We hope you enjoyed the luncheons, speakers and events this year! We will post our upcoming speakers and special events as they become available this summer.

Tuesday,
September
1, 2020

CHEF DANA SLATKIN
Founder, Violet Bistro and Cooking School
Virtual Zoom Social: “Social and Cooking Demonstration”
Learn valuable cooking techniques from Chef Dana, a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef and founder of Violet Los Angeles Bistro, Cooking School & Shop.

Tuesday,
October 6, 2020

WINSTON B. CRISP
Vice President for Student Affairs of USC
Virtual Zoom Speaker Series: “How Student Life is Changing”
Hear how USC and student life are adapting and thriving in this ever-changing world.

Lords & Ladies Day

Tuesday,
November 3, 2020

Special Introduction by: PRESIDENT CAROL FOLT
President of the University of Southern California
Virtual Zoom Speaker Series: “USC Update”
“USC is where big dreams are nurtured and incubated and where dreams can become impactful, even world-changing, achievements.”

AND

TRACY SCHANDLER WALDER
Former CIA Officer and FBI Special Agent
Virtual Zoom Speaker Series: “Life as a CIA Operative and Female Empowerment”
From USC student, to U.S. Intelligence Community agent, to mentor for young women, she will share her story of The Unexpected Spy: My secret life chasing down some of the world’s most notorious terrorists.

Holiday Boutique: TBD

Tuesday,
December 1, 2020

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
Save the Date! Watch for details on this wonderful event.

Tuesday,
January 12, 2021

DR. MARISSA PEI
Organizational Psychologist; Award-winning Author & Speaker
Speaker Series: “Don’t Worry, Choose Happy!”
An upbeat, humorous, and inspiring presentation based on the book, 8 Ways to Happiness from Wherever You Are.

Honoring Past ACC Chairpersons & Current ACC Presidents

Tuesday,
February 2, 2021

DEAN GEOFF GARRETT
Dean of USC Marshall School of Business
Speaker Series: “Future of Business Education” and “How Can Business be Part of the Solution”
A warm welcome back to one of the University of Southern California’s newest leaders. Learn how he turns challenges into opportunities.

Honoring Town & Gown Scholars and Donors

Tuesday,
March 2, 2021

ERIC J. KEZIRIAN, MD, MPH
Professor, USC Caruso Dept. of Otolaryngology; Sleep Surgeon
&
VALTER D. LONGO, PhD
Director, USC Longevity Institute; Professor of Biological Sciences
Speaker Series: “Keys to Health & Wellness”
Two renowned doctors, who are experts in their specialized fields will present their tips for health and wellness.

Honoring Town & Gown Past Presidents

Tuesday,
April 13, 2021

ANNUAL BENEFIT & LUNCHEON
Join us for the Spring Benefit & Luncheon, featuring special guests and entertainment! Location of the Benefit this year will be at The California Club, an elegant venue in downtown L.A.

Tuesday,
May 4, 2021

ROBERT SHRUM
Co-Director, USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future
&
MICHAEL MURPHY
Co-Director, USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future
Speaker Series: “The Changing Political Landscape”
Longtime Democratic political strategist Robert Shrum and veteran GOP strategist Michael Murphy lead the Center devoted to bipartisan explorations of the biggest issues facing our country and community.

Installation of Officers & Honoring Life Members