Health leaders from Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines are gathering for a series of national meetings as part of an evaluation RCLA is conducting with the Institute of International Education West Coast Center’s leadership program for reproductive health and family planning practitioners. At each gathering, key stakeholders will discuss how to sustain the programmatic gains of the last decade and to integrate what was most effective into future efforts to improve health outcomes worldwide.
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Egypt is swept up in massive pro-democracy demonstrations – a collective movement of millions spearheaded by no one figure or group. While the movement is an example of collective leadership at its best, the decades-long suppression of opposition and pluralism has left no immediate candidate ready to lead the country.
RCLA and NYU Wagner are hosting two events – an informal conversation for students about the events in Egypt and the region, and a public panel discussion to make sense of the unfolding events based on first-hand accounts from inside Tahrir Square.
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A new blog post by RCLA Faculty Director Sonia Ospina posits that current US struggles to meaningfully engage China on issues of common concern present an opportunity to rethink what it means to lead in today’s world. With the US ability to use political and economic force waning, officials could learn key lessons from small nonprofits that have long operated on the margins of power with few financial resources. These grassroots groups have learned to find alternative ways of achieving policy and cultural change through leadership practices that US diplomats could consider adopting.
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Teamwork has become an obsession in many industries and organizations. But, what do we know about teamwork, team leaders and team effectiveness after decades of research?
As part of RCLA's "Vanguard of Leadership" series, Dr. Eduardo Salas, the University Trustee chair and Pegasus professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida, will highlight what we know about the science and practice of teamwork and team leadership. This talk will provide practitioners and scholars with valuable insights about what contributes to team effectiveness in organizations, March 22, 2011.
Workshop with RCLA Senior Fellow on Advancing Your Career, Your Leadership and Your Life
RCLA Senior Fellow Shifra Bronznick, a change management consultant and leadership expert, will present cutting-edge research on the gender divide in negotiation, explore how gender influences our perception and experience of leadership, and reveal how championing work-life issues can help us achieve our best for ourselves and our organizations. The workshop is hosted by Powwow, which empowers women in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. New York, February 16, 2011, Workshop Fee: $30.
RCLA faculty member Erica Gabrielle Foldy will present “Color Bind: Talking and Learning about Race at Work” for faculty and doctoral students of the School of Public Affairs at American University, February 28, 2011.
RCLA's Global Social Change Leadership Institute offers university students, master's-level graduate students and recent graduates a chance to develop practical knowledge and skills to advance social justice in their communities. Interactive workshops are paired with site visits throughout New York City and participants learn from leaders at the forefront of policy reform and advocacy, leadership development, coalition building and direct service, July 10-23, 2011.
NYU Wagner's Career Expo will bring together representatives of public service organizations to increase their visibility among industry peers and to meet with hundreds of Master's degree candidates and alumni, March 10, 2011.