Dr. Carolyn Yauyan Woo to speak at USF Servus Omnium

February 11, 2020

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Dr. Carolyn Yauyan Woo will be the guest speaker at the 2020 Servus Omnium, presented by the University of Saint Francis.

Dr. Woo will speak on “Business as a Force for Good” at the breakfast event, which begins at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door with tables available for $80 in advance. For more information, visit sf.edu/servus-omnium.

Dr. Woo currently serves on the boards of Aon Corporation, NiSource, Inc., and Arabesque Partners. In 2017, she was named the Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development at Purdue University. She is former president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services and former dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Dr. Woo helped launch the Principles for Responsible Management Education for the United Nations Global Compact. She formulated the first two Vatican Impact Investing Conferences in 2014 and 2016 and coordinated the dialogue on the environment between energy and investment company CEOs at the Vatican in 2018. Dr. Woo’s faith journey and work at Catholic Relief Services are recounted in her book, “Working for a Better World.”

The Servus Omnium blessing and opening prayer will be conducted by Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese.

For more information, please contact Dr. Lance Richey, Vice President for Academic Affairs, at 260-399-8112 or email lrichey@sf.edu.

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.