Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o spoke about his experiences being in opposition politics and then being in political office, as well as public-private partnerships, and team management.
Ambassador Angelopoulos discussed leading the 2004 Olympic Games, challenges posed to women in leadership roles, and building an attitude of volunteerism in Greece.
With his last term winding down, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino spoke about the importance of communicating with constituents, his account of the Boston Marathon violence in spring 2013, and advice for Boston’s next mayor.
Former President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, discussed the role of public service, sacrifice, and leadership in tough decision making.
Former Governor Perdue discussed her career path, strategies for making decisions when the results will be unpopular, ethical leadership, and how she worked to decrease teen smoking in a state with a prominent tobacco industry.
In this session entitled, “Behind the Scenes with the Secretary of Health,” Dr. Bigby discussed health policy implementation at the state level including the Affordable Care Act (ACA), critical decision-making, and how she approached challenging budget cuts.
A stimulating discussion with a Minister of Health from Spain (Bengoa), and an international public health expert from Switerland (Zeltner) on leadership at the top and the implications for being lonely in the position.
Dr. Berwick discusses his leadership role in the development of modern medical care over the last four decades.
Former Governor Doyle discusses topics including climate change and the potential of state government in shaping effective policy,
Leading the Fight for Education Reform [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/89003888″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Michelle Rhee is the founder and CEO of StudentsFirst, a grassroots movement that seeks to mobilize parents, teachers, students, and administrators throughout the country in an effort to bring about meaningful results in education reform at both the local and national level. In 2007, Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty appointed Rhee as Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, a school district serving more than 47,000 … Continue reading “Michelle Rhee, Former Chancellor of Washington D.C. Public Schools”