ILA Podcast

Global Leadership – Insights and Recommendations

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with Cynthia Cherrey

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We are at a fulcrum point in our history and in this unique time – we need effective global leadership. During this discussion we will discuss leadership from global and local perspective and explore the international leadership association and its contribution to the research and practice of international leadership. Cynthia lives and works at the intersection between research, teaching and the practice of leadership. Her passion is connecting each of these important disciplines to improve the outcomes for each. She will share her insights and answer some important questions: We need to think globally – what is driving the requirement and becoming a global society Diverse perspectives are required help address issues that require different points of view – how do we navigate the future? How do we become the change we create? What are the competencies? Is there a roadmap? How do you as listener get to make an impact? What is the ILA?

About the Guest

Cynthia Cherrey

Cynthia Cherrey, President and CEO of the International Leadership Association (ILA), a global network of leadership scholars, educators, and practitioners. Previously, Cynthia served as Vice President and Lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She publishes in the areas of leadership, organizational development, and higher education including co-authoring Systemic Leadership: Enriching the Meaning of our Work, co-editing ILA’s Building Leadership Bridges book series, and her most recent publication is Women and Leadership around the World (co-editor). She is a Fellow at the World Business Academy and a recipient of a J.W. Fulbright Scholarship.
Cynthia’s interests and research explore new ways to live, work, and lead in a knowledge driven, interdependent, global society. She consults and speaks to for-profit and non-profit organizations around the world on leadership and organizational change

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf brings 30 years of experience and success in the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology. A regular contributor to, Metcalf has authored an award-winning book series on leadership and is the Founder & CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute. She is the host of an Innovating Leadership, a weekly international podcast that hit the airways in July 2015. As an ILA Fellow, Maureen partners with the International Leadership Associate on a series of global leadership podcasts within the show.