Leadership Labs

Leadership Labs is a series of hands-on, engaging workshops that provide students with the opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills, and to dissect and discuss salient leadership challenges our community and broader society are facing. 

Title Date Time Location Description
Beyond Zero: A Roadmap for How Business Can Reverse Climate Change September 22 12:40pm-2pm Granite State Room

Join us to hear from guest speakers: Lisa Conway, VP of Sustainability, Americas, Interface and Nathan Havey, Writer/Director, Beyond Zero Documentary

After a life-changing epiphany, the CEO of Interface, a global public company, charged the leadership team with a high-stakes quest to eliminate all negative environmental impacts by 2020. This inspirational keynote by the company's VP of Sustainability, Americas will discuss how leaders overcame deep skepticism, had the courage to abandon the status quo, and ignited a new gold standard for industrial manufacturers. She will also talk about the company's current bold strategy, Climate Take Back, their total commitment to running the business in a way that creates a climate fit for life.

In collaboration with The Sustainability Institute and Changemaker Collaborative

Accessible Leadership: Where to Start? October 24 5pm-6pm Strafford Room Join us for an accessibility in leadership overview. We'll start with the essentials, and then get a chance to practice what we've learned. Leadership is for everyone, so let's make it accessible. 
Navigating and Leading Through Burnout November 9 6pm-7pm Strafford Room Burnout: we've all been there. As human, we can navigate this phenomenon to reduce its impact on ourselves. As leaders, we can aim to continue effective leadership to reduce burnout's impact on others. Join us to discuss how we can support ourselves and others through it. 
Inclusive and Accessible Presentations November 17 12:40pm-1:40pm Strafford Room

Be a leader with accessible presentations, and be sure to bring your devices! Using a variety of common platforms, we will be sharing ideas & creating presentations with an eye toward inclusion and accessibility. 

In partnership with the Office of Community, Equity & Diversity.