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Speaker Series

The St. Paul Academy and Summit School Alumni/ae Council created the Speaker Series in 2014 to showcase the wide-ranging achievements and expertise of SPA alumni/ae. Each Speaker Series event features a program around an individual or a panel with expertise in a particular field, and is followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Speaker Series events are lively and interactive, and provide alumni/ae, parents, and friends of SPA an opportunity to learn about a new topic, engage in interesting conversation, and connect and network with each other. All SPA alumni/ae, parents, friends and their guests are welcome to attend. The Alumni/ae Council is looking forward to producing the seventh year of the Speaker Series during the 2021-2022 academic year. Visit the Speaker Series Archives to learn about past Speaker Series events. 


December Alumni/ae Council Virtual speaker series

Global Reach: A Conversation on Life and Experiences Working in Foreign Affairs and Overseas

The Virtual December Alumni/ae Council Speaker Series will feature Melissa Schumi Jones '97, currently serving as a Political/Economic Counselor at the U.S. Mission to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Anne Toomey '97, currently serving as Transformation Director for Deloitte Asia Pacific Financial Advisory. The event will be moderated by Sasha Aslanian '86, a producer and reporter with American Public Media.

When: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Where: Virtual Event. Login details will be provided in advance of the program and upon registration.
For those local: Alumni/ae living in or near the Twin Cities have two choices to view the program. You can watch the program virtually from your home or office, or you can come to St. Paul Academy and Summit School (Randolph Campus) for a networking breakfast and to watch the virtual program with other alumni/ae. The light breakfast will be held prior to the event from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Please indicate if you plan to come to SPA to watch the program during the registration process.

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