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2011 Global Leadership Conference
Serving, Learning and Leading: Creating and Engaging Leaders in Global Citizenship


Intent: The intent of the 2011 GLC is to provide a venue for practitioners, scholars, educators, and policy-makers to discuss leadership and leader development. This year’s conference aims to allow academic, corporate, non-profit, government and military leaders to engage in a dialogue and share their perspectives and insights on developing leaders who view service and part of their identity and are willing and able to serve the global community in a variety of capacities.

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Jim Collins, Author of Good to Great, How the Mighty Fall and co-author of Built to Last
  • Noel Tichy, Professor of Management and Organizations and Director, Global Business Partnership, Ross School of Business
  • Tom Sander, Executive Director of Harvard's Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America
  • Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale University Senior Associate Dean for Executive Programs & Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management
  • Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO of the Leader to Leader Institute and Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee
  • Michael Peterson, Grammy award winning artist and Bob Hope "Spirit of Hope" winner  

Panel topics will include:

  • Serving, learning and leading through Corporate Social Responsibility efforts
  • The Millennial generation and service
  • Servant leadership
  • Recruiting for service focused organizations
  • The psychology of giving
  • Approaches to and benefits of service learning
  • Advances in leader development
  • Developing the next generation of global leaders
  • Inspiring and empowering students to engage in service-oriented programs
  • Enabling and empowering others to serve