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First Friday Series October 2022

Authentic Leadership

October featured a conversation between business leader, bestselling author and executive fellow Bill George and Dr. MayKao Hang, vice president and founding dean of the Morrison Family College of Health.

George and Hang discussed authentic leadership, including stories about how current and aspiring leaders can be true to their values and reach their full potential by leading with heart, passion, compassion, and moral courage.

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Bill George

Bill George is executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. The former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, George is the author of bestselling leadership books: Authentic Leadership, True North, Discover Your True North and 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis. His latest book, the Emerging Leader Edition of True North, was released on August 30.

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MayKao Hang

MayKao Y. Hang was appointed vice president and founding dean of the Morrison Family College of Health in the fall of 2019. Dr. Hang is a proven, values-based leader who is passionate about the well-being of underserved communities and a champion of addressing disparities.