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How Disco Taught Me About Leadership: Krystle Cobian
As a graduate of Seattle University‘s Student Development Administration program, Krystle Cobian works to address issues of access to higher education and encourages college students to explore their own identities and to make an impact in the world. As a leader, Cobian enjoys ideas, dreaming big, and building community wherever she goes.
Ronald K. Mitchell, CPA, Ph.D. is a professor of entrepreneurship at the Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University. He takes the stage to speak about what he learned in his early entrepreneurial experiences. He expresses the importance of gathering and sharing the collective knowledge of entrepreneurs today.
Economist: Jodi Beggs
Jodi Beggs is an economist and writer whose focus is on making economics accessible and interesting to a general audience. She aims to bring economics out of the traditional classroom and utilize technology in order to provide a more compelling learning experience. Jodi has taught economics at both the undergraduate and graduate level at various universities in the Boston area. During the 2004-2005 academic year, Jodi was awarded a Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for her work as an instructor for Principles of Economics. Since then, she has taught introductory courses, advised a group of honors thesis writers, and even led an undergraduate tutorial entitled “Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll.” In addition to teaching, Jodi is a subject matter editor for an online learning company and writes about economics on her web site “Economists Do It With Models” and for various other publications. Jodi has an A.M. in Economics from Harvard University and is a Ph.D. candidate in Business Economics. In a previous life, she studied Computer Science and Mathematics at MIT, specializing in operations research. Jodi was a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and wrote a graduate thesis entitled “Queueing Implications of New Security Procedures in Containerized
The Importance of Learning. Learning What Exactly?: Daniels Pavļuts
Daniels is a former secretary of state at the Ministry of Culture, has worked at various establishments as the board member and has served in several administrations. Held a private consultancy practice. In 2011 became the Minister of Economics in Valdis Dombrovskis government.
How Will You Measure Your Life? Clay Christensen
“It’s actually really important that you succeed at what you’re succeeding at, but that isn’t going to be the measure of your life.”
Too often, we measure success in life against the progress we make in our careers. But how can we ensure we’re not straying from our values as humans along the way? Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and world-renowned innovation guru, examines the daily decisions that define our lives and encourages all of us to think about what is truly important.
Transmitting Philanthropic Values Across the Generations
The USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy 2013 Philanthropic Leadership Forum Breakout Session on Philanthropic Imagination featuring Lisa Fredricks Parker, Emily Davis, Katherine Lorenz, Susan Price, Lana Volftsun