Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe

Thursday, October 13, 2022 

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, Georgia

9am – 5pm

Opening Keynote Session "Leading Inclusively"
Leading Inclusively: Transformative Change Across the Globe

9:00am – 10:30am  ~ Welcome & Opening Keynote Session

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 and CoFounder of TEDWomen, Pat Mitchell. Learn more here.

Transforming Organizations

10:45am – 11:45am ~ Panel Session One

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. Learn more here

Panel One: Transforming Organizations featuring a photo of Michelle Gadsden-Williams of BlackRock, Sue Lam of Coca-Cola, and Bentina Chisolm Terry of Georgia Power
Keynote Session Two featuring CEO of the Carter Center, Paige Alexander and Vanessa Ibarra, Director of Atlanta Mayors Office of International and Immigrant Affairs
Women as Change Agents

12:45pm – 1:45pm ~ Keynote Session Two 

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, CEO of the Carter Center, will share how the leadership role in a public, non-profit organization can effect change in domestic and international arenas. Learn more here

Building Inclusivity from the Ground Up

2:00pm – 3:15pm ~ Panel Session Two

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. Learn more here.

Panel Two: Building Inclusive Leadership from the Ground up featuring three speakers and their headshots: Soumaya Khalifa, Dr. Gulshan Harjee, and Gabrielle Claiborne
Keynote Session Announcement featuring Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines and President of Agnes Scott College, Leocadia I. Zak in the session titled "Mobilizing Minds and Connecting People"
Mobilizing Minds and Connecting People

3:30pm – 4:30pm ~ Closing Session and Call to Action

Leadership is about mobilizing minds and connecting people. In the concluding keynote session, Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, and Leocadia I. Zak, President of Agnes Scott College, will discuss inclusive leadership as it fosters innovation and shares productive examples of partnerships between industry and education. Learn more here.

Talk Back

4:30pm – 5:00pm 

Join us for an interactive conversation with Panel Two: Building Inclusive Leadership from the Ground Up