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2024 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lecturer

Teresa A. Sullivan (pictured above)

Teresa A. Sullivan, a leading scholar in labor force demography and former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, took office as the University of Virginia's eighth president on August 1, 2010.

Past Lecturers for the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship

2023     Rangina Hamidi, Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management

2022     Lily Hakim, Director, Executive Operations, Pfizer

2021     Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt, Head of Global Diversity and Belonging, Airbnb

2019     Pamela Sutton Wallace, CEO, UVA Health System

2018     Jensen Montambault (CLAS 1995), Executive Director, Science and Nature for People Partnership (SNAPP)

2017     Rachel Zaslow, Executive Director of Mother Health International

2016     Gretchen Steidle, Founder and President of Global Grassroots

2015     Jessica Posner Odede, Co-founder and COO of Shining Hope for Communities


About the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship

In 2014, Beverly Cobble Rodriguez and Joe V. Rodriguez, Jr. generously endowed the Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship Fund Supporting Women’s Education and Global Leadership to allow us to host an annual lecture on women’s education and global leadership with a special emphasis on healthcare, multi-national business, and the liberal arts.