SPEC Connaissance is the premier group on campus tasked with bringing keynote speakers to Penn’s campus. At its core, Connaissance is dedicated to supporting events that will educate, challenge, and entertain the students of Penn. Past keynote speakers include Serena Williams (2015), Trevor Noah (2017), Terry Crews (2018), Laverne Cox (2019), and Antoni Porowksi (2019). In addition to putting on their own events, Connaissance also co-sponsors speaking events put on by various campus groups. We are an open and loving community where all ideas, viewpoints, and people are welcome!