(Buffalo, NY) – Barbara Kellerman, Ph.D., an expert on leadership and author ofFollowership: How Followers Are Creating Change and Changing Leaders, will speak at the Buffalo City Forum and buffet luncheon on Wednesday, September 16 at 12:15 pm. The FORUM takes place in the WNED studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo.
This community speaker series, open to the public, is produced by WNED-AM 970 and Leadership Buffalo and hosted by WNED-AM News Director Jim Ranney. The hour-long FORUM, which includes a question and answer session with the speaker, will be broadcast live (on WNED-AM and wned.org/news) beginning at 1 pm. (Attendees must be seated by 12:45 pm.)
Leadership Excellence magazine ranks Kellerman in the Top 15 on its list of “The 100 Best Minds on Leadership.” She speaks to audiences around the world and also shares her ideas weekly in her blog, “Political Animals” (http://Discussionleader.harvardbusiness.org). Currently the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Kellerman was the Founding Executive Director of the school’s Center for Public Leadership. She also wrote Bad Leadership: What It Is, How It Happens, Why It Matters in 2004.
This Buffalo City Forum event costs $20 ($15 for members of WNED or Leadership Buffalo). Advanced registration is encouraged; Walk-ins are welcome, but RSVPs must be received by Thursday, September 10 for lunch. Tickets are available from Leadership Buffalo [(716) 849-2626, ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org].
BUFFALO CITY FORUM is made possible by the support of lead sponsor Independent Health with additional support from Hunt Real Estate and M&T Bank.
Through WNED-AM 970 The Information Station, Classical 94.5/WNED, WNED-TV and ThinkBright TV, the member-supported WNED Buffalo/Toronto provides high quality programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Additional information about WNED can be found at www.wned.org.
Leadership Buffalo, established in 1987, is the premier independent leadership skills training program in Western New York. The not-for-profit corporation is committed to developing current and future leaders of Buffalo and Erie County by enhancing our social capital and helping leaders to lead from a common set of four core values: service, diversity, inclusion and openness to change.