Brilliant Breakfasts

Photo: Group of students sitting in discussion circle with guest speaker

Tuesday, 8 a.m.
New location: 3500 Cathedral of Learning

Meet inspiring local leaders who will share honest insights and ideas, and answer questions. Plus, bagels and coffee! It's an amazing way to start your Tuesday.

Free, but please RSVP each week (so we have enough bagels for you!) 

Fall 2018


Refugees, Political Science, Mathematics
Sept. 4 -  with Shelly Culbertson, Senior Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation

Early Education Development, Office of the Mayor
Sept. 11 - LaTrenda Leonard Sherrill, community innovator and previous Deputy Chief, Education for the Office of the Mayor

Journalism, Policy
Sept. 18 - with Mila Sanina, Executive Director of PublicSource

Dance, Movement Science, Community Engagement
Sept. 25 - with Christina Salgado, Director of Education and Community Engagement at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre


Science, Literature
Oct. 2 - Jeffrey Aziz, Honors Faculty Fellow in English literature

Mentoring, Jewish Community of Pittsburgh, Community Organization
Oct. 9 - Zack Block, Executive Director or Repair the World: Pittsburgh

Immigrant Support in Pittsburgh, Governor's Advisory Commission on LatinX Affairs
Oct. 16 - Betty Cruz, Founder + All for All Project Director for Change Agency 

Journalism, Ghostwriting, Writing Coach
Oct. 23 - Amanda Filipelli, award-winning writer and Editor-in-Chief at One Idea Press

Affordable housing & entrepreneurship
Oct. 30 - Aster Teclay, Senior Manager for Pittsburgh Housing Authority


Military service, art, advocacy
Nov. 6 - Samantha Black, multi-disciplinary artist

Truman Scholarship, Strong Women Strong Girls, Mentoring
​Nov. 13 - Jocelyn Horner, Executive Director at Strong Women, Strong Girls

Sports Medicine
Nov. 27 - Aaron Mares, Co-Head Team Physician of Pitt Football and Associate Medical Director of the Pittsburgh Marathon

Education technology, math olympiad coaching, entrepreneurship
Dec. 4 - Po-Shen Loh, Math enthusiast, Expii founder, national Math Olympiad coach


For more information, contact Clare Stich.