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22 November 2019
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ILA Member Community Elections

Nominations are now being accepted for ILA's upcoming Member Community elections. The deadline to submit your information is December 9th! The following member communities are seeking nominations for the position of Chair-Elect: Business Leadership; Leadership Development; Leadership Education; Leadership Scholarship; Philosophy, Religion & Worldviews; Public Leadership; and Youth Leadership. ILA encourages all members who aspire to serve in volunteer roles to review and reflect on their capacity, interest, and availability. Complete details regarding the role, responsibility, and nomination and election process are available in the information packet.
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 Olenda Johnson accepts SAGE award at #ILA2019Ottawa
Best Paper Award

Olenda Johnson has been named this year’s Most Publishable Leadership Education Paper Award winner for her paper, “Can Mental Agility Be Taught? Advancing Agile Thinking Capacities in U.S. Military Leaders.” Olenda presented the paper at ILA’s 21st annual global conference, Leadership: Courage Required, in Ottawa in October. Sponsored by SAGE Publishing, Johnson was honored in Ottawa at the Leadership Education member community luncheon. Learn more about Olenda and her research, then download her complete paper!
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 Tony Andenoro
PAUSE for Pedagogy

In "The Holocaust & Leadership Learning: Developing Social Justice Capacity for a Complex World," Anthony C. Andenoro and W. Jake Newsome discuss a compelling framework for leadership educators developed by researchers at the Institute for Ethical Leadership at St. Thomas University in concert with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The article provides a snapshot of the framework as well as implications for the development of the critical capacities necessary for social justice agency and action. After reading the article, don't miss the video interview with Anthony, Jake, and PAUSE editor Dan Jenkins.
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Hadeel and Joanne at #ILA2019WLC
Go Girls! Everything Is Possible

Hadeel Mustafa Anabtawi is a social entrepreneur with a passion for empowering girls. She is the founder of The Alchemist Lab, whose educational center has offered more than 25,000 children in Jordan the skills they need to explore themselves and the world around them with confidence and determination. As a partner in the UN We Empower contest, ILA paired Hadeel up with ILA Board Member Joanne Barnes for leadership coaching. Learn more about Hadeel, Joanne, and their virtual coaching relationship in this interview, "Go Girls! Everything Is Possible."
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Denise Thomson
Leader With a Global Perspective

The backstories of the many high caliber women leaders in ILA’s Women and Leadership member community offer valuable lessons for young women moving into leadership positions and inspire all women leaders to keep pushing, sometimes against all odds, to break the barriers that women face. This article is the second in a series that highlights women in the community and shares their stories of perseverance and exceptional achievement.
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