Global Leadership Initiative

Mon, Mar 26, 3:30 pm to Tue, Mar 27, 12:00 pm
UM University Center Ballroom and Other Venues

The Global Leadership Initiative (GLI) introduces students to big and enduring questions and provides them with the tools to make a difference and demonstrate leadership in the global century. Please join us and our distinguished speakers for the GLI Kickoff on March 26-27.

Monday, March 26
3:30 PM - Panel Discussion: International Human Rights, Global Values and the War on Terror: A Dialogue
Panelists: Amos Guiora, Professor of Law, University of Utah; Paul Lauren, Regents Professor, University of Montana; David Aronofsky, Legal Counsel, University of Montana
Venue: Law School Room 101
7:30 PM - Presentation: Finding Your Way in International Development
Speaker: Priya Jaisinghani, Director of Mobile Solutions, U.S. Agency for International Development
Venue: University Center North Ballroom

Tuesday, March 27
All events will be held in the University Center Ballroom
9:00 AM - Opening Remarks by Governor Brian Schweitzer
9:30 AM - Presentation: Why a Global Citizenry is What Our Country Needs
Speaker: Andre Lewis, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education for International and Foreign Language Education, U.S. Department of Education
10:10 AM - Presentation: Having it All: Success in a Global Economy
Speaker: Deborah McWhinney, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Global Enterprise Payments
11:00 AM - Presentation: Students – Catalysts for Change in a Global Society
Speaker: Joseph Thiel, Regent, Montana University System
11:30 AM - Presentation: From Missoula to Malaysia: One Student’s Trek to Global Leadership
Speaker: Jenifer Gursky, ASUM President, The University of Montana


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620