October 2017, in coordination with KIPCO and the Protégés, Boston College held lectures and Discussion panels at KIPCO Tower Chairman’s Club. Where Dr. Robert Mauro Director of Global leadership institute and Dr. Kathleen Bailey Associate Director of Islamic Civilization and Societies Program talked about “New Dawn: The Transformative Power of Arab Youth”. Followed by Ms. Rana Al-Khalid, Protégés Mentor who talked about the Protégés program and their experience with Boston College in 2016. Q&A session was opened after the lectures and the guests interacted with the lecturers. Mr. Samer Khanachet KIPCO Group Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Tim Sullivan President at American University of Kuwait attended the event along with Boston College Alumni.