Educational Symposium Presenters

Lindsay Boccardo

Presenting: Every Generation Wins: Why Building Multi-Generational Teams is the Future | Monday, Aug. 19 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Lindsay Boccardo

For more than a decade Lindsay has been coaching, researching and developing programs for professional growth and emotional health on college campuses and in the workplace.

As a nationally-recognized generational expert, Lindsay has partnered with organizations such as Roche, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, Carpenter Realtors, and the Indiana Supreme Court. She is also a frequent keynote speaker and longtime partner of many fraternal industry associations, having worked with sorority and fraternity members and headquarters staffs all over the country.

Lindsay is also the co-founder of Careerhouse which focuses on helping sorority leaders break through the pay and leadership gaps for women by translating their experience in college into a career they love.

Lindsay earned a degree in psychology and public communication from Syracuse University, and a professional coaching certification through the International Coach Federation.

By providing education through keynote speeches around the country, podcasts and her YouTube channel, Lindsay empowers organizations to maximize the talent of their diverse workforce and helps individuals find the joy in understanding why every generation matters.

Dr. Jean M. Twenge

Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University and Owner of Generation Me

Presenting: iGen: Guiding the smartphone generation and understanding the challenges of high school and college men today. | Monday, Aug. 19 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Jean M. Twenge

Jean M. Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, is the author of more than 190 scientific publications and seven books, including Generations: The Real Differences between Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Boomers and Silents—and What They Mean for America’s Future and iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood.

Dr. Twenge frequently gives talks and seminars on generational differences based on a dataset of 39 million people. Her audiences have included college faculty and staff, high school teachers, parents, military personnel, camp directors, and corporate executives.

Her research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, NBC Nightly News, Real Time with Bill Maher, and National Public Radio.

She holds a BA and MA from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She publishes her latest analyses and updates on the Generation Tech substack.