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  • 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 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…