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. 

 
ILA Interface - The Newsletter of the International Leadership Association
25 March 2021
 
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Leadership Ed. Academy Goes Virtual!

This time of virtual everything affords us the opportunity to think differently. The LEA team has landed on a two-week format that will blend asynchronous content with six half-day synchronous sessions (Monday, Wednesday, Friday each week). Find out more and meet co-chair Rian Satterwhite.
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Developing Glocal Hybrid Leadership

Qingyan Tian discusses her recent book Glocalization and the Development of a Hybrid Leadership Model: A Study of Chinese University Presidency. After briefly describing the model that emerged from her research, she illustrates the core characteristics of hybrid leadership using examples from her interviews.
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Leadership Is Next Frontier in Eradicating COVID-19

Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration’s program to accelerate the development, manufacture, and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine, cost an estimated $14 billion and enabled some of the world’s elite scientists to set an astonishing record for the speed of development of new vaccines. Then came the rollout. Read ILA's latest blog (link below).

Interested in Strengthening the Ties Between Leadership and Healthcare? Check out our upcoming conference! The deadline to submit a poster abstract is 1 April.
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New Podcast Partnership!

The ILA is pleased to announce our new partnership with ILA Members Lauren Bullock and Dan Jenkins, hosts of the Leadership Educator Podcast. In their podcast, Dan and Lauren dialogue with their peers and share knowledge and expertise on facilitating leadership learning. We'll be working with them over the next year on a series of ILA podcasts within the larger Leadership Educator podcast umbrella. Visit our Podcast Archive (link below) and look for the Leadership Educator Logo to listen to a sampler of podcasts featuring ILA members from their 2020 line up.
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Measuring Purpose in Organizations

April 9: Join us for a special 1-Day virtual summit on measuring the impact of purpose in organizations. Speakers include Dr. Bob Quinn (Keynote) and Panelists Cheryl Harris, Allstate; Gail Auerbach, Center for Higher Ambition; Jeff Blade, Herff Jones; and Eric Larson, Tilia Holdings LLC. The summit includes ample time for discussion and networking.
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Mandela Washington Fellows Share Experiences of #ILA2020Global

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders sponsored 25 Alumni to attend ILA’s first virtual global conference last year as a professional development experience. Four Alumni share their notable takeaways, networking experiences, and the ways in which they planned to implement new ideas gleaned from the conference within their communities.

Are you part of a fellowship cohort or alumni network? Contact Membership Director Marcia Boyd at mboyd@ila-net.org to learn more about our cohort membership program.
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The Long Sixties: Washington Paintings, 1957 – 1982

This issue of the Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change Corner features a column penned by Jack Rasmussen. Jack is the Director and Curator of American University’s Museum. His guest column, "The Long Sixties: Washington Paintings in the Watkins And Corcoran Legacy Collections, 1957 – 1982," highlights the museum’s commitment to political art as it relates to human rights, social justice, and political engagement and provides a virtual exhibition experience for the reader with its numerous illustrations.
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PAUSE for Pedagogy

Hoa Bui shares her experiences building a free website using Google Sites to aid with staff supervision of student Resident Assistants. While COVID-19 may have precipitated this new communication channel for her team, it's benefits at relieving communication apprehension and creating more opportunities for adaptability and collaboration have led her to continue the project.
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Past Issues

18 February 2021 Interface
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14 January 2021 Interface
14 January 2021

10 December 2020 Interface
10 December 2020

5 November 2020 Interface
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2 October 2020 Interface
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19 August 2020 Interface
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30 June 2020 Interface
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30 April 2020 Interface
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26 March 2020 Interface
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29 February 2020 Interface
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17 January 2020 Interface
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16 December 2019 Interface
16 December 2019

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Recent Columns From Past Issues

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Field Reports

The ILA newsletter's Field Reports column dives into the work of ILA members, sharing new knowledge and actionable nuggets of wisdom. Have an idea for a column? Contact Debra DeRuyver at dderuyver@theILA.org.
  

Global Servant Leadership BookcoverDeveloping Glocal Hybrid Leadership

Qingyan Tian discusses her recent book Glocalization and the Development of a Hybrid Leadership Model: A Study of Chinese University Presidency. After briefly describing the model that emerged from her research, she illustrates the core characteristics of hybrid leadership using examples from her interviews.

Newsletter Column
PAUSE for Pedagogy

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

Pause for PedagogyGoogle Site: A Virtual “Home” for Resident Assistants in the COVID-19 storm

Hoa Bui shares her experiences building a free website using Google Sites to aid with staff supervision of student Resident Assistants. While COVID-19 may have precipitated this new communication channel for her team, it's benefits at relieving communication apprehension and creating more opportunities for adaptability and collaboration have led her to continue the project.

Newsletter Column
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.
  

Grassroots ColumnThe Long Sixties: Washington Paintings, 1957 – 1982

This issue of the Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change Corner features a column penned by Jack Rasmussen. Jack is the Director and Curator of American University’s Museum. His guest column, "The Long Sixties: Washington Paintings in the Watkins And Corcoran Legacy Collections, 1957 – 1982," highlights the museum’s commitment to political art as it relates to human rights, social justice, and political engagement and provides a virtual exhibition experience for the reader with its numerous illustrations.

View the Field Reports Archive or explore past issues of Interface. View the PAUSE for Pedagogy Archive  or visit past issues of Interface for more. View the Grassroots Leadership Archive or explore past issues of Interface.

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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.
  

Peace ColumnPeace Leadership & Cultural Diversity

"The combination of globalization and changing world demographics is producing conflicts worldwide. Leadership models and skills that can be applied toward achieving peace within and between nations are urgently needed." Antonio Jimenez-Luque and Joseph Trimble's delve into "Peace Leadership and Cultural Diversity: Considerations for Our Common Future" for ILA's Global & Culturally Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century column.

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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.
  

Rhonda MageeExploring Leadership - A Conversation With Rhonda Magee

In this episode of Exploring Leadership, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler interviews Rhonda V. Magee, Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law and author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities Through Mindfulness. Rhonda Magee is among a small number of thought leaders who have been powerfully speaking out about how mindfulness and other contemplative practices need to be part of leadership development and part of all professional development.

View the Global & Culturally Diverse Archive or explore past issues of Interface. 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.