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We are pleased to announce the 7th annual BYU Leadership Experience: The Summit.

All distinguished Brigham Young University alumni have one thing in common—they started their legacy at this incredible institution of learning. This virtual two-day conference allows BYU alumni to share their inspiring journeys and teach students how to make an impact in the world.

Join us on Feb. 11 & 12 and learn how to make the most of your BYU experience and gain leadership skills that will equip you to make a difference in the world.

How It Works

How It Works

This conference will be interactive, high energy, and fun! Registrants will receive a $10 BYU Store gift card by participating and have opportunities to win great prizes!

One or two-day registrations are available.

Join us Friday evening, Feb. 11, as notable BYU alumni share their stories and advice. The following morning, Feb. 12, some of the best faculty and staff BYU has to offer will present and take part in an interactive panel discussion.

Student Registration

Two-day Pass: $12

Friday Only: $10

Saturday Only: $8

Community Registration

Two-day Pass: $25

Friday Only: $20

Saturday Only: $10

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Friday Speakers

Friday Speakers

Kate Hansen (BA '17, Communications)

  • Olympic luger
  • Youngest Junior World Champion at 15
  • Broadcast host


Astrid Tuminez (BA '86, Russian and International Relations)

  • Current and first woman president of Utah Valley University
  • Former Regional Director, External and Legal Affairs for Microsoft
  • MA in Soviet Studies from Harvard; PhD in Political Science and Government from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stephen M. R. Covey (BA '85, American Studies)

  • New York Times & #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author
  • CEO of CoveyLink, LLC
  • Global Practice Leader at FranklinCovey
  • MBA from Harvard; Honorary Doctorate from West Coast University

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Saturday Speakers


Brigitte Madrian (BS & MS '89, Economics)

  • Dean and Marriott Distinguished Professor in the BYU Marriott School of Business
  • Board Member at Deseret Management Corporation and Intermountain Healthcare Utah Valley Hospitals
  • PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jennifer Nielson (BS '94, Chemistry)

  • Professor in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at BYU
  • Has published research on physical organic chemistry in the Journal of the American Chemical Society and the Annual Review of Physical Chemistry
  • PhD in Chemistry from the University of California San Diego


Lita Little Giddins (BA '88, Anthropology)

  • Manager of Diversity, Collaboration, and Inclusion at BYU
  • Performer in the recording, commercial, film, and musical theater industries
  • MSW in Clinical Social Work from BYU

Kevin Giddins (MA '92, Dance)

  • Diversity & Inclusion Thought Leader
  • Performer in the recording, commercial, film, and musical theater industries
  • Former consultant/trainer at FranklinCovey
  • Taught dance at the MBS Training Center for the Performing Arts

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7 - 9 p.m.


10 a.m. - Noon

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • The deadline to get a refund is February 4.

  • Yes, prizes will only be awarded to officially registered participants.

  • No, the conference will only be shown live.

  • Email us at and we will apply the code and issue a refund.

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