DEAN'S LIST DINNERS
Authentic, civil, and genuine conversations where NO PHONES are allowed and opinions are encouraged.
10 trailblazers. 1 topic. 1 expert. Unlimited potential.
Some of the most life-changing conversations start from an intimate group where people feel comfortable being vulnerable. In 2014, I was invited by a UGA alumna to a "Jeffersonian Dinner" in Brooklyn. I had no idea what it was or who she was, but I’m all about meeting girl bosses in any and every city.
That night 10 women were invited and brought a dish to share. Our topic centered around FINANCE. At the time, I didn’t know much about budgeting, stock options, 401Ks, or how to buy a first home, but an expert was invited to help facilitate. This conversation — which never once deviated from the topic —opened my mind up completely and equipped me with tools/tricks that I still use to this day for @mydeanslist and in my personal life.
At Monticello, Thomas Jefferson invited groups of legislators from various political parties for good food, good wine, and good conversation. Now, The Dean's List is going to put a present-day, evolved twist on this concept by bringing together diverse men & women to spark meaningful dialogue once a month over an inspirational Dean's List Dinner in the heart of cities. My goal is to gather people from various religions, ages, political parties, races, industries, and cultural backgrounds to discover our common humanity.
**all dinners virtual during COVID-19 pandemic