Events

A list of upcoming campaign events as well as video presentations from the major Teach It Forward launch events in seven cities.

  • New York, NY | May 31, 2017

    Hanging on in America

    Part of Williams Women in Finance, this  discussion about the social challenges of economic dislocation features the insights of  Susan Sipprelle ’80 and Professor Lucie Schmidt

    Bernstein Private Wealth Management
    1345 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor
    New York, NY 10105

    $20 for the youngest 10 classes
    $40 for more established alumnae

    Event Schedule

    • 6:00 PM
      6:00 PM
      Registration & Mingle
    • 6:30 PM
      6:30 PM
      Conversation with Sue and Lucie
    • 7:30 PM
      7:30 PM
      Networking Reception

Watch videos from past events

  • 1:21

    Teach It Forward

    Teach It Forward

    A showcase of sights and sounds from The Campaign for Williams weekend kickoff event in Williamstown, Oct. 2 and 3, 2015.
    A showcase of sights and sounds from The Campaign for Williams weekend kickoff event in Williamstown, Oct. 2 and 3, 2015.
  • 58:06

    TIF Talks - What Difference Will We Make? A panel discussion

    TIF Talks - What Difference Will We Make? A panel discussion

    A panel discussion on Oct. 3, 2015 featuring: President Adam Falk; Denise Buell, dean of faculty and professor of religion; Edan Dekel, professor and chair of classics and jewish studies; and Protik Majumder, physics professor and director of the Science Center. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A panel discussion on Oct. 3, 2015 featuring: President Adam Falk; Denise Buell, dean of faculty and professor of religion; Edan Dekel, professor and chair of classics and jewish studies; and Protik Majumder, physics professor and director of the Science Center. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 4:25

    Intellectual Capital, Cultural Entrepreneurialism: Williams and MASS MoCA

    Intellectual Capital, Cultural Entrepreneurialism: Williams and MASS MoCA

    The birth of MASS MoCA (the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) as an arts incubator and economic engine for North Adams and the Berkshires is at its core a story of creativity, collaboration, and the power of the liberal arts. Photograph of Thomas Krens used with permission of the photographer: David Heald©SRGF, NY
    The birth of MASS MoCA (the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) as an arts incubator and economic engine for North Adams and the Berkshires is at its core a story of creativity, collaboration, and the power of the liberal arts. Photograph of Thomas Krens used with permission of the photographer: David Heald©SRGF, NY
  • 19:37

    TIF Talks - A Holocaust Diary, from Alsace to Washington

    TIF Talks - A Holocaust Diary, from Alsace to Washington

    A presentation by Alexandra Garbarini ’94, associate professor of history, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Alexandra Garbarini ’94, associate professor of history, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 14:57

    TIF Talks - Aaron Neville's Voice

    TIF Talks - Aaron Neville's Voice

    A presentation by D.L. Smith, John W. Chandler Professor of English, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams. Photos provided by Getty Images
    A presentation by D.L. Smith, John W. Chandler Professor of English, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams. Photos provided by Getty Images
  • 18:54

    TIF Talks - Shining Light on the Neuroscience of Hunger

    TIF Talks - Shining Light on the Neuroscience of Hunger

    A presentation by Matt Carter, assistant professor of biology, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams. Animations: Dr. Ed Boyden, MIT Media Lab
    A presentation by Matt Carter, assistant professor of biology, at Williams College on Oct. 3, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams. Animations: Dr. Ed Boyden, MIT Media Lab
  • 2:53

    The Arts at Williams, Williams in the Arts: Outsized Impact

    The Arts at Williams, Williams in the Arts: Outsized Impact

    A rich tapestry of opportunities to study visual and performing arts, nurtured by creative collaboration and close mentorship of faculty with students, has helped propel Williams alumni to influential roles in the arts world, shaping the consideration and creation of art today. Permission to use photographs provided by Jill Orschel – photographer: Greg Pliska Abby Dobson – copyright holder: Abby Dobson Lane Faison, Bill Pierson, Whitney Stoddard – William College Archives and Special Collections Julia Foulkes – photographer: Matthew Swanson Thomas Krens – photographer: David Heald©SRGF, NY Stacy Shiff – Publisher: Hachette Book Group Ethan Zuckerman – copyright holder: Ethan Zuckerman Photos provided by Getty Images Glenn Lowry: Photo by Bloomberg Claudia Rankine: Photo by Ricardo DeAratanha John Sayles: Photo by Carlos Alvarez Stephen Sondheim: Photo by Fred R. Conrad Leehom Wang: Photo by ChinaFotoPress
    A rich tapestry of opportunities to study visual and performing arts, nurtured by creative collaboration and close mentorship of faculty with students, has helped propel Williams alumni to influential roles in the arts world, shaping the consideration and creation of art today. Permission to use photographs provided by Jill Orschel – photographer: Greg Pliska Abby Dobson – copyright holder: Abby Dobson Lane Faison, Bill Pierson, Whitney Stoddard – William College Archives and Special Collections Julia Foulkes – photographer: Matthew Swanson Thomas Krens – photographer: David Heald©SRGF, NY Stacy Shiff – Publisher: Hachette Book Group Ethan Zuckerman – copyright holder: Ethan Zuckerman Photos provided by Getty Images Glenn Lowry: Photo by Bloomberg Claudia Rankine: Photo by Ricardo DeAratanha John Sayles: Photo by Carlos Alvarez Stephen Sondheim: Photo by Fred R. Conrad Leehom Wang: Photo by ChinaFotoPress
  • 16:29

    TIF Talks - Rethinking Narrative: From the Personal to the Professional to the Princess

    TIF Talks - Rethinking Narrative: From the Personal to the Professional to the Princess

    A presentation by Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94, Academy Award-winning songwriter and producer, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94, Academy Award-winning songwriter and producer, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 16:26

    TIF Talks - Re-envisioning the Art Museum

    TIF Talks - Re-envisioning the Art Museum

    A presentation by Michael Govan ’85, Wallis Annenberg Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Michael Govan ’85, Wallis Annenberg Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 13:03

    TIF Talks - Sonambulo: A Narrative of Storms

    TIF Talks - Sonambulo: A Narrative of Storms

    A presentation by MacArthur Foundation and Guggenheim Fellow Inigo Manglano-Ovalle ’83, professor of art theory at Northwestern University, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by MacArthur Foundation and Guggenheim Fellow Inigo Manglano-Ovalle ’83, professor of art theory at Northwestern University, at The New York Public Library on Oct. 25, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 2:43

    The Future of Health: Williams’ Role

    The Future of Health: Williams’ Role

    An extraordinary array of alumni throughout public health and medicine who were shaped by Williams’ interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to the liberal arts today are advancing knowledge and exploring questions, issues, and innovations that will help shape the future of health.
    An extraordinary array of alumni throughout public health and medicine who were shaped by Williams’ interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to the liberal arts today are advancing knowledge and exploring questions, issues, and innovations that will help shape the future of health.
  • 13:43

    TIF Talks - From Drapetomania to PTSD: The Socio-Cultural Context of Mental Disorders

    TIF Talks - From Drapetomania to PTSD: The Socio-Cultural Context of Mental Disorders

    A presentation by psychologist and U.S. Army veteran Katherine Sharpe Jones ’79 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by psychologist and U.S. Army veteran Katherine Sharpe Jones ’79 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 15:09

    TIF Talks - A Peer to Peer Perspective

    TIF Talks - A Peer to Peer Perspective

    A presentation by Mitchell Besser ’76, founder of mothers2mothers and founder and executive director of AgeWell Global, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Mitchell Besser ’76, founder of mothers2mothers and founder and executive director of AgeWell Global, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 14:20

    TIF Talks - Transforming Medical Education

    TIF Talks - Transforming Medical Education

    A presentation by Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Toby Cosgrove ’62 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Toby Cosgrove ’62 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Dec. 5, 2015. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 3:20

    Ephs in Education: Influential Innovation

    Ephs in Education: Influential Innovation

    Through experiences inside the classroom and out, Williams students develop an intellectual framework for understanding the problems and opportunities in education, and as alumni they create communities of educators who have a meaningful impact.
    Through experiences inside the classroom and out, Williams students develop an intellectual framework for understanding the problems and opportunities in education, and as alumni they create communities of educators who have a meaningful impact.
  • 13:15

    TIF Talks - A Liberal Arts Perspective on Common Core

    TIF Talks - A Liberal Arts Perspective on Common Core

    A presentation by Jason Zimba ’91, co-founder of Student Achievement Partners, at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Jason Zimba ’91, co-founder of Student Achievement Partners, at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 15:17

    TIF Talks - Trying to (Hold) Open the Doors to Higher Education

    TIF Talks - Trying to (Hold) Open the Doors to Higher Education

    A presentation by Anna Waring ’78, executive director of the Foundation for a College Education, at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Anna Waring ’78, executive director of the Foundation for a College Education, at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 23:30

    TIF Talks - K-12 Education in America: Management Matters!

    TIF Talks - K-12 Education in America: Management Matters!

    A presentation by Bill Ouchi ’65, author of "Making Schools Work" and "The Secret of TSL: The Revolutionary Discovery That Raises School Performance," at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Bill Ouchi ’65, author of "Making Schools Work" and "The Secret of TSL: The Revolutionary Discovery That Raises School Performance," at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 3:00

    Science and Technology: Ideas and Inquiry

    Science and Technology: Ideas and Inquiry

    Curriculum, community, and opportunity combine to position Williams students for influential roles in academia, industry, and beyond, and as alumni in the world, they're asking the big questions in science and technology and fueling innovation and entrepreneurship.
    Curriculum, community, and opportunity combine to position Williams students for influential roles in academia, industry, and beyond, and as alumni in the world, they're asking the big questions in science and technology and fueling innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • 15:51

    TIF Talks - Star Wars and Other Policy Fantasies

    TIF Talks - Star Wars and Other Policy Fantasies

    A presentation by MIT's Lester Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Physics Daniel Kleppner ’53 at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco on Feb. 20, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by MIT's Lester Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Physics Daniel Kleppner ’53 at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco on Feb. 20, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 45:52

    The Future of Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Steve Case '80 and Adam Falk

    The Future of Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Steve Case '80 and Adam Falk

    Steve Case ’80, co-founder of AOL and author of "The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future," and Williams College President Adam Falk discussed technology, entrepreneurship, and the future of the Internet before an audience of alumni and friends at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco on Feb. 20, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    Steve Case ’80, co-founder of AOL and author of "The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future," and Williams College President Adam Falk discussed technology, entrepreneurship, and the future of the Internet before an audience of alumni and friends at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco on Feb. 20, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 3:16

    Justice, Inclusion, and Equity: Changing Williams, Changing the World

    Justice, Inclusion, and Equity: Changing Williams, Changing the World

    Students who come to Williams don't just join the community, they advance it, and they become alumni who are inspired by the experience--and equipped with the knowledge and tools they'll need--to make a difference improving the world beyond Williams.
    Students who come to Williams don't just join the community, they advance it, and they become alumni who are inspired by the experience--and equipped with the knowledge and tools they'll need--to make a difference improving the world beyond Williams.
  • 22:09

    TIF Talks - Claiming Full Citizenship: The Maturing of Black Student Protest

    TIF Talks - Claiming Full Citizenship: The Maturing of Black Student Protest

    A presentation by Williams College trustee Clarence Otis ’77, former CEO of Darden Restaurants, at Venue SIX10 in Chicago on March 19, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Williams College trustee Clarence Otis ’77, former CEO of Darden Restaurants, at Venue SIX10 in Chicago on March 19, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 23:26

    TIF Talks - Learning to Ask, Learning to Tell: On Being Purple and Gay

    TIF Talks - Learning to Ask, Learning to Tell: On Being Purple and Gay

    A presentation by Gene Falk ’75, CEO of PointB Advisors | DGB, at Venue SIX10 in Chicago on March 19, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Gene Falk ’75, CEO of PointB Advisors | DGB, at Venue SIX10 in Chicago on March 19, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 3:32

    Ephs and the Earth: Building a Livable Future

    Ephs and the Earth: Building a Livable Future

    Williams students are passionate about the urgent need to create a livable future; equipped with four years of hands-on experiences and an interdisciplinary liberal arts education, they leave Williams as alumni who are not just problem solvers, but also critical thinkers, and they're rethinking the issue of climate change and reconsidering our relationship to the natural world in ways that will improve lives and sustain the planet.
    Williams students are passionate about the urgent need to create a livable future; equipped with four years of hands-on experiences and an interdisciplinary liberal arts education, they leave Williams as alumni who are not just problem solvers, but also critical thinkers, and they're rethinking the issue of climate change and reconsidering our relationship to the natural world in ways that will improve lives and sustain the planet.
  • 14:31

    TIF Talks - How to Save the World – and Save Yourself, Too

    TIF Talks - How to Save the World – and Save Yourself, Too

    A presentation by Mark Tercek ’79, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Mark Tercek ’79, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 14:51

    TIF Talks - Is the U.S. Military Really Going Green?

    TIF Talks - Is the U.S. Military Really Going Green?

    A presentation by Sharon Burke ’88, senior advisor, New America, speaking at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Sharon Burke ’88, senior advisor, New America, speaking at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 17:29

    TIF Talks - The Paris Climate Agreement: Truly Transformational?

    TIF Talks - The Paris Climate Agreement: Truly Transformational?

    A presentation by Bill Moomaw ’59, professor emeritus of international environmental policy at The Tufts University Fletcher School, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Bill Moomaw ’59, professor emeritus of international environmental policy at The Tufts University Fletcher School, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 3:52

    Eph Currency: Bold Ideas, Global Impact

    Eph Currency: Bold Ideas, Global Impact

    Through tutorials, seminars, close faculty mentorship, and the real-world relevance of the Center for Development Economics, a Williams education prepares students to lead in the global economy.
    Through tutorials, seminars, close faculty mentorship, and the real-world relevance of the Center for Development Economics, a Williams education prepares students to lead in the global economy.
  • 15:16

    TIF Talks - Household Saving and the Lure of Gold

    TIF Talks - Household Saving and the Lure of Gold

    A presentation by Tarun Ramadorai ’96, professor of financial economics at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, at The Royal Institute of British Architects on June 25, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Tarun Ramadorai ’96, professor of financial economics at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, at The Royal Institute of British Architects on June 25, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
  • 11:07

    TIF Talks - Why Development Needs Luxury

    TIF Talks - Why Development Needs Luxury

    A presentation by Turquoise Mountain CEO Shoshana Clark Stewart ’02 at The Royal Institute of British Architects on June 25, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.
    A presentation by Turquoise Mountain CEO Shoshana Clark Stewart ’02 at The Royal Institute of British Architects on June 25, 2016. Teach It Forward - The Campaign for Williams.