Even if you’re unable to attend PMDMC in Atlanta, you can experience the inspiring words shared in these three live events:
We will the share the recordings of these keynotes as soon as they are available.
A Legacy of Social Justice with Dr. Johnnetta Cole
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time
Noted anthropologist, educator, author, and speaker, Dr. Johnnetta Cole is known for her unwavering commitment to addressing issues of racism, sexism, and all other systems of inequality, and has created significant and lasting changes through her work and community service. Dr. Cole rose to national prominence as the first African American woman President of Spelman College in Atlanta. After retiring from academia, she then served as the Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, where she significantly expanded outreach to African immigrant communities. Join this livestream to discover how Dr. Cole’s work and principles can inspire our industry to be truly philanthropic by serving all audiences in a meaningful and inclusive way. Dr. Cole will be interviewed by Rose Scott, award-winning journalist and host of the midday news program “Closer Look” heard on WABE in Atlanta.
Advancing Our Civil Society “One Small Step” at a Time, sponsored by CPB
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time
What began as an idea to help Americans heal after the 9/11 attacks on our country evolved into a powerful way to help us connect to one another through personal and powerful civil dialogue and storytelling. In celebration of StoryCorps’ 20th anniversary, join CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison and Senior Vice President Kathy Merritt in a conversation with StoryCorps Founder and President Dave Isay, CEO Sandra Clarke, and StoryCorps participants as we look at the impact of this historic project locally and nationally.
Learn to Thrive with Charles Clark, sponsored by CDP
Thursday, July 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time
Charles Clark was the 6th fastest runner in the world at the age of 22 when an injury debilitated his career. Today, Clark is an expert in mindset and mental health who shares what it means to become relentless enough to deal with the stress that comes from fear. Clark shares the science and impact behind stress in our lives and how it can be taken captive so it doesn’t destroy us and get us off the right path in life and in our careers. Join this livestream to relearn the meaning of success to avoid burnout, and understand our thoughts in order to use them strategically in life and career.