April 1, 2017

The Music Center @ Columbia College Chicago

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Session 1

Internal Presence

My Friend Vel

Spoken word poetry


Peter Kim

Stand Up With Comedy: Evoking Your Power Through Vulnerability


Previously recorded talk

Zak Ebrahim

I am the son of a terrorist. Here’s how I chose peace.


Stephen Asma

Creative Improvisation and the Self


Kacy Johnson

Uncovering True Beauty, One Portrait at a Time

Session 2

Shine Your Own Light

Jim Bachor

Immortality is a Team Effort


Previously recorded talk

John Legend

"Redemption Song"



Dance Group


Jocelyn Delk Adams

Standing in Your Authenticity


Rich Alapack

Can we solve hard to talk about issues through public mantras?

Session 3

Helping Others' Lights Shine On

Volker rose

Picture This: A Love Story That Connected Art and Science


Previously recorded talk

David Brooks

Should you live for your résumé.. or your eulogy?


Sanjana kantayya

A Seat at the Table


Sam Trump



indira johnson

The Power of Individual Action: How One Ripple Can Change the World


Louis Carr

The Necessity of Being Uncomfortable