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

We hope you will join us for some or all of these events, and lend your voice and ideas to the conversations.

 
rodgers-150Leadership, 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 pm 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.

 
Proctor150Leading 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 pm 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 pm 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 also call your attention to a related event being 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
5:00 PM at the Community Engagement House

Karen Proctor will be speaking on leadership and community engagement as part of the Community Engagement House’s monthly Coffee and Conversations lecture series featuring community members, alumni or faculty who can provide unique and valuable perspectives on the Sewanee community.