Data Driven Leadership
Tihara Richardson, Program Faculty;
Melissa Schigoda, City of New Orleans;
Jessica Shedd, Assistant Provost for Assessment and Institutional Research, Tulane University;
Lamar Gardere, Executive Director at The Data Center
This panel will discuss the role of data in civic sector organizations broadly. What is data literacy and what does this concept mean at the organizational and individual levels? How should organizations collect, store, and manage data to be responsive to citizen and customer needs?
Morning Coffee Break
Public Administration Practice: Contemporary Perspectives
Brian McNamara, Program Faculty;
Angel Wright-Lanier, Executive Director, Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration;
Neil Kleiman, Program Faculty
What does it mean to be a public administrator in an era of cross-sector governance? How can modern public administrators balance efficiency, effectiveness, and social equity concerns?
Depart for Lunch at Cafe Reconcile
Sit-down lunch with staff presentation on the history and mission of the organization.
Nonprofit and Philanthropy Panel
Halima Leak Francis, Program Director;
Andy Kopplin, President and CEO, Greater New Orleans Foundation;
Flozell Daniels, President and CEO, Foundation for Louisiana
What is the nonprofit/philanthropy sector? How does one pursue a career in this field? How do organizations in this space define and deliver public value?
Ross will present on his economic development research for our program and speak about his economic development career.
Bus Return to Hotel