Heart, Mind & Soul

Heart, Mind & Soul
Tocqueville Exclusive Speaker Series


United Way California Capital Region was thrilled to kick off the inaugural session of the Tocqueville Exclusive Speaker Series! Our national panel of speakers addressed topics that related directly to our membership, to our work across the region, and to our community!

Featured Speakers

Closeup photo of a young adult white man presenting in a white collared shirt and suit jacket visible Robert Paylor: Formerly an intercollegiate athlete, the skills Robert uses to overcome paralysis can be used by all to optimally perform. His message was one that has inspired others to access their full potential and conquer challenges no matter how daunting they seem.


Brown skinned man presenting wearing a suit smiling with red tie and US flag in the background. Aneesh Chopra: Healthcare CEO and former White House Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh addressed current healthcare and educational inequities in our communities, and how we can use data and individual passion together to enact change.


White woman presenting with long blonde hair and bright red top smiling Dianne Chipps Bailey: Based on her vast national experience in philanthropy and community building, Dianne spoke to the power of optimism. “Fierce optimism is the rocket fuel for mission-aligned movements for community transformation.”