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World Leaders Forum



Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center

The World Leaders Forum presented Caroline Kennedy, a Socrates in the City conversation: Author, diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy keynoted the eighth World Leaders Forum on October 8, 2019. The discussion was led by bestselling author and radio host Eric Metaxas as part of Socrates in the City, his acclaimed series of conversations on “life, God and other small topics.” Kennedy is the eldest child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

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Conversations with Mark Vargas


THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019 AT 12:30 P.M.

Herrick Chapel, Judson University, Elgin, IL

Distinguished Judson University alumnus Mark Vargas ’04 hosted a one-on-one interview with entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban about life, business, politics and finding inspiration.

The interview with Cuban was the first in the new World Leaders Forum series, Conversations with Mark Vargas, where Vargas invites some of the most recognizable names in business and politics to join him for a lively, informal discussion covering a wide range of topics from current events to politics, business, life lessons, successes and failures, inspiring stories, and more.

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Judson University, Elgin, IL

Experience laughter, tears and joy as you are inspired and empowered by prominent motivational speakers sharing stories of hope, survival, faith, optimism and leadership.

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Judson University, Shaping Lives that Shape the World