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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