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We are pleased to announce the sixth annual BYU Leadership Conference: The Summit. All distinguished Brigham Young University alumni have one thing in common—they started their legacy at this incredible institution of learning. This two-day conference allows BYU alumni to share their inspiring journeys and teach students how to make an impact in the world. Join us virtually on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 & 13, to 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 all from the comfort of your own home.

How It Works

How It Works

On Feb. 12, there will be a Friday Night session where we will hear from notable BYU alumni. On Feb. 13, there will be a Saturday Morning session with talented BYU faculty. Both sessions will be broadcasted and you can sign up for only one of the sessions or both on Eventbrite. Two hours prior to each session, if you have signed up on Eventbrite for that particular session, you will be emailed the link to watch.

Both sessions will have amazing speakers, interactive activities to participate in, and large prize giveaways. Each registered participant that attends at least one of the sessions will receive a $10 BYU Store Gift Card and will be eligible to enter the prize giveaways.

Student Registration

Two-day Pass: $12

Friday Only: $10

Saturday Only: $8

Community Registration

Two-day Pass: $25

Friday Only: $20

Saturday Only: $10

Friday Speakers Title

Friday Speakers

Friday Speakers

Kate Hansen (BA 2017)

  • Olympic Luger
  • Youngest Junior World Champion at 15
  • Broadcast Host


Astrid Tuminez (BS 1986)

  • President of UVU
  • Former Regional Director, External and Legal Affairs for Microsoft
  • MA in Soviet Studies from Harvard; PhD in Political Science and Government from MIT

Stephen M. R. Covey (BA 1985)

  • 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 (BA 1989)

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

Jennifer Nielson (BS 1994)

  • Teaching 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 UCSD


Lita Little Giddins (MA)

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

Kevin Giddins (MA)

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

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7 - 9 p.m.


10 a.m. - Noon

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Frequently Asked Questions
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    What's the refund policy?

    Refunds will be honored through February 4, 2021.

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    Can I enter the prize giveaways without being registered for the session?

    No, you must purchase your own ticket for a session to be eligible for prize giveaways that happen during that session.

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    Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

    Yes, if you are unable to attend, you may give your registration to someone else.

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