Speaker Event Announcements

Coach K and Dean Bill Boulding giving a speech together from the Geneen Auditorium stage.

March 22, 2024

Last chance for early bird registration for Fuqua Reunions 2024! Sign up before March 24 to receive a discounted rate.

What to expect at Fuqua Reunions:
🔥 Fireside chat with Coach K
🍗 Fuqua Friday
💙 A Retrospective with Dean Bill Boulding
🚀 Women's Networking session

Fuqua will be THE place to be April 19-21! See you there.

November 1, 2023

Join us on Tuesday, November 7th for a conversation with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Corey Johnson at 5:45pm in Sanford 04. For parking, the Science Drive Visitor Lot and the Bryan Center Parking Garage are the cloest and easiest options. Please email katie.rains@duke.edu with any questions. Please RSVP for this event. 

American University Clubs of France (AUC)

June 20, 2023

Duke alumni are cordially invited to join us for the American University Clubs of France's Annual Embassy Reception and Summer Cocktail on Monday, July 10, 2023, at the historic Hôtel Talleyrand.

Location: Hôtel Talleyrand, 2 Rue Saint-Florentin, 75001 Paris

Time:  Entry will be between 18:30 to 19:30. Our cocktail with Champagne and aperitif will begin at 19:00 and will end at 22:00. There will be a welcome speech at 19:00.

April 21, 2023

Please save the date for an evening with President Price on Tuesday, June 6, in Central London. All alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join us for this special opportunity to celebrate Duke.

September 27, 2021

April 14, 2021

DukeNY Career Conversations: Past Events and Recordings (May 2020 to June 2021:

February 8, 2021

Please join the DeWitt Wallace Center on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. for a discussion with Washington journalists who covered the turbulent events of the last month. Rachel Chason of the Washington Post (’17), Mark Mazzetti of the New York Times (’96) and Sam Feist of CNN (P’23) will have a conversation about the challenge of covering breaking news, politics in our polarized age and the rise of misinformation. Moderated by Bill Adair.


September 28, 2020

 Join The Chronicle on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:30 pm for an interesting look at the election from John Harwood '78, White House Correspondent for CNN. John has previously worked for CNBC and written for The New York Times.

September 9, 2020

Please join us in the DeWitt Wallace Center on Thursday, September 10th at 12:30 p.m. ET for a virtual event with Duke Alum and staff writer at The New Republic, Nick Martin ‘16. Nick will discuss his beat and the general public's understanding of Tribal Sovereignty. 

You can click here to register!



Duke Science & Society

September 4, 2020

The Duke Initiative for Science & Society (“Science & Society”) fosters research, education, communication, democratic deliberation, and policy engagement on the ethical progress of science and technology in society. Science & Society takes an interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on applied ethics and policy, to advance the responsible use of science and technology for humanity.

July 7, 2020

Please join us in the DeWitt Wallace Center for a virtual event with Duke Alum and Author of Sisters In Hate: American Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism , Seyward Darby ‘07.

September 10, 2019

Women's Forum leaders pose with Trinity Dean Valerie Ashby on September 10, 2019. Deah Ashby spoke with the group about Duke’s future strategies: improving the student educational experience, investments in faculty and students, and the pursuit of excellence in faculty recruitment and research. 

May 11, 2019

On May 11, 2019, alumnae gathered in a relaxed and inspirational setting to learn about "Knowing Your Worth" from executive compensation attorney Leanne Reagan J.D.'08, and socialize with one another. 

February 24, 2019

On February 22, 2019, alumnae gathered on historic boathouse row at the Sedgeley Club, home of the city’s only operating lighthouse, for a discussion with Sanyin Siang '96, MBA'02, CEO coach, author, associate professor at the Pratt School of Engineering and the executive director of the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE). 

September 26, 2018

On September 26, 2018, the Tampa Women's Forum hosted President and CEO of United Way Suncoast, Suzanne McCormick '89. Suzanne spoke to Duke alumnae on the topic  "Authentic Leadership: Is it Harder for Women than Men?". 

March 21, 2018

On March 20, 2018 the Atlanta Women's Forum hosted a thought-provoking conversation featuring leaders in the ongoing effort to
combat homelessness. The conversation featured Carol Collard, President and CEO of CaringWorks; Jack Hardin, chair of the Regional Commission on Homelessness; and Brad Schweers, Executive Director of Intown Collaborative Ministries. 

November 11, 2017

On November 11, 2017, the Charlotte Women's Forum hosted Softball Coach Marissa Young for a conversation on the newest women's sport at Duke and building and developing female leaders.

August 7, 2017

The Nashville Women's Forum held their inaugural event on April 19th featuring Stacy Gardner B.S.E.'91, PhD, Vanderbilt engineering professor and Director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls at the Harpeth Hall School. 

November 28, 2016

The Women's Forum in Colorado hosted its final Four Course dinner of 2016 in October, a sold-out sushi feast and discussion on "Navigating College Admissions Today." Karen Herbst '87, an independent college counselor, educated attendees on navigating the college admissions process, providing insights on what colleges are seeking and how students and parents can best approach the college admissions process.

October 10, 2016

On October 7th, the Houston Women's Forum hosted a conversation with David Schanzer, Associate Professor at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security.

A Duke Houston conversation with David Schanzer

October 10, 2016

On October 6th, the Austin Women's Forum hosted a conversation with David Schanzer, Associate Professor at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security.

A Duke Austin conversation with David Schanzer

July 20, 2016

Dr Ophelia Garmon-Brown talks about issues of Upward Mobility in Charlotte. 4/12/16

Dr Ophelia Garmon-Brown talks about issues of Upward Mobility in Charlotte.