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Rockefeller Center Deputy Director, Sadhana Hall, discusses the importance of leadership in all walks of life. Several alumni will be joining the discussion.
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Deputy Director, Rockefeller Ctr.
Jason Barabas ’93
Director, Rockefeller Ctr.
Professor, Dept. of Govt.
Past Director, Rockefeller Center
Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ‘72a, P’10 Professor of Economics
Co-Sponsored with Ethics Institute at Dartmouth
Leadership is for everyone, whether you think of yourself as a manager or a leader. Rockefeller Center Deputy Director, Sadhana Hall, shares her vision of how leadership can be taught and lived out daily. She will be joined by alums who have benefited from leadership training and how they put the lessons to use. Come to discuss how you might do things right and do the right thing.
Sadhana Warty Hall’s commitment as both a teacher and practitioner of leadership reflects a deep dedication to justice and empowerment, both locally and globally. She has applied her experience in management and strategic thinking to community development at institutions ranging in location from New Hampshire and Vermont to Tuvalu, Armenia, and Bhutan. As the current Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College, she manages overall operations. She conceptualized the curricula of high-impact co-curricular leadership and mentoring programs and now oversees them. In recognition of her work, Sadhana received Dartmouth College’s Sheila Culbert Distinguished Employee Service Award, the Australia Government’s Endeavor Executive Leadership Award to adapt and implement leadership curricula for Australian Indigenous communities, and acceptance into the Fulbright Specialist Program. Over the past few years, over 25 students in the Center’s leadership programs, who have also participated in other organizations throughout Dartmouth, have gone on to receive awards including the Rhodes, Truman, Fulbright, Knight Hennessey, Schwarzman, and Pickering scholarships. She is the co-author of Teaching Leadership: Bridging Theory and Practice (2018) and her second book, Leadership Blueprints: Adopt, Adapt, and Adjust was published in July 2021. Hall earned an M.A. in history from the University of Rajasthan, India and completed an M.P.H. in public health from the University of North Carolina in the United States.
Jason Barabas ’93 is the Director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College as well as a Professor in the Dept. of Govt. Professor Barabas earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern Univ. and his undergraduate degree in Government from Dartmouth. In the years since, he has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard and Princeton as well as academic faculty positions in New York, Florida, and Illinois. Currently, Professor Barabas teaches and conducts research on public policy and opinion preferences with an emphasis on research design.
Andrew A. Samwick is the Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ‘72a, P’10 Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at Dartmouth. In the field of economics, he is most widely known for his research on the economics of retirement and has testified three times before Congressional committees on his research. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and has served on the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. He has also served on technical panels for the Social Security Advisory Board and as a consultant for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on the assumptions and methods they use to make long-term projections.
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