Gain valuable skills in a multicultural environment


Explore the past while creating your future in Ireland


The world's most popular study destination becomes your classroom


Peace and conflict resolution in the heart of Jordan

FIE provides immersive study abroad programs in London, Dublin, and Amman

Presentation Materials

 After the SGLC conference, materials including handouts and slides will be available here.

To give you a sense of what you can expect in 2019, below are the presentations and takeaways for attendees of the SGLC 2017 conference. 

Saturday April 8, 2017

Morning Keynote Address

The Rough Guide to Life's River: Who's in your Raft?

Timothy Kane 


Breakout Session 1

How and why we must inspire the next generation with live music (Leadership & the Arts pathway)

Michael Cobb, Orchestra Vitae


DLGC: Drexel Leeds Global Classroom: Part 1: The effects of globalisation on working populations. Part 2: The "McDonaldisation" of technology in business (Special Topics in Leadership pathway)


Young women, leadership, and the Muslim community (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)

Humera Kahn 


How to overcome obstacles to success and bring out the best in others (Personal Leadership pathway)

Maria Ilia 

Panel Discussion

Why so few? Gender diversity and leadership 

Jodi Cataline, Drexel University

Ken Hassell, Elon University

Maria Ilia, Executive Coach, and Mentor

Humera Kahn, An-Nisa Society 

Breakout Session 2

Who do you think you are? Unharnessing the power and knowledge of diversity (Personal Leadership pathway)

Ken Hassel


DLGC Drexel Leeds Global Classroom: Part 1: The international crisis of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Part 2: Global climate change: will other
countries follow France’s path?  (Special Topics in Leadership pathway)


A diverse inter-professional leadership team’s experience in responding to the 2015 Nepali earthquakes (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)

Jarrod Eaton & Rene Hernandez


That’s so gay: an overview of prominent gay anthems (Leadership & the Arts pathway)

Alec Ballweg & Zachary Forster


Breakout Session 3

Formation 101: What is it, and how to get your ladies into it (Leadership & the Arts pathway)

Andrew Bell


DLGC: Drexel Leeds Global Classroom: Part 1: The impact of refugees on a nation’s economy. Part 2: African education sufferings from the insufficiency of faculty and facilities (Special Topics in Leadership pathway)


Ethical Leadership students: Critical diversity: the virtues and vices of managing a diverse team (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)


Life beyond gender disparity (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)

Lori West

Breakout Session 4

Talents not traits, contribution, not characteristics (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)

Gabriel Flores: Diversity


Migrant entrepreneurs: Knowledge into profit (Special Topics in Leadership pathway)

Rafael dos Santos


Raquel Quezada & Bryan Moreira: Part 1: Anti-immigration: a global crisis. Part 2: Islamophobia: disarming tensions and building bridges through understanding (Diversity & Inclusivity in Leadership pathway)


The magic ‘behind’ student engagement: The role of Inclusivity and Diversity in enhancing the experience of diverse student bodies (Personal Leadership pathway)

Jack Rhys Hancock

Sunday April 9, 2017

Closing Keynote Address 

Leadership and Diversity

Dr. Michael Genovese