Guest Speakers

Throughout the year, schoolwide assemblies and class presentations showcasing alumnae, business and community leaders allow Maryvale students to hear firsthand how role models developed their own leadership styles, forged their educational and career paths as well as addressed organizational challenges.

Recent Guest Speakers Have Included:

Haley Scott DeMaria

Maryvale Student Leaders

Brenda Frese

Vicki Brick, CEO, Brick Bodies

Haley Scott DeMaria, Author, Motivational Speaker; University of Notre Dame alumna
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Brenda Frese, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Maryland
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Heather Harvison ’89, Founder and Executive Director, Sisters Circle

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor; International Ballroom Dancer

Annette March-Grier, Founder and President, Roberta’s House; Top Ten CNN Hero

Imbolo Mbue, Award-Winning Novelist
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Nicole McFadyen, Head Groundskeeper, Baltimore Orioles

Laura Scott, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain, McCormick & Co.

Alexandra von Paris, Founder and Owner, Route One Apparel

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Maryvale Leadership Institute Director Mary Ellen Rector Fise

Mary Ellen Rector Fise '74

Director of the Leadership Institute