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Friday, May 31 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Closing Plenary: Leadership for Tomorrow's Organizations

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Tomorrow’s organizations require different talent and a new kind of leadership. What are the essential skills and values for effective leadership? Leaders of diverse institutions (education, business, social) will share their perspectives and innovations in leading organizations that meet tomorrow’s challenges.


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Adam Bryant

"Corner Office" Columnist , The New York Times
Adam Bryant conducts interviews with CEOs for Corner Office, a feature about leadership and management in The New York Times and on nytimes.com that he started in March 2009. It appears twice weekly, on Friday and Sunday. He is the author of the New York Times best-seller “The Corner Office; Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed,” which draws out broader lessons from his interviews. His second book, about... Read More →
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Bill Drayton

CEO and Chair, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public
As the founder and CEO of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, Bill Drayton has pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship, growing a global association of nearly 3,000 leading social entrepreneurs who work together to create an ‘Everyone a Changemaker’ world. Mr. Drayton is the Chair of Youth Venture, Community Greens, and Get America Working!, and previously served as Assistant Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... Read More →
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Susan Peters

Vice President - Executive Development, General Electric Company
Susan Peters is responsible for talent identification, leadership development, training, performance management, and succession planning for all GE executives worldwide. She joined GE in 1979 in the human resource management program during which she had assignments in Louisville, Kentucky and Columbia, Maryland. She later held union relations and HR leadership roles in several GE businesses. As an HR executive at GE, she worked in Bergen Op... Read More →
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Leonard Schlesinger

President, Babson College
| | Leonard A. Schlesinger became the 12th president of Babson College on July 1, 2008--bringing to the College a blend of leadership experience in academia and industry, particularly in the retail and service sectors. He came to Babson from Limited Brands, based in Columbus, Ohio, where he served in executive positions from 1999–2007, most recently as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. His academic career includes twenty years... Read More →


Friday May 31, 2013 11:15am - 12:30pm
Newseum Room 705-706 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001

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