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The Impact of Local Engagement: Netter Center Student & Alumni Reflections [POSTPONED]

May 16, 2020

Golkin Room, Houston Hall (3417 Spruce Street)

The Impact of Local Engagement: Netter Center Student & Alumni Reflections

Alumni Weekend Event co-sponsored by the Netter Center, Class of 1970, Class of 1980, Class of 1985, and Class of 2015

*Originally Scheduled Saturday, May 16, 4:00-5:30pm - POSTPONED*

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Hear from Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli (W'85), Netter Center founding director Ira Harkavy (C'70, GR'79), and Netter Center alumni of various ages about the lasting impact of civic and community engagement. Light reception to follow.

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Stacey Bennett, C95, Chair of the Netter Center National Advisory Board 
  • Craig Carnaroli W85, Executive Vice President of Penn
  • Ira Harkavy C70, GR79, Associate Vice President and Founding Director of the Netter Center


  • Chi Achebe, C10, Associate, Ventures at Citi
  • Kim Van Naarden Braun, C95, Senior Epidemiologist, Real World Evidence, Informatics and Predictive Sciences at Celgene
  • Jonathan Grabelle Herrmann, W00, Director of Philanthropy & Development at VOLS - Volunteers of Legal Service
  • Rita Axelroth Hodges, C05, Assistant Director, Netter Center [MODERATOR]
  • Jessica King, C15, Principal Fellow, Uncommon Schools
  • Bruce McCullough, C80 L83, Partner at Bodell Bove, LLC