Interface

Interface. The name evokes those spaces and boundaries where our work reaches out and touches another’s - where theory and practice meet, shake hands, and learn from one another. It honors the fact that the ILA’s membership includes people located in many, and often multiple, independent systems who all Interface in the ILA around their commitment to foster better leadership worldwide. Distributed once or twice a month, Interface shares articles highlighting association news and work being done by other ILA members. 

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ILA Interface - The Newsletter of the International Leadership Association
17 January 2020
 
Joseph E. Trimble editor of column
 
Immigration as a Leadership Crucible

Despite the fact that nearly half of U.S. Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children, immigrant leaders are rarely, if ever, mentioned in the leadership literature. In this article, Marco Aponte-Moreno explores immigration experiences of prominent immigrant leaders and looks at how they use the immigrant experience in their narratives as global leadership. The article is followed by an epilogue written by column editors Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble.
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 Graduate Division Case Competition Winners from the University of Maryland
 
International Student Case Competition

Each year at ILA’s annual global conference, teams of students compete in two divisions (undergraduate and graduate) to see who will win the ILA International Student Case Competition. The prize? $1,000 cash to each winning team and free ILA membership. Meet the winning team from each division and watch a short video with advice from the grad team for future competitors. Information on the 2020 International Student Case Competition, to be held at ILA's 2020 global conference in San Francisco will be available soon!
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 Rian Satterwhite
 
What's New at LEA2020?

Did you miss ILA's Leadership Education Academy last year? This year's LEA co-chair, Rian Satterwhite, shares some of the exciting tweaks being made in advance of this year's academy including our new venue just outside of Washington, DC. Last year's LEA sold out! Make sure you're not on the waitlist this year by registering early and booking your hotel.
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Chrys Egan
 
Leading With Creativity

Named as one of Maryland’s Top Women Professionals for 2019 by Baltimore's The Daily Record, incoming 2020 Chair of ILA’s Women and Leadership member community, Chrys Egan infuses her work with creativity and caring. Learn more about how this dynamo blends together different aspects of her life in this profile illustrating how women leaders in ILA's Women and Leadership Community. And, if you're committed to advancing women and leadership, check out this year's 5th ILA Women and Leadership conference!
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Featured Author Interviews

Go behind-the-pages of the latest leadership books with these featured author interviews.
  

Ethical Leadership: A PrimerEthical Leadership: A Primer

JoAnn Barbour interviews editors Robert McManus, Alexandra Perry, and Stan Ward on their ethics textbook for leadership scholars and practitioners. This wide-ranging interview covers behind-the-page tips on creating an edited text book as well as the book's structure and content, which presents basic ethical theories within a leadership context

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Exploring Leadership

Join host Kathryn Goldman Schuyler for these video interviews as she talks with leaders whose creativity, depth, and vision bring leadership to life.
  

Alonzo KingExploring Leadership - A Conversation With Alonzo King

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler interviews Alonzo King, founder of LINES Ballet, an internationally respected company based in San Francisco for the past 35 years. King is not only a great choreographer but also a wise leader who encourages his dancers to find their own voice through both movement and words. Learn more about Alonzo then watch Kathryn's video interview with this leader.

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PAUSE for Pedagogy

Edited by Dan Jenkins and Lisa Endersby, each article adds to readers' pedagogical toolboxes and is accompanied by a video interview.
  

Woman Walking on CampusSocial Justice in Leadership Education: Editors’ Reflections on the 2019 Pause for Pedagogy Series

In this final PAUSE for Pedagogy of 2019, PAUSE editors Dan Jenkins and Lisa Endersby reflect on themes and lessons learned from this year's series on social justice and the leadership education classroom. After reading the article, don't miss the video wrap-up from Dan and Lisa.

View Complete Interview Archive or explore past issues of Interface for more. View the Exploring Leadership Archive  or explore past issues of Interface for more. View the PAUSE for Pedagogy Archive  or visit past issues of Interface for more.

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Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change

Each month, column editor Susan J. Erenrich introduces readers to the work of artists leading grassroots movements of protest, resistance, and liberation. Columns are frequently accompanied by podcasts from Erenrich's weekly radio show Wasn't That A Time: Stories & Songs That Moved The Nation. Listen on-demand or live every Friday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern time at WERA.FM.
  

Winter Summer InstituteThe Winter/Summer Institute in Applied Theatre: Creating With the Community

Katt Lissard takes readers on a journey with The Winter/Summer Institute (WSI), an applied theatre project focused on social change, whose work began as a response to the devastating HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Lissard walks us through WSI's collaborative, community process and demonstrates that "the process itself is fundamental to art and to social change."

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Global & Culturally Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century

Each month, column editors Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble explore culturally diverse leadership. They will share research findings from a network of international leadership scholars, contribute to understanding successful leadership in unique cultural settings, and capture the effectiveness diverse leadership can have in the world at large.
  

Joseph TrimbleImmigration as a Leadership Crucible

Despite the fact that nearly half of U.S. Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children, immigrant leaders are rarely, if ever, mentioned in the leadership literature. In this article, Marco Aponte-Moreno explores immigration experiences of prominent immigrant leaders and looks at how they use the immigrant experience in their narratives as global leadership. The article is followed by an epilogue written by column editors Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble.

View the Grassroots Leadership Archive or explore past issues of Interface.