On September 28, 2018, Peabody School students in grades 6-8 will participate in the inaugural launch of the school’s Leadership Academy, a new initiative being piloted with middle school students this year. Students will attend a Leadership Conference, hosted at the school, entitled “How to Be a Changemaker.”  On the agenda are the following speakers, whom we are thrilled to welcome to Peabody!

    • Keynote Speaker: Bobby Parmar, Darden School of Business at UVA Professor of Ethics
      • Topic: “Making a Positive Difference in Your Community.”
    • Kirsten Gelsdorf, Director of Global Humanitarian Policy at Batten School of Leadership
      •  Topic: “What it means to be a Humanitarian”
    • Dan Rosensweig, President and Chief Executive Officer for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
      • Topic: “Serving Community Needs with Non-Profit Organizations”
    • Kelli Palmer, Director of Corporate Citizenship, CFA Institute
      • Topic: “Philanthropy 101: Giving to Your Community”
    • Holly Hatcher, Philanthropic Advisor
      • Topic: “Turning Your Passion into Results”
    • Marci Ledlow, Faculty member, Federal Executive Institute, Leadership for a Democratic Society
      • Topic: “Learning to Lead”