Emerging Leaders Tackle Today's Global Challenges @ Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago [16 May]

Emerging Leaders Tackle Today's Global Challenges

17:15 - 19:30

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Chicago Council on Global Affairs
2 Prudential Plz, Chicago, Illinois 60601
How should the next generation of leaders approach the interconnected challenges of the 21st century? Debates over global challenges—from dousing the fires of populism and securing US elections, to tackling water scarcity and assisting in conflict zones—are dominating news cycles and impacting our lives. In a unique programming offering, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ Emerging Leaders class of 2018 will draw from professional and personal experiences and share a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of today’s critical issues and trends.

Each year, the Council selects a highly competitive cohort of Chicago’s up-and-coming professionals to participate in its Emerging Leaders Program. Emerg...ing Leaders become part of a network of globally fluent individuals who will continue to raise the bar for Chicago as an influential international city. Hear several members of class 2018 present their policy prescriptions on:

Cultural Competency Training for Law Enforcement
Ending Populism Through Education
Securing US Elections
Leveraging US Funds in Conflict Zones
Water Scarcity


Amrith Kaur Aakre, Legal Director, The Sikh Coalition

Lauren Bean Buitta, Principal, Stele Consulting, LLC

Joel Braunold, Executive Director, The Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP)

Josh Ellis, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council

Shermin Kruse, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Lisa Reijula, Program Manager, Metro Chicago Exports

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