AAIE's 2021 Virtual Global Leadership CONVERSATION 

April 11-16, 2021


Humans of AAIE

Stories of Leading Through the Plague Years 


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Keynote bios

Daniel Pink, Author

In the Time of COVID: The Motive to Lead

Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books about business and human behavior. His books include the long-running New York Times bestsellers When and A Whole New Mind — as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have won multiple awards, have sold millions of copies, and have been translated into more than 40 languages.

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Terry Tempest Williams, Naturalist and Environmentalist

A Year of Pause: A Reckoning and an Awakening

Terry Tempest Williams has been called "a citizen writer," a writer who speaks and speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life.  A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she has consistently shown us how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice. "So here is my question," she asks,  "what might a different kind of power look like, feel like, and can power be redistributed equitably even beyond our own species?"

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David Sheff, Author

Lessons in a Father's Story About Hope and Recovery

David Sheff is the author of Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, a number-one New York Times bestseller. It was published in a dozen languages and named the year’s Best Nonfiction Book by Entertainment Weekly. In 2009, David was named to the Time 100, Time Magazine’s list of the World’s Most Influential People. “Beautiful Boy” was adapted as a film by Amazon Studios and Plan B Entertainment and starring Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet.

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