Our annual Conversations series brings three events to campus that feature local and national leaders discussing current public service issues. Events are free and open to the public.
*Seattle University does not support or oppose the positions of the speakers. The views expressed are those of the speakers only. The Institute of Public Service is sponsoring this event.
Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal & Kim Schrier
Microsoft President Brad Smith
Gov. Gary Locke & Rick Wilson
Mayor Durkan discussed issues facing our fast-growing city including affordability, homelessness, transportation, and more. Watch the video.
Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal and Kim Schrier discussed the rising power of women in Congress and current events and policy issues leading up to the event. Watch the video.
Microsoft President Brad Smith discussed Microsoft’s $500 million pledge to address homelessness and affordable housing across Puget Sound, and the responsibility of corporations to their communities. Watch the video.
Former WA Governor Gary Locke and GOP Strategist and Author Rick Wilson (author of the NY Times best-selling book, Everything Trump Touches Dies) discussed the 2018 midterm elections. Watch the video.