Event: Leadership Firesides this quarter


The Husky Leadership Initiative is excited to host two more Leadership Firesides this winter quarter!  Leadership Firesides aim to provide an opportunity for UW students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, corporate and campus leaders  and hear their personal  stories of leadership in an informal setting.

March 6 | Leadership Fireside with Peter Chiarelli


General Peter Chiarelli, United States Army (retired), serves as the chief executive at the non-profit organization One Mind Research and brings powerful forces together to focus on mental illness and brain injury. Leadership skills like strategy development, collaboration, influence, and innovation span many fields and careers—students are invited to learn more about Chiarelli’s own tour of leadership through an accomplished career in the service to now leading a national effort to raise awareness of and funding for some of the biggest issues facing health care.

Meet Chiarelli fireside and discover another leadership perspective.

3/6/14 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
HUB First floor lounge

March 11 | Leadership Fireside with Sheila Watt-Cloutier


Sheila Watt-Cloutier is a climate change activist, outgoing Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, and nominee for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.  She tackles the many issues indigenous peoples are facing today, including environmental pollution and sustainable development.  Watt-Cloutier is a dedicated advocate who has raised the public consciousness of the human story of the Arctic communities and their journeys through rapid change on the way to long-term sustainability. Come hear Watt-Cloutier share her personal journey and lessons learned about leadership.

This Leadership Fireside is co-sponsored by the Native Organization of Indigenous Scholars (NOIS) RSO and the Husky Leadership Initiative.

3/11/14 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Room

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