Leading for Changing Times Seminar March 12
Meredith College will host Leading for Changing Times, featuring Anita R. Brown-Graham on Thursday, March 12 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.
Brown-Graham, director of the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI), will offer practical insights, knowledge and tools to help students:
The Institute for Emerging Issues is a public policy, think-and-do tank that convenes leaders from business, nonprofit organizations, government and higher education to tackle some of the biggest issues facing North Carolina's future growth and prosperity. As director, Brown-Graham leads IEI’s programs of work around public policy initiatives that include healthcare, economic development, tax and finance modernization, energy and the environment, and higher education.
Before joining IEI, Brown-Graham served as a professor of law and government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Government where for 12 years she provided significant training for state and local officials, and wrote books and articles focused on developing the economic base of distressed communities. Prior to that, she served as a law clerk in the eastern district of California and as business litigation counsel in a Sacramento, California, law firm.
Brown-Graham received a B.A. in criminal justice and a graduate study in criminal justice from Louisiana State University. She received a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
The first 30 students to attend the Leading for Changing Times event will receive a free Forever 21 handbag. This program qualifies as a cultural event in General Education. Light refreshments will be served.
This event is sponsored by the Office of Commuter Life and Diversity Programs, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, the Sloan Family Student Leadership Program and the Division of College Programs. Contact the Office of Commuter Life and Diversity Programs at (919) 760-8523 for more information.
Posted March 5, 2009.
Date Submitted: 2009-03-05