Confronting Challenges to Diversity in the Research Workforce
Hosted by Brown University President Christina Paxson
Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and President Christina Paxson
The landscape of higher education has changed since the inaugural Presidential Forum in 2005. In 2016, our institutional presidents reconvened at the National Academy of Science to examine today’s challenges to diversifying America’s workforce. The presidents, along with other leaders in academia, the public and private sectors, joined in a public briefing that included tow panel discussions of crucial importance.
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Watch the videos of the panel discussions:
- Creating and Sustaining a Diverse 21st Century Workforce
- Preparing America’s New Majority: The Next Generation of Leaders and Role Models in Academia, Public and Private Sectors
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- Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Brown University President, Christina Paxson
Presidential Forum 2005
At the inaugural Presidential Forum (2005), the impact of presidents from diverse institutions lending their collective expertise shaped the Alliance’s strategic direction and was pivotal in the development of the strategic plan, "A Decade of Distinction."
Presidential Forum 2016
The Leadership Alliance story is approaching a milestone anniversary that is 25 years in the making. Our story is one of partnership, commitment, opportunity, transformation and inspiration. Read Our Story.