The USC Casden Institute and the USC Hillel have partnered to bring together undergraduate students and Jewish leaders who occupy diverse professional, academic and artistic roles in a unique environment of mentorship and guidance. Monthly lunch meetings held at the USC Hillel and sponsored by the USC Casden Institute feature a distinguished speaker who speaks to a small group of students about the role that Judaism plays in his/her professional career and engages in a lively conversation and question/answer session with the students present about meaningful and important issues that one confronts in the workplace that places Jewish values at the forefront of decision making and leadership.

All Casden/Hillel Mentorship Meetings will take place on Wednesdays from 12-1PM at the USC Hillel


Past Speaker Events:

January 18, 2017: Adam Mendler, CEO of the Veloz Group “Incorporating Jewish Values Into Business and Decision Making”

February 15, 2017: Laurie Levenson, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Legal Advocacy at Loyola Law School- “The Legal Profession through Jewish Eyes”

March 22, 2017: Michelle Deutchman, Western States Counsel for the Anti-Defamation League- “Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof: How Jewish Values Shaped My Pursuit of Social Justice”

April 19, 2017: William Feiler, Chair of the Jewish Community Foundation, Los Angeles’ “And you may say to yourself well how did I get here?