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Leading with Values Seminars

The following is a list of Leading with Values seminars written and developed exclusively for alumnae and alumnae clubs. These 20–30 minute educational activities and fun-filled seminars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of the Pi Beta Phi core values and how they are lived out in our lives every day.

Lessons to Our Younger Selves
Do you have advice you wish you’d known as an undergraduate member or as a young alumna? Or do you have things you’ve learned over the years you’d like to share with chapter members today? As lifelong members of Pi Beta Phi and sincere friends to our collegiate sisters, you can share some of your advice with a collegiate chapter through this seminar.

Literacy Fact Cards PDF
What does the statistic “One in four children will grow up functionally illiterate” actually mean? This seminar demonstrates some of the key facts behind Pi Beta Phi’s commitment to literacy. Explore what the effect illiteracy can have on students and what Pi Beta Phi is doing about it.

Speed Date My Arrow
Speed Date Questions PDF
This fun, interactive activity allows members to share insights and lessons from their time in Pi Phi and answer fun questions while "speed dating." This is a great way for members to meet each other as well as a creative ice-breaker activity during your next alumnae club event.

Pi Phi: Then and Now
Table Tents PDF

This activity was designed for use in alumnae club Founders' Day celebrations. The focus of this activity is reflecting on the reasons members join Pi Phi as a collegian, and why they stay involved as an alumna. This activity can be easily modified to fit into your Founders Day plans, and is a fun way to learn more about your sisters.

Hollywood Values (20–30 minutes)
The goal of this seminar is to encourage participants to recognize how Pi Phi's core values are or are not being portrayed by public figures such as musicians, artists, authors, actors, media broadcasters, athletes and others. Participants are encouraged to reflect on their own core values and how they portray these to others. This seminar seeks to support the learning outcomes associated with the core value of Integrity. 

Bigger Picture (30 minutes)
The goal of this seminar is to remind alumnae of the overall Fraternity structure and how your alumnae club and its membership fit into the "bigger picture" of Pi Beta Phi. This seminar focuses on the core value of Honor and Respect. 

Holt House: Pi Beta Phi's Founding Home (30 minutes)
This seminar is designed to be utilized as a companion piece to the film, “Holt House: Pi Beta Phi’s Founding Home” and is suggested for use as part of Founders’ Day celebrations. Participants will learn about the history, heritage and current uses of Holt House. A link to the video, “Holt House: Pi Beta Phi’s Founding Home” can be found by clicking here for Part One and Part Two. The focus of this seminar meets the learning outcomes related to the value Honor and Respect. 

Leading with Pictures (20–30 minutes)
Consider partnering with a collegiate chapter in facilitating this seminar.
This seminar encourages participants to promote the Fraternity’s core values throughout their lives by visually recognizing themselves and others exemplifying these values. This seminar focuses on the core value of Lifelong Commitment.

Life Balance (20 minutes)
At any time in life, a healthy, satisfying life balance can be hard to maintain. If we don’t take time to step back and evaluate our time, we may not realize how out of balance our life is. Maintaining life balance will make you happier and restore harmony to your life. The core value that this seminar focuses on is Personal and Intellectual Growth.
This program was developed by the Leadership Institute – Women with Purpose, Inc.

My Legacy of Philanthropic Service (20–30 minutes)
My Legacy of Philanthropic Service optional PowerPoint
Consider partnering with a collegiate chapter in facilitating this seminar.
Have you ever wondered what impact and legacy you left through your service and dedication to Pi Beta Phi? This seminar allows members to share their personal experiences of engaging in past and present philanthropic service through Pi Phi and other organizations and encourage planning and participation in future philanthropic experiences. This seminar focuses on the core value of Philanthropic Service to Others.

Not the Recruitment You Remember (20–30 minutes)
Not the Recruitment You Remember handout
This seminar will allow participants to understand current collegiate chapter recruitment practices, Release Figure Methods, legacies, membership selection and the role of alumnae involvement in recruitment. This seminar focuses on the core value of Honor and Respect.

Reflections of Sincere Friendship (20–30 minutes)
This seminar encourages members to reflect on the importance of Sincere Friendship while recognizing the dedication and service of the alumnae club members. Reflections and definitions of what Sincere Friendship means to Pi Beta Phi are also discussed. The core value that this seminar focuses on is Sincere Friendship.
Originally shared by Pi Beta Phi’s Washington Alpha Chapter.

Understanding the Legacy (30 minutes)
In this seminar, participants will be able to listen to real-life stories of Pi Phi legacies and their families and engage in a discussion about how these stories have a dramatic impact on recruitment. This seminar is perfect for better understanding Pi Phi’s policies. This seminar focuses on the core value of Honor and Respect.