The Silk Speaker Series at the University of San Francisco

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The University of San Francisco Silk Speaker Series includes key thought leaders on global affairs, the economy, and business.

The Silk Speaker Series is designed to provide learning opportunities and discussions for USF’s students, alumni, faculty, and friends of the university.

Upcoming Speakers

Fall 2020 | Megan Rapinoe

Soccer icon, two-time World Cup champion, and social activist Megan Rapinoe will speak about soccer, equality for all, and her role as co-founder of Re-Inc., a clothing company that embraces inclusivity and gender-neutral design.

Postponed | Margaret Atwood

Poet, novelist, essayist, inventor, teacher, environmental activist, author of The Handmaid’s Tale and its sequel, The Testament, Margaret Atwood will discuss the role of the artist in transforming society, technology, and culture.

Past Speakers