Since 2016, prominent Boston College liberal arts alumni have returned to the Heights to speak to students on the second day of Endeavor about the advantages provided by a liberal arts education. 

Past Keynote Speakers

Yolanda Lyle

Yolanda Lyle '94, J.D. '01

Vice President, Executive Operations, Pfizer

2021 Speaker


Grace Zuncic '05

Chief People Officer, Chobani

2020 Speaker


Austin Bryant '09

Director, North America Digital Marketing, Converse

2019 Speaker

Ariel Belgrave Harris

Ariel Belgrave Harris '11

Chief Executive Officer, Gym Hooky

2019 Speaker


Lev Golinkin '03

Lev Golinkin '03

Author, A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

2018 Speaker

Arivee Vargas Rozier-Byrd '05, J.D. '08

Arivee Vargas Rozier-Byrd '05, J.D. '08

Senior Director, Employee Relations, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

2017 Speaker

Steve Pemberton, '89, H'15

Steve Pemberton '89, H'15

Chief Human Resources Officer, Workhuman
Author, A Chance in the World

2016 Speaker