection on the road – Paul Provost will speak about Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and its pioneering Art Bridges program.
A family history becomes a best-selling novel – author Roxana Robinson will speak with author and radio host Kurt Andersen about researching and writing her Civil War thriller, Dawson’s Fall.
- July 2
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