Alumni Summit

Leadership in Times of Transition: Reflections from the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit

Seth Cothrun shares his experiences from the fourth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York City, from April 2018.

Monica Kang SXSW

Show Up and Ask Why: #SXSW Alumni Reflections Series

This year, a group of about 20 leaders, myself including, traveled to South by Southwest, the festival of ideas and creativity in Austin, Texas. 

Elizabeth Maloba

“My Work Found Me”: Elizabeth Maloba’s Leadership Journey

“I am a ‘recovering teller.’ I like to be in control and solely responsible for a result. And yet business leadership is about achieving results through people.”

Marcus Scurry CAMBA

Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities: Marcus Scurry's Leadership Journey

"There is always something to learn in this industry so we have to remain teachable and coachable."

Mary Burke SXSW

What's a Conservation Nerd Doing at #SXSW?

As a first-time attendee of one of the world's most well-known festivals, I wasn't certain what to expect. Would a conservation nerd find kindred spirits at a gathering more known for its music and media events than its relevancy to land trusts?

Molly Beck

The “Reach Out” versus Networking: A Conversation with Molly Beck of Messy Bun

In a video dialogue with Pressurevalve's Julie Smith, Molly Beck, founder of the podcasting platform Messy Bun,  shares her expertise on networking to help leaders who want to expand their inner circles.

Kim Gube SXSW

How I Didn't Meet Barry Jenkins: #SXSW Alumni Reflections Series

I thought I was going see Barry Jenkins speak (I'm a fan of his film Moonlight), but it turned out to be a session about tech trends with Amy Webb. And it was just what I needed.

Blair Glencorse

Building Leadership Ecosystems that Thrive: #SXSW Alumni Reflections Series

For those of us working in the nonprofit and social purpose sector, networks of support are critical.

Chat April 25, 2018

April 25 Twitter Chat: Leadership in Times of Transition

How do you, as a social purpose leader, stay focused, effective and grounded during times of transition?

Jaclyn Boyes Lodestar

“We All Have Our Own Stutter”: Jaclyn Boyes on Embracing Authentic Leadership

Jaclyn Boyes knows a thing or two about interviewing. She works at Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE), which, as part of its mission, trains people to interview.

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