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February 2020

Joel Peterson with The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great (Expanded Edition)

February 26
McLean VA McLean United States

Purchase tickets here Joel Peterson is the chairman of JetBlue Airways and the founding partner of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm. Joel is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and has been since 1992. After three careers, four decades of marriage and seven kids, and demanding roles as CFO, CEO, chairman, lead director, adjunct professor, founder, author, entrepreneur and investor, Joel is often sought as a mentor and coach by…

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Adam Cohen with Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America – a Bridge Builder Event

February 28

Adam Cohen, a former member of the New York Times editorial board and senior writer for Time magazine, is the author of Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck and Nothing to Fear: FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was president of volume 100 of the Harvard Law Review. About Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court's Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America  From New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen, a revelatory…

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March 2020

Joanne Lipman with That’s What She Said: What Men and Women Need To Know About Working Together

March 4

Joanne Lipman is Chief Content Officer of Gannett, the publishing company which owns USA Today. She began her career at the Wall Street Journal, where she was the first woman to become Deputy Managing Editor and supervised coverage that won three Pulitzer Prizes. She was also the founding editor-in-chief of Condé Nast Portfolio magazine and portfolio.com. She lives in New York City. About That's What She Said: What Men and Women Need To Know About Working Together  Going beyond the message of Lean In and The Confidence Code,…

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Hannah Jewell with She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It

March 5

At LILI THE FIRST 1419 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC, 20007 6:00pm - 8:00pm Hosted by Lili the First in Georgetown, the first 20 registrants receive a complimentary book! Due to limited seating, RSVP required. Hannah Jewell is an on camera host for the video team at The Washington Post. She was previously a writer at BuzzFeed UK, where she became known for her humor writing about gender and her satire of UK and US politics, and for presenting BuzzFeed's…

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Amy Jen Su with The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self–Every Day

March 10

For almost two decades, Amy Jen Su has worked with CEOs, executives, and rising stars in organizations to sustain and scale their “highest and best” as they lead organizational change and transformation. A seasoned coach for industries such as biotechnology, private equity, software, technology, and media, Amy understands the excitement and challenges of fast-paced businesses out to make a difference in the world. Her new book The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles to Bringing Out Your Best Self – Every Day with HBR Press will be out…

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Mary Abbajay with Managing Up: How to Move up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss

March 16

Mary Abbajay is an acclaimed and sought after public speaker, organizational consultant, facilitator, and trainer. She is the president and founder of Careerstone Group, LLC, a professional development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions. She helps clients develop the strategies, skills, and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. Her expertise lies in helping clients create dynamic and productive workplaces that foster professional and personal excellence and growth. In short, she is committed to creating workplaces where…

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Mervyn King with Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

March 18

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, is a professor at New York University and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Radical Uncertainty and The End of Alchemy, among other books. John Kay is an economist and Fellow of St John’s College and Oxford University as well as the author of many books, including Other People’s Money and The British Tax System (with Mervyn King). About Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers Much economic advice is bogus…

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Mervyn King with Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

March 19

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, is a professor at New York University and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Radical Uncertainty and The End of Alchemy, among other books. John Kay is an economist and Fellow of St John’s College and Oxford University as well as the author of many books, including Other People’s Money and The British Tax System (with Mervyn King). About Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers Much economic advice is bogus…

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April 2020

Ellen Dubois with Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote

April 7

Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor in the History Department of UCLA. She is the author of numerous books on the history of woman suffrage in the US, among them: Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women’s Movement in America, 1848–1869; Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage; and Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote. She is the coauthor, with Lynn Dumenil, of the leading textbook in US women’s history, Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents and coeditor,…

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Deborah Lee James with Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success

April 7

Deborah Lee James, former Secretary of the Air Force, has served in senior homeland and national security management, policy and program positions in the US Government and private sector for more than 35 years. She has led and transformed large-scale enterprises, including a $2 billion private sector entity and a $140 billion government agency, the U.S. Air Force. Today she serves on the boards of several for-profit and not-for-profit organizations; provides strategic advice to a variety of firms; and speaks on…

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