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Leadership in Action is a show intended for those in private, public, and non-profit organizations who seek to strengthen their leadership capabilities through exposure to both research evidence and practical experience. We see leadership as the act of making a positive difference in the world, for the world, and we will present research evidence, pragmatic concepts, and tangible illustrations of what is required to build and lead a team in any organization — and how that leadership can be strengthened in both oneself and throughout a firm’s ranks. Leadership in Action brings leaders from a wide array of organizations into the studio for engaging dialogue on how they have led, what they have learned, and what has made the greatest difference.
Leadership in Action is a live, call-in format that airs on Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 PM, EDT. This two hour broadcast is hosted by Professor Mike Useem, Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management; Jeff Klein, Executive Director of the Wharton Leadership Program; and Dr. Anne M. Greenhalgh, Deputy Director of the Wharton Leadership Program. It is broadcast live from the Wharton School on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
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Snapshot of Upcoming Guests and Topics
Prior to joining Pennsylvania Ballet earlier this year, Shelly Power served as the CEO and Artistic Director at the international ballet competition, Prix de Lausanne, in Switzerland; during her nearly two-year tenure, Power implemented strategic planning, designed innovative programming that targeted a diverse community, and developed programs to enhance the art of dance. She is also credited with developing strategic partnerships and relations for the organization. Before Prix de Lausanne, Power served for 12 years as the Administrative and Artistic Director of Houston Ballet Academy, where she was a vital part of the planning and building of a new facility that helped the organization expand programming and community partnerships.
Power received a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus on business, psychology, and fine arts from University of Houston. She furthered her education at Rice University’s Leadership Institute for Non-Profit Executives and Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management’s Advanced Certification in Non Profit Management. She has been recognized as a one of 2011’s Women on The Move by Texas Executive Women, with the Frazier Merriam Award by American Festival for the Arts, and as a JCC Outstanding Community Leader in the Arts. Power has also held board positions at Sandra Organ Dance Company, Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre, Houston Dance Coalition, Pink Ribbons Project, and American Festival for the Arts.
Fred Kofman is an advisor, leadership development at Google, and former vice president of executive development and leadership philosopher at LinkedIn. Born in Argentina, Kofman came to the United States as a graduate student, where he earned his PhD in advanced economic theory at U.C. Berkeley. He taught management accounting and control systems at MIT for six years before forming his own consulting company, Axialent, and teaching leadership workshops for corporations such as General Motors, Chrysler, Shell, Microsoft, and Citibank. At its height, his company had 150 people and created and taught programs to more than 15,000 executives.
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