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GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2019

MARCH 31 – APRIL 2 | SHANGHAI

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This summer, over 160 of our alumni, parents, student, faculty, and friends from more than 35 countries convened in Paris for Northeastern University’s first-ever Global Leadership Summit. Together, we were inspired by talented and dynamic speakers. We shared our own experiences and created meaningful connections with one another. We forged new paths and opportunities for rising leaders with the potential to shape our future. We created collective action to make an impact across our communities.

 

We invite you to revisit the Paris Global Leadership Summit

 

Watch the inspirational speaker sessions

 

AN ENTREPRENEUR REACHES FOR THE SKY
Henri Seydoux, Parent’22 | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Parrot, SA
Discussion led by: Seif Soliman, SSH’16 | Young Global Leader, DronePro, LLC

 

THE RECIPE FOR INNOVATION? THERE ISN’T ONE.
Christophe Chazot | Former Global Head of Innovation and Investments, HSBC
Discussion led by: Alva Gardner-Pérez, DMSB’06 | Young Global Leader, BNP Paribas

 

LEADERSHIP FOR A RESILIENT WORLD
Henri de Castries | Chair of Europe and Special Advisor, General Atlantic
Discussion led by: Maxwell Dammeier, SSH’17 | Young Global Leader, Sugar Mountain Capital

 

HUMANICS IN THE AGE OF AI: GETTING TO THE ‘ART’ OF THE MATTER
Farida Khelfa, Parent’22 | Model, Actress, and Documentary Filmmaker
Birta Olafsdottir, DMSB’14 | Young Global Leader, Aurora Foundation
Nauman Piyarji | Couturier and Founder, Nauman Piyarji, EST. 1999
Mitch Weiss, AMD’09 | Photographer and Visual Artist

 

CONTENT ACROSS CULTURES: A ‘UNIVERSAL’ LANGUAGE
Arnaud de Puyfontaine | Chief Executive Officer, Vivendi
Discussion led by: Haley Meng, SSH’11 | Young Global Leader, PwC

 

LEGACY AND LEADERSHIP: A FAMILY BUSINESS INNOVATES ITS WAY TO ICONIC GLOBAL BRAND
Philippe d’Ornano | Chairman of the Board and General Manager, Sisley
Discussion led by: Emilio Botin, DMSB’18 | Young Global Leader, Initial Capital

 

INVESTING WITH PASSION AND PURPOSE
Christoph Henkel, Parent’22 | Vice Chairman, Henkel AG; Founding Partner, Canyon Equity LLC
Discussion led by: Alexander Lindenmeyer, DMSB’17 | Young Global Leader, Swissblock Network

 

 

CREATING SOCIAL CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE IMPACT
Oriteme Tomini Banigo, AS’08 | Co-Founder and Partner, Eclipse LIVE Africa
Eve de la Mothe Karoubi | Manager, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Daisy Kendrick, SSH’16 | Founder, Ocean Generation

Experience the Summit through Photos

IN THE NEWS

 

NORTHEASTERN HOSTS GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT IN PARIS

Trends in innovation and disruption, as well as the effect of rapid changes in the international landscape of higher education, were the themes as Northeastern hosted its inaugural Global Leadership Summit in Paris in June.

The summit drew more than 160 attendees from over 35 countries—including alumni, incoming students, parents of students, university leaders, and featured speakers—to discuss innovation, entrepreneurship, global mobility and agility, and creativity.

Read the story at News@Northeastern >>

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