6th Annual Runstad Leadership Dinner


Keynote Speaker: Margaret O’Mara

Howard & Frances Keller Endowed Professor of History,
University of Washington

Join us for the Runstad Department’s 6th Annual Leadership Dinner.

After spending the early years of her career in national politics and policymaking in the Clinton Administration, Professor O’Mara became a professional historian with a focus on the high-tech industry, American politics, and urbanism.  She brings deep historical insight to her understanding of current events, is an opinion contributor to The New York Times and is often quoted in a wide variety of publications. Her most recent book is The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America (Penguin Press, 2019). She will discuss the tech industry’s evolution, where it might go next, and how great places are a key part of any innovation success story.

October 23, 2019
Cocktails start at 5:30
Dinner starts at 7:00
Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel

For additional details about event sponsorship or attendance please contact us at (206) 616-5335 or redept@uw.edu