The Center for Integrative Leadership is dedicated to examining and advancing a new vision for cross-sector leadership by addressing challenging issues of our time for a greater good.
Inspired by Washburn's mission and impact on the community, attendees at the first ever BOLD Awards held in Minnesota chose Washburn as the "Boldest of the Bold" out of five bold winners - including Pentair, The Nerdery, PreciouStatus and PaR Systems Inc..The competition recognized bold strategies improving and transforming the quality of life in Minnesota. To view the 2-min video featuring Washburn's work, click here.
We think this honor is indeed well deserved!
Thursday, June 6, 2013,
8:00am - 5:00pm
Cargill Building, St. Paul Campus
The Finding Common Ground forum provides an opportunity to explore contentious issues from multiple perspectives in a respectful environment. Contentious issues often are complex with no single, simple resolution. The overall objective of the Finding Common Ground forum is to explore the source of the complexity and then find shared interests that offer opportunities for progress.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School
Executive Council on Development co-chairs Vin Weber and Henrietta Fore will discuss the major themes and recommendations of Our Shared Opportunity, the Council's final report on its exploration of how the U.S. government and private sector can work together to support the success of developing countries. The report highlights how the U.S. private sector’s engagement abroad can increase opportunities for American jobs and businesses, while continuing to reduce poverty and hunger in poor countries.
Registration opens April 9 for the Summer Public Health Institute (PHI). The PHI offers a course for everyone practicing in or studying public health or fields related to public health. Participants can build or expand their professional expertise, learn best practices, broaden career options, network with other professionals or explore a new area of interest. Read more...
June 26-28, 2013 | Humphrey Auditorium | University of Minnesota
Preconference session on June 25, 2013
Join us for the 2013 Leadership Can Be Taught Symposium. This is an opportunity for undergraduate and emerging professional educators to come together to explore best practices in adapting the Leadership Can Be Taught framework into higher education. This year’s symposium will demonstrate the power of partnership, moving from the idea of “us versus them” to the power of creating “we”. Presented by the U of M Undergraduate Leadership Minor and University of San Diego SOLES. Click here for registration information.
By Thomas Fisher, Professor and Dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. This post was originally published on the Huffington Post (4/24/13). View the original post here and other posts Dean Fischer has authored for Huffington...
Posted on 2 May 2013 | 1:02 pm
CIL Academic Co-Director Jodi Sandfort, CIL Steering Committee Member Kathy Quick, and Graduate Research Assistant Nicholas Stuber completed the report "Practicing the Art of Hosting: Exploring what Art of Hosting and Harvesting workshop participants understand and do." The study explores the way in which people trained in the Art of Hosting practice and make sense of hosting as an integrative leadership approach. Read report...
CIL's academic co-director Jodi Sandfort and executive director Laura Bloomberg published the article "InCommons: supporting community based
leadership" in the journal Community Development. The article provides practical insights for those interested in increasing the scale and impact of their work with community-based leaders. Read article...