Photos from Day 1 of the 2017 Hancock Symposium

Fereshteh Forough, Afghan Technology Entrepreneur & Founder and CEO of Code to Inspire, Peace is Loud Speaker

The 2017 Hancock Symposium, “Advocacy & Activism: Lead From Where You Are” drew to Westminster’s campus a diverse group of speakers, all of whom shared their unique experiences in working for justice and social change. 

View photos from Day 1 of HSWC below.

 

Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist, political science professor, and Director of the Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

 

Dr. Dave Collins, Professor Emeritus of English and author of Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas

 

Vic Holmes, Vic Holmes, Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, University of North Texas Health Science Center, and subject of Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas by Dr. Dave Collins

 

Dr. Dave Hammer, retired University of Missouri professor and veteran of the Vietnam War, co-founder of the All the Way Home organization

 

Donald Wood ’00 ΣΧ, Executive Director of Just Communities of Arkansas

 

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at the Christian Theological Seminary

 

Ryan Dillon ‘06, speaking on epilepsy advocacy

 

Student Q&A during Executive Sessions

 

Student Q&A during Executive Sessions

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