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Spotlight on Leadership

10th Annual Spotlight on Leadership

Tarana Burke

 

 

10th Annual Spotlight on Leadership
A Conversation with Travis Mills
on his motto: "Never give up. Never quit."
November 9, 2020

 

Travis Mills

On April 10, 2012, Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne was critically injured on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan by an IED (improvised explosive device) while on patrol, losing portions of both legs and both arms. He is one of only five quadruple amputees from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to survive his injuries. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Villanova prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. In the spirit of this mission, the Office of Student Involvement offers a Spotlight on Leadership lecture for the campus community. Past speakers include Bob Woodward, Associate Editor of the Washington Post, Somaly Mam, Cambodian Human Rights Activist and CNN Hero, and The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, NJ, Carli Lloyd, Co-Captain of the Women's National Soccer team Joseph Clancy, Director of the Secret Service,, and Dr. Kerry Cronin of the Lonergan Institute at Boston College.

 

 

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