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Center for Integrative Leadership


The Center for Integrative Leadership seeks to foster cross-sector and boundary-spanning leadership to address significant societal challenges (sometimes called Grand Challenges) for a greater good.


                Above: The 2015 University of Minnesota cohort of Mandela Washington Fellows. More here.

 

UPCOMING EVENT

In Search of Sustainable Solutions: Diaspora Engagement and the Global Initiatives on Somali Refugees

Wednesday, May 4 from 12pm-1pm

308 Elmer L. Andersen Library

Join Dianna Shandy, Professor of Anthropology at Macalester College and CIL's Executive Leadership Fellow present at the Global Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Series.

Feel free to bring a bag lunch. Lecture is free and open to students, faculty & the public.

In 2013, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees launched the Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR). The initiative recognizes that over 20 years after Somalis first fled civil war, more than two million Somalis remain displaced inside and beyond the borders of Somalia. GISR has initiated international dialogue in a search for innovative solutions.

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UPCOMING EVENT

Bagels Beyond Boundaries

Cross-Sector Collaboration on Childhood Obesity Prevention: Lessons Learned from Minnesota's Safe Routes to School Partnerships

Thursday, May 5 from 9-10am

Wilkins Room (215)

Humphrey School of Public Affairs


Jennifer Pelletier
PhD Candidate in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Jill Chamberlain
Senior Project Manager and Minnesota Safe Routes to School Network Coordinator, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Center for Prevention

Overview. Across the country, interest is growing in developing cross-sector solutions to address the childhood obesity epidemic. This presentation will describe national trends in state-level collaborative partnerships and provide practical recommendations on how organizations can successfully work across sectors based on research and practice on Minnesota's Safe Routes to School partnerships.

Bagels Beyond Boundaries provides an informal space for students, staff and faculty to engage in discussion over bagels and coffee. Speakers from different sectors will illuminate examples from their own experience or research on ways to bring people together across boundaries to address a particular issue.

>>Learn more and register here.

 

 

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