Bakersfield College

Distinguished Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series

BCSGA and the Office of Student Life invite you to attend one or all of this year’s Distinguished Speaker Series events.

The Bakersfield College Distinguished Speaker Series brings community leaders from around the world to Bakersfield whose achievements have had national and/or international significance. Each speaker was proposed to BCSGA by either a department or a faculty member. Collaborations between many entities on campus make these events successful each year!

The events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please email

Mark Rabbitt

Speaker | Trainer | Leadership Authority

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Renegade Ballroom, Campus Center

Mark Rabbitt is a motivational speaker, trainer and ambassador of positive leadership. As a highly accomplished consultant, with an outstanding record of leadership performance in the United States Marine Corps and the Department of Defense, Mark leverages his extensive experience with management and group development to forge leaders of today.

Mark’s leadership experience has uniquely qualified him to provide a diversified perspective. His mastery in the areas of equal opportunity, Marine Corps Recruit Training, mediation, and diversity and inclusion, fosters insightful discourse with an equity lens. His innovative and transformational approach serves as a platform to facilitate continued self-exploration, resilience and camaraderie; igniting the leader in everyone and ensuring each individual has an equal opportunity to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Man speaking with emotion, hand out.

Coordinators: Jenny Frank and Armando Trujillo, Veterans Resource Center.