This new speaker series is part of NYU Steinhardt’s Educational Leadership Program in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology.

Images of various speakers that will participate in the series

Next month, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development will kick off Leadership Lens (L2), a series of conversations designed to highlight and hear from inspirational leaders across multiple sectors about building organizations and developing talent for the 21st century.

All events in the series are free and open to the public. Registration is required at the links below or by contacting Becca.Huntting@nyu.edu. Members of the media interested in attending any events should RSVP to Jordan.Bennett@nyu.edu.

Upcoming events include:

Event: What Lies Ahead – Where is U.S. Education and Workforce Policy Headed?
When: Thursday, October 4 at 5 p.m. EDT
Where: The Torch Club, 18 Waverly Place
Program: This evening's event includes a panel conversation with Anthony Carnevale, professor and director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce; Mildred García, president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities; and Jamie Merisotis, CEO of the Lumina Foundation. The speakers will discuss policies and practices that promote educational growth and economic advancement.
*For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2pqihti.

Event: A Conversation with Chancellor Richard A. Carranza
When: Monday, October 15 at 9 a.m. EDT
Where: NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor
Program: Richard A. Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, will engage in a conversation about his career and share his vision for public education in New York City with Lisette Nieves, clinical professor of educational leadership and policy studies at NYU Steinhardt.
*For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2DhKMmP.

Event: A Conversation on Cuban Jazz with Amy Niles and Elio Villafranca
When: Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. EDT
Where: NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor
Program: This evening's event includes the presentation of a distinguished alumni award to Amy Niles, president and CEO of WBGO, a conversation with Elio Villafranca highlighting his musical leadership and accomplishments, and an Afro-Cuban jazz performance by Mr. Villafranca.
*For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/2pnzTWL.

The series is part of NYU Steinhardt’s Educational Leadership Program in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology. To learn more about L2 or other happenings within the department, visit https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/alt/.

About the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Located in the heart of New York City’s Greenwich Village, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the Steinhardt School's mission has been to expand human capacity through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit steinhardt.nyu.edu.