Guest speaker presenting to a room of WMU Haworth faculty, staff, students and community members.

Degrees of Growth Luncheon Series

In partnership with Blue Ox Credit Union, the Haworth College of Business is proud to offer the speaker series Degrees of Growth to all community members, university students, alumni, faculty and staff. This luncheon series will bring a diverse group of speakers to WMU to cover a wide range of topics, from how to grow as an entrepreneur, to how to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion into business practices.

Come join us to learn from these amazing professionals and expand your business knowledge.

A light lunch will be provided and registration is required.

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2023-24 Speakers

September 15 - Downtown Kalamazoo Women Business Owners

October 6 - Dr. Isabel Metz, professor of organizational behavior, Melbourne Business School

November 10 - Lance Taylor, head coach, WMU football

February 9 - Adam Schumaker, director of education, The Gilmore

March 15 - Dr. Doug Lepisto, associate professor of management, co-director of Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy; founder and managing partner, Sleeping Giant Capital

April 12 - Katherine Kemp, executive director, Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo.

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    2150 Schneider Hall

    Lot 72R