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Alumni Speaker Series

Get to know UVA alumni at the Alumni Speaker Series! This series seeks to foster meaningful connections between current students and alumni and provide useful career advice for students’ transitions after graduation.

At each Speaker Series event, alumni join a small group of students over dinner to share their career journeys, offer guidance and tips, and engage in a brief Q&A session.

Alumni Speaker Series events

Recent Speaker Events

  • Black Alumni Weekend Speaker Dinner
    In celebration of Black Alumni Weekend, UVA Black alumni met with students to share stories from their time on Grounds, provide career advice, and give recommendations for building community post-graduation.
  • Humanities Alumni Speaker Dinner
    During the Humanities Alumni Speaker dinner, UVA alumni shared insights on the value of a humanities degree in the workplace. Speakers told stories about their career journeys and gave advice on applying humanities skills in a variety of different fields.
  • Medical Alumni Speaker Dinner
    The Medical Alumni Speaker Series dinner provided students with an opportunity to network and ask questions of medical professionals. The event featured the Assistant Dean for Admissions for the UVA School of Medicine and current UVA medical students and residents.