Four Lunch and Lead sessions are held every semester, and focus¬†on a unique leadership topic designed to enhance students‚Äô skills and knowledge. Past topics have ranged from¬†legacy development to effective delegation. Sessions are open to any current Rice student,¬†faculty,¬†or staff. Lunch¬†is provided on a first come, first served basis while supplies last! Please RSVP for upcoming Lunch and Lead programs.
RMC Farnsworth Pavilion | 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Tuesday, August 28th
Capitalize Your Ask: Fundraising Simplified
Presentations from the Office of Corporate Relations and the Rice Annual Fund
Come to this session to learn best practices for communicating with potential corporate sponsors and community members. Attendees will leave with strategies for success and a Fundraising Toolkit!
Friday, September 21st
Leading with an Inclusive Spirit
by William Edmond, Office of Multicultural Affairs & Katie Weber
We believe all students enhance their college experience the more they become in involved. As organizations strive to reach a broader audience of members and showcase their culture to the campus population, it is always helpful to think of their audience. During this session, students will learn high impact practices that help attract a variety of students to programs, events, and/or meetings. Come see where your organization is thriving and if there is more to learn!
Monday, October 15th
Rejection: Reframing Your Succes
by¬†Emily Ashkin & Akshat Patel, Impact Coordinators
Rejection stings. It can be hard to not take it personally. However, if used properly, rejection can be a great springboard for growth and can ultimately benefit you as an individual. Everyone deals with rejection at some point, even though it may not seem like it at Rice. The presenters will break down that facade, and help you utilize some basic skills and provide tips to make the most out of a very common occurrence. This session will go over healthy ways to deal with rejection and use it to garner future success.
Monday, November 5th
Translating Leadership Experiences to Your Resume
by¬†Ivette Mekdessi, Center for Career Development
Want to enhance your marketability when applying for jobs? This session will provide you with information on how to articulate your transferrable skills both in interviews and on your resume.