Focused Fridays

sharpen. explore. aspire.

Fridays at the Huntsman School are dedicated to accelerating careers, whether through workshops on resume writing and interview prep, or listening to professionals from different industries discuss career opportunities, or the chance to rub elbows with executives through our unique Leadership Forum series.

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Check out our past Focused Friday activities to watch recorded presentations and workshops!

Explore Past Events

Friday, April 16, 2021

The World's Principled Leaders Series: Simon Sinek

9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. | YouTube Livestream
Simon Sinek is a best-selling author and an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to help advance a vision of the world that does not yet exist; a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every single morning inspired, feel safe wherever they are and end the day fulfilled by the work that they do.

Simon Sinek

Friday, April 16, 2021

The World's Principled Leaders Series: Rachael Jarosh

10:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | YouTube Livestream
Rachael Jarosh is president and CEO of Enactus, a global community of students, academic and business leaders committed to using an entrepreneurial mindset to transform lives and help shape a better, more sustainable world. By using business as a force for good, Enactus prepares students to tackle issues that are of personal priority for them, creating new solutions and ideas that are inspired by a variety of passions.

Rachael Jarosh

Friday, April 23, 2021

The World's Principled Leaders Series: Barry Black

10:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | YouTube Livestream
After retiring as Chaplain of the Marine Corps in 2003, Barry Black became the first African American and first Seventh-day Adventist to hold the office of chaplain of the United States Senate. After being evacuated from the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, Chaplain Black closed the joint session of Congress with a prayer of comfort and unity. Don’t miss this chance to hear from a spiritual leader who finds positivity even while facing some of the most divisive times of our nation.

Barry Black

Friday, April 23, 2021

The World's Principled Leaders Series: Jeffrey R. Holland

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | YouTube Livestream
Jeffrey R. Holland served as the ninth President of BYU and now serves as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. An educator, religious leader, and passionate speaker, Holland extends his influence across the globe by inspiring people to live a faith-filled life and to find hope and comfort through personal dedication to spiritual practices.

Jeffrey R. Holland