FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anne Divita Kopacz
Director of Communication
Quinlan School of Business
Loyola University Chicago Hosts Catholic and Business Leaders to Discuss the Intersection of Business and Social Justice
Leading French Economist and Local Catholic Leaders
Will Explore Pope Francis’s Call for the Business Sector to Address Social Issues
Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, in cooperation with Loyola’s Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage and the Lumen Christi Institute, will host a discussion exploring Pope Francis’s message about economic disparity and the means to address it from the perspective of business. Following networking and lunch, esteemed French economist Gaël Giraud, S.J., will headline a panel of Catholic leaders on business’s important role in responding to environmental and social issues.
This event is part of the Quinlan School of Business’s Signature Series, which showcases industry-leading speakers discussing today’s top business issues, all through the lens of responsible leadership.
The event is open to the public. For additional details, visit LUC.edu/Quinlan.
The luncheon will feature:
- Gaël Giraud, S.J., nominated for best young French economist in 2009, was an advisor on an international Jesuit report on how economics can better respond to the needs of the poor and the environment. He has appointments with the Sorbonne and the French government.
- Monsignor Michael M. Boland, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of Chicago, is a businessman who has grown Catholic Charities to an agency with more than 2,500 staff members serving more than one million people each year.
Additional speakers will include:
- Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., Chancellor, Loyola University Chicago
- Kevin Stevens, Dean, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago
- Michael Schuck, PhD, Professor, Theology, Loyola University Chicago
Speakers will be available for comment following the formal presentation.
Thursday, April 21
Lunch and Networking: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Program: 12–1:30 p.m.
Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business
John and Kathy Schreiber Center
Wintrust Hall, 9th Floor
16 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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