UMass Boston News

Changing the Face of Leadership Lunch

Lunch panel presenters: Diane Hessan, Jason Robart and Katie Kingsbury + plus the name of the presentation: Innovation = Leadership + Collab
Event Date: June 16, 2017 - 11:30 a.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Marriott Copley Boston
Event Cost: $100 per person. Sponsorship is available.

Join us for the UMass Boston Center for Collaborative Leadership on June 16th for the 16th Annual Changing the Face of Leadership lunch.

The event celebrates the graduation of the 2017 Emerging Leaders Program fellows as well as welcome the soon to be announced 2018 Emerging Leaders Program fellows. 

The luncheon will feature an Innovation = Leadership + Collaboration panel presentation moderated by Pulitzer Prize winner for distinguished editorial writing, Kathleen Kingsbury of the Boston Globe. Panelists include:

  • Diane Hessan, Chairman, C Space
  • Jason Robart, Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and President & CEO, Zaffre Investments. 

In addition, we will honor ELP alum Tina Potenti, vice president at BNY Mellon, with the 4th annual Leading the Way award. 

Sherry Penney and Keith MotleyFinally, former UMass Boston chancellor, and founder of the Center for Collaborative Leadership, Dr. Sherry H. Penney, will present Dr. J. Keith Motley with an honorary Leading the Way Award, recognizing his inspirational leadership as well as his unwavering support over the years.  

Tickets are $100 each. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To inquire about sponsorship, please contact Sully Martinez at 617.287.3890. The center is part of the College of Management. 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.