A year-long program, Discovery Institute’s Chapman Fellowship hosts quarterly events for a select group of young professionals and students from Washington State. The Chapman Fellowship features readings and discussions on civic leadership moderated by some of our state’s most distinguished leaders in business, education, media, religion, and public service. Chapman Fellows are also invited to special, invitation-only networking events throughout the course of the year.
Past speakers include American Enterprise Institute scholar Dr. Steven Hayward, former Microsoft COO Bob Herbold, State Representative Kevin Parker, and attorney and Agros International founder Skip Li.
Gorton Lecture Series
This series honors Discovery Institute board member and former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton, whose public service to Washington State serves as a model to future generations. Lectures in this series are open to the public, and tailored to those who aspire to a career in public policy.
The Gorton Lecture Series has featured Senator Gorton, former EPA administrator William Ruckelshaus, journalist Ted Van Dyk, former state legislator and author Mary Ellen McCaffree, radio personality Michael Medved, political scientist Mathew Manweller, Discovery founder Bruce Chapman, and Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain.