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CSML Speaker Series: Building Bridges Between the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

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Published on: 09/13/2021
Last Updated: 07/05/2023
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In the CSML Speaker Series, we invite you to learn from leaders and experts on how you can help empower your community with innovative strategies through business programs, management, and strong leadership.

Join others in our community to understand how to: 

  • Help make an impact in the rapidly evolving global arena of the business world
  • Harness the power of technology, and data analytics for strategic decision making 
  • Enhance leadership development and communication skills to empower communities and help any business thrive

This business leadership series is hosted by the California School of Management and Leadership (CSML) and inspired by a quote from Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful tool, which you can use to change the world.” 

Click on a topic below to watch the recorded webinar on effective leadership styles and skill sets from a variety of guest speakers that have an impressive background in leadership in the business world.

Kenia Zamarripa

Speaker: Kenia Zamarripa
Title/Organization: Executive Director | International Business Affairs, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce 
Topic: The Impact of International Business on Regional Economic Development

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Stacey Hrountas

Speaker: Stacey Hrountas
Title/Organization: CEO | Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers 
Topic: Emerging Trends in Healthcare Leadership

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kate visconti

Speaker: Kate Visconti
Title/Organization: CEO | Founder, Five to Flow
Topic: Why Investing in Underrepresented Communities is Good for Business

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Amanda Ellis

Speaker: Amanda Ellis
Title/Organization: Former New Zealand Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva
Topic: Leadership for Regenerative Global Features

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Steve Kappler

Speaker: Steve Kappler
Title/Organization: Interim President, ENACTUS USA
Topic: Creating a Better World Through Experiential Learning

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Glen Hopkins

Speaker: Glen Hopkins
Title/Organization: Senior Executive Advisor, HP Inc. 
Topic: How to Thrive in a Knowledge-Based Economy

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Tony Teravainen

Speaker: Tony Teravainen
Title/Organization: CEO, STEP
Topic: Finding Inspiration to Empower your Community

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Nipun Mehta

Speaker: Nipun Mehta
Title/Organization: Founder, ServiceSpace.org
Topic: Transforming Leadership to Laddership

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Chlesea Kaufman

Speaker: Chelsea Kaufman
Title/Organization: Co-Founder/CEO, Learn Academy 
Topic: Women’s Leadership In Tech

Video

JoAnn Klinedinst

Speaker: JoAnn W. Klinedinst
Title/Organization: VP of Professional Development, Health Information and Management System Society (HIMSS)
Topic: The Many Facets of Continuing Professional Development 

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Rafael Castellanos

Speaker: Rafael Castellanos
Title/Organization: Commissioner, Port of San Diego
Topic: Blue Economy: Innovative Sustainable Practices for Economic Growth in Times of Crisis

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James Floros

Speaker: James Floros
Title/Organization: President & CEO, San Diego Food Bank
Topic: Build a Ship to Weather the Storm

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David Pasquini

Speaker: David Pasquini
Title/Organization: UK Consul, Government & Business Affairs
Topic: Fundamental Leadership Qualities in Times of Uncertainty

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Michael Patterson

Speaker: Michael Patterson
Title/Organization: Principal, Core Strengths
Topic: The Case for Relationship Intelligence: How People Work Better Together

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