Lunch & Lead

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Four Lunch and Lead sessions are held every semester, and focus on a unique leadership topic designed to enhance students’ 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.

If you would like to recommend a topic for future programs, provide feedback, or ask questions, please email

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Fall 2020 Sessions

Zoom Sessions | 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Monday, August 31st - Accessibility of Applications - RSVP - Zoom

Morgan Kinney (Associate Director, Programs & Partnerships, Center for Civic Leadership), Sana Mohamed, CCL Student Leader

In this session we will explore how application processes and policies can support a theoretical commitment to inclusivity through mission/value alignment and cognizant mitigation of bias. We offer a case study from Center for Civic Leadership’s learn level programs and offer strategies for tweaking and/or reimagining your own recruitment, application, and selection processes to be more inclusive and equitable.

Thursday, September 10th - Supporting the Mental Health of BIPOC Students - RSVP - Zoom

Curtis Henry, Wellbeing Advisor

In this session we will look at working with students in the BIPOC community and ways to support them and their mental health. We will address barriers that prevent individuals in the BIPOC community from accessing mental health services, ways to help members in this community get connected with resources, and discuss the types of resources currently available.

Wednesday, September 30th - Fundraising During a Pandemic - RSVP - Zoom

Presentations from the Office of Corporate Relations, Rice Annual Fund, and the Development Office

Come to this session to learn best practices for communicating with potential corporate sponsors and community members during a pandemic. Attendees will leave with strategies for success and a Fundraising Toolkit!



Rice Memorial Center
Room 202
6100 Main Street MS-530
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 348-4097


Monday - Friday
7:00am - Midnight

9:00am - Midnight

12:00pm - Midnight


Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm (limited staff)

Our entire staff will be available virtually Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.