October 16, 2018

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Ben O’Keefe – President’s Leadership Lecture Series

Photo Credit To UFV

He survived bullying and recovered from a suicide attempt.

He forced major corporations in America to make big changes.

Now he wants to help you tell your story.

University of the Fraser Valley President Mark Evered and The Coast Capital Savings Peer Resource and Leadership Centre at UFV are pleased to welcome guest speaker Benjamin O’Keefe.

O’Keefe is a speaker, writer, and activist who advocates for marginalized groups and encourages young people to find their voice and use their story to create change in the world.

He has appeared on Good Morning America, NPR, and the BBC. He is a contributor to the Huffington Post, The LA Times, The Guardian, and many more publications.

RSVP before Sept. 12 and be entered to win one of five $50 UFV bookstore gift cards.

Thursday September 15, 4pm – 5:30pm

University of the Fraser Valley – Student Union Building Great Hall

This event is free and open to everyone.

Tickets Available Here: http://events.ufv.ca/events/presidents-leadership-lecture-benjamin-okeefe/#DVP

Post source : UFV

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