Location: Giovanini Commons, Mendoza College of Business


Angela Smith Cobb, ND B.B.A. ’93 
Director, Return on Inspiration Labs at ROI Ventures

  • Leads New Options Project, a W.K. Kellogg Foundation initiative that seeks to connect out-of-school young adults 13-24 with meaningful career opportunities through the introduction of innovative tools and approaches
  • 20 years of experience in the areas of recruiting, diversity, community development, strategic philanthropy and change management
  • Offers deep expertise launching and leading new philanthropic, business and programmatic ventures at a variety of organizations, including Allstate, Monster, and ATHENA International, a nonprofit focused on women’s leadership development
  • B.B.A. from University of Notre Dame and M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (2000)

Daniel Morrison, NF B.A. ’95 
CEO and Founder of Citizen Effect

  • Leads nonprofit dedicated to helping hundreds of citizens connect with and complete critical community projects in 15 countries around the world
  • Worked domestically and internationally with such brands as Mitsubishi, Whirlpool, Windex, Raid and NAS
  • Consulted with The Aspen Institute, Center for American Progress, The William J. Clinton Foundation, and others on Middle Eastern policy and development; was an Aspen Ideas Fellow in 2011 and sits on the Council of Foundations’ Global Philanthropy Committee
  • Master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago (2006) and a member of the Hesburgh Program in Public Policy



Marc Hardy, Ph.D.

Director, Nonprofit Executive Education, University of Notre Dame

Accomplished leader, faculty, author, radio, and television show host, voted one of the top three speakers in the country during the “World Championship of Public Speaking”