Networked: May 2019

Networked: May 2019

Your top networking options this month.

May 2

Ethics and Technology Dialogue

Farhad Manjoo, a New York Times columnist, will speak on “Ethics in a Digital Technology Era” as part of the 26th Annual Stakeholder Dialogue at the University of St. Thomas.

4:30 p.m., free and registration required, Schulze Hall, Minneapolis, 651-962-4265,

May 4

Habitat’s Hard Hat Gala

Join supporters of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity for the nonprofit’s 20th annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala. The event raises funds for affordable housing, which leads to more stable and healthier families.

6 p.m., $175, Hilton Minneapolis, 612-305-7108,

May 7

Doug Baker Jr. Speech

The chairman and CEO of Ecolab, Doug Baker Jr., is Carlson School’s “1st Tuesday” speaker for May. He’s presided over growth at the global company, where he has worked for 30 years.

11:30 a.m., $15 to $40, McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, 612-625-0027,

May 15

Top Workforce Issues

Two veteran HR experts will address some of the biggest workforce challenges that companies face: Michelle Peck, HR director with Flint Hills Resources, and Dee Powers, HR vice president at Sun Country Airlines.

7:30 a.m., $25 to $40, University of Northwestern, St. Paul, 651-223-5000,

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