Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe

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    Register now for Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe Join us at Agnes Scott College on Thursday, October 13, 2022 for the Third Annual Women’s Global Leadership Conference, Leading Inclusively: Transformative Changes Across the Globe. Register Now Date Conference Event Thursday, October 13, 2022 9:00am – 5:00pm Time  8:30am Check-in opens 9:00am Welcome & Opening Keynote See full conference schedule here. Location Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall Agnes Scott College 141 E College Ave Decatur, GA 30030 COVID-19 Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Agnes Scott College has been committed to providing the highest-quality education to our students and maintaining learning environments that are safe, supportive and equitable.  Fall Semester Update: August 17,…

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe,  Session Panel

    Transforming Organizations

    Thursday, October 13 | 10:45am – 11:45am Business organizations are instrumental in reshaping the world of work. Three leaders from nationally recognized companies — Michelle Gadsden Williams (BlackRock), Sue Lam (Coca Cola), and Bentina Chisolm Terry (Georgia Power) — will discuss through personal experiences how to create inclusive professional environments and transformative change. Michelle Gadsden-Williams is the Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for BlackRock. She is an award-winning global diversity executive, author, activist, producer and philanthropist with more than 25 years of experience as an advocate for equality within corporate America and a thought leader around diversity and inclusion. Michelle is a seasoned diversity practitioner…

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe,  Session Speaker

    Opening Keynote: Leading Inclusively

    Thursday, October 13 | 9:00am – 10:30am Agnes Binagwaho, Former Minister of Health for Rwanda & Vice Chancellor of the University for Global Health Equity, will set the stage by sharing her transformative leadership experiences in conversation with Author Pat Mitchell, CoFounder of TEDWomen and ConnectedWomenLeaders — a cohort of women leaders across generations and geographies who convene to shape solutions to the global challenges of access to quality, affordable healthcare, food insecurity and the climate crisis. Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PHD is the Vice Chancellor and co-founder of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), an initiative of Partners In Health based in Rwanda which focuses on changing…

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe,  Session Panel

    Building Inclusivity from the Ground Up

    Thursday, October 13 | 2:00pm – 3:15pm Global solutions require local action. For leadership to be effective, it takes leaders who have the courage to tackle issues seen in their own community. Gabrielle Claiborne, Soumaya Khalifa, and Dr. Gulshan Harjee will share their inspiring stories and enable attendees to connect with the initiatives spearheaded by these leaders. Moderated by Dr. Heather Scott Heather Scott, Ph.D. is the Assistant Dean for Inclusive Leadership Curriculum and Co-Curriculum, SUMMIT at Agnes Scott College. She has been awarded numerous fellowships to advance research in the areas of inclusive excellence and leadership and has been named as Associate Faculty for Kennesaw State’s Center for Africana…

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe,  Session Speaker

    Mobilizing Minds and Connecting People

    Thursday, October 13 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm Leadership is about mobilizing minds and connecting people. In the concluding keynote session, Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta, and Leocadia Zak, President of Agnes Scott College, will discuss inclusive leadership as it fosters innovation and shares productive examples of partnerships between industry and education. As CEO of Delta Air Lines, Ed Bastian leads a team of 80,000 global professionals that is building the world’s premier international airline, powered by a people-driven, customer-focused culture and spirit of innovation. Under Ed’s leadership, Delta is transforming the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport facilities and, most importantly, Delta’s employees worldwide. A 24-year…

  • Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe,  Session Speaker

    Women as Change Agents

    Thursday, October 13 | 12:45pm – 1:45pm Time and again, women’s leadership has been shown to be the crucial factor in improving lives, whether in education, economic development, or health. Paige Alexander, Director of the Carter Center, will share how the leadership role in a public, non-profit organization can effect change in domestic and international arenas. Paige Alexander joined The Carter Center as chief executive officer in June 2020, succeeding Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters. Alexander has had a distinguished global development career, with over two decades of experience spanning the government and nonprofit sectors. She has held senior leadership positions at two regional bureaus of the United States Agency…