About

Inspiring Minds grew out of the desire to expand our knowledge about important issues and to foster lifelong learning and critical thinking about the world beyond our day-to-day lives.

Our Mission

  • To foster interactive discussions and deep discovery about current events

  • To present broad ranging topics through fascinating speakers who are well known in their fields and who are making an impact locally and globally

  • To gather and inspire intelligent, inquisitive, dynamic individuals with a thirst for knowledge

  • To create stimulating conversations and build a stronger sense of community

Our Roots

  • Originally founded in 2009 by four friends: Eva Vyas, Aimee Caplis, Jill Hibbeln, and Kate Wallace (formerly Kathleen Dammen). Inspiring Minds was created with the goal to provide a platform for lifelong learning in the company of intellectually curious women.

Our Team

  • Kate Wallace - CEO

  • Damon Delgado - Website Development

  • Erik Pettee  - Design

  • Maire McHugh - Social Media

Our Advisory Board

  • Merry Logan

  • Lisa Osman

  • Amy Quinn

  • Lori Radcliffe

Our Generous Sponsors

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