Sewanee and Yale Collaborations

Leading Change conversation series begins Nov. 9

Brown Foundation Fellow Karen Proctor and the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies are holding a series of conversations on Leading Change.

The campus community is invited to attend any or all of these events; please come lend your voice and ideas to the conversations.

 
Marty RodgersLeadership, Identity, and Social Change
a talk on leadership and conversation with 
Martin (Marty) Rodgers 
Office Managing Director, Accenture Washington, DC, Metro Office
 
Wednesday, November 9
4:30 p.m. at McGriff Alumni House
 
Marty is the office managing director for Accenture's Washington, D.C. Metro Office as well as the executive director of the firm's Nonprofit Group and International Public Sector Practice. He is an international leader in the community service, workforce skills, and social impact fields. Following his talk titled "Leadership, Identity and Social Change," there will be an opportunity to engage in conversation with Marty and Karen Proctor, our Advent Semester Brown Foundation Fellow. 
 
 
 
Karen ProctorLeading Change, Stories from the Field
a talk and conversation with Karen Proctor
Advent 2016 Brown Foundation Fellow, founder and principal of Harbour Workshop, senior fellow at Babson College's Lewis Institute for Social Innovation
Thursday, November 17
4:30 p.m. at McGriff Alumni House
 
Karen is founder and principal of Harbour Workshop LLC, a social innovation firm. She established the firm to help social impact leaders and organizations design solutions for lasting social change. Karen's career has been devoted to working across the public and private sectors to address issues ranging from hunger to school reform. She has been the chief social responsibility administrator and strategist for global corporations including the National Basketball Association and Scholastic. A nationally recognized leader in the social impact space, Karen has advised corporate CEOs, non-profit, and philanthropic chief executives, as well as federal and state senior level officials. She is currently a senior fellow with Babson College’s Lewis Institute for Social Innovation. Karen is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
 
 
 
Leading Change, Strengthening Sewanee: Views from the Community
Student presentations and a conversation with Karen Proctor
Wednesday, December 7
4:30 p.m. at McGriff Alumni House
 
Join Karen Proctor and students from her class Collaborative Leadership and Social Change for conversation on the  questions: "What are the major social issues facing the Sewanee community? What are some possible solutions for change?" Students will present the results of their course work on the questions which will be followed by a facilitated community conversation on the issues raised. 
 
 
 
We would also like to call your attention to the following related event sponsored by the Community Engagement House:
 
Leadership, Social Change, and Community Engagement
a talk and conversation with Karen Proctor
Advent 2016 Brown Foundation Fellow, founder and principal of Harbour Workshop, senior fellow at Babson College's Lewis Institute for Social innovation
Wednesday, November 16
5 p.m. at the Community Engagement House
 
Karen Proctor will speak on leadership and community engagement as part of the Community Engagement House's monthly Coffee and Conversations series featuring community members, alumni, or faculty who can provide unique and valuable perspectives on the Sewanee community.