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Join us October 27-28, 2023, for the SHSMO Trustee Appreciation Evening, Annual Meeting, Luncheon, and My Missouri Lecture with David Steward. To see the lecture in person at the Center for Missouri Studies, please register for the 12 p.m. luncheon. Seating is limited and registration for the luncheon is required. Trustees are also asked to make a $100 donation per Friday night guest to cover the costs for the evening so that staff and special guests may attend without cost to them.
2023 Speaker: David Steward
David Steward is an entrepreneur, civic leader, philanthropist and the founder and chairman of World Wide Technology, the largest Black-owned company in the United States. Please join us for a conversation to learn how Steward’s Missouri upbringing shaped his life and career.
About the My Missouri Lecture Series
The My Missouri Lecture Series invites prominent Missourians from all walks of life to reflect on what being a Missourian has meant to them as they speak about how the state’s history, people, and culture have shaped their experiences.
The inaugural My Missouri Lecture was presented as part of the State Historical Society's Fall Lecture Series on November 2, 2019. Claire McCaskill, former Democratic U.S. Senator from Missouri, spoke at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia. Watch Claire McCaskill deliver the inaugural My Missouri Lecture on demand.
Former University of Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart spoke on November 6, 2021, at the Center for Missouri Studies. Watch Norm Stewart's talk.
Former US Senator Roy Blunt spoke on October 29, 2022 at the Center for Missouri Studies. Watch Roy Blunt's talk.