The Keynote Speakers at each Stamps Scholars National Convention present extraordinary opportunities for scholars to learn from those who have impacted our nation and the world in powerful ways. Read below for more information on the incredible speakers who will lend their wisdom and experience to the Stamps Scholars community at SSNC23!
Dr. Elizabeth Kiss
Dr. Kiss is the current Warden of Rhodes House and CEO of the Rhodes Trust, the first woman to hold the position. She began her journey with the Rhodes Scholarship as a graduate of Davidson College and as a Rhodes Scholar with a BPhil and DPhil at Oxford University. Dr. Kiss has taught at Randolph-Macon College, Deep Springs College, and at Princeton University for several years before founding Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics. Prior to her current position, Dr. Kiss served as president of Agnes Scott College for twelve years, building the institution to such titles as “Second Most Diversified College in America” (Times) and “Most Successful Liberal Arts College for Graduating Low-income Students” (US Department of Education). As Warden of Rhodes House, she oversees the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and associated programs. The Rhodes Scholarship, founded in 1903, supports students from around the world at any postgraduate program at Oxford University with 100 annually named scholars. We are excited to have Dr. Kiss as our featured keynote speaker on April 1st, 2022!
Camille (Mimi) Borders
History Doctoral Student at Princeton, Rhodes Scolar with an MPhil in US History
Dancer with Alvin Ailey in NYC, NAACP Award Nominee, Founder of Los Angeles Performing Arts charter school
GT Professor of the Practice in Aerospace Engineering and International Affairs, NASA Astronaut
VP of Product at Stord, Former GT President’s Scholar (’93)