Distinguished Speaker Series
May 1, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
One event on November 14, 2022 at 8:00pm
One event on January 23, 2023 at 8:00pm
One event on February 9, 2023 at 8:00pm
One event on March 13, 2023 at 8:00pm
One event on May 1, 2023 at 8:00pm
The Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California was established in 1996 to meet the important needs of the community – to educate, enlighten, entertain and inform.
Through a subscription series of speakers, the audience is exposed to the thoughts and insights of some of the greatest influential minds of our time. The Series consists of six evenings beginning in November and concluding in May.
The Distinguished Speaker Series features individuals of stature including national and global leaders, Nobel Peace Prize winners, newsmakers, authors, and visionaries in the fields of Business, the Arts, Journalism, Health and Law.
The Distinguished Speaker Series has featured such speakers as H.H. Dalai Lama, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Robert Redford, Mikhail Gorbachev, Benazir Bhutto, Shimon Peres, FW DeKlerk, Condoleezza Rice, Madeleine Albright, Elie Wiesel, Jane Goodall, Walter Cronkite, Colin Powell, Steve Martin, Maya Angelou, YoYo Ma, Bob Woodward, Tom Wolfe, John Wooden, Malcolm Gladwell, Caroline Kennedy, Ron Howard, Anderson Cooper, Joe Biden, & Tom Brokaw.
- Misty Copeland Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Neil deGrasse Tyson Monday, November 14, 2022
- Adm. James Stavridis Monday, January 23, 2023
- Cristina Mittermeier Thursday, February 9, 2023
- Bob Eubanks Monday, March 13, 2023
- Ken Burns Monday, May 1, 2023