Jane Alexandre ’11 (GSLC, PhD) was a Selected Scholar of the Women in Dance Leadership 2018 conference held in New York City. Dr. Alexandre’s paper presentation titled “Women Leading Dance: Theory into Practice” explored change and forward movement through performance, choreography, teaching, writing, organizing, directing and more. Dr. Alexandre is an independent dance artist and Editor of The DancerCitizen, an online, open-access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal exploring the work of socially engaged dance artists
PhD in Leadership and Change student Alicia Wargo recently participated in the National Summit for Courageous Conversations on Race, held in Washington, DC. Her session, “Abolishing Whiteness in Educational Spaces,” highlighted her expertise in equity-focused education, which supports school leaders and teams to serve young people through an anti-racist lens. Wargo is the Program Director of Leadership Development for the School Empowerment Network, where she brings her decades of experience in the field of education to create thriving schools and caring communities.