International Leadership Forum

Date:  Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:  University of St. Thomas; Terrence Murphy Hall Thornton Auditorium, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Event Contact: 
Aneisha Tucker
Free but pre-registration is required.

Building Global Competency for Social Innovation

The International Leadership Forum brings in local, national, and internationally renowned leaders to discuss the theme of leadership in an international context.


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About the featured speaker

Dana Mortenson has dedicated her professional life to educating and engaging youth in community and world affairs, to close the Global Competency gap in American education. Her deep belief in the transformative power of global education to contribute to peace, justice and equity on a global scale led her to co-found World Savvy in 2002. She has since led the organization through extensive growth and expansion- reaching more than 375,000 students and 2,200 educators from three offices nationwide since founding. Dana is a recognized expert in the field of global education, and serves as advisor and board member to a range of nonprofits focused on international education and youth development. She is a frequent speaker on the subject of global citizenship and social entrepreneurship. She is a 2011 Ashoka Fellow and was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders in 2010. Dana holds a B.A. in International Relations from Connecticut College and a Masters in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs and Columbia University.

Photo of Dana Mortenson, featured speaker for the 2014 spring International Leadership Forum.

Contact hours for continuing education will be available.

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