TALK: Leading the Eleanor Roosevelt Way

Using vignettes and biographical details, author Robin Gerber will discuss how Eleanor Roosevelt's actions provide inspiration for today's leaders.
When Sep 26, 2013
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville
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Contact Phone 502-852-8811
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Book Cover In recognition of Eleanor Roosevelt's rise to First Lady 80 years ago, the McConnell Center has invited author and historian Robin Gerber to discuss how Roosevelt's life provides inspiration for today's leaders.

This free, public discussion marks the second of four events in the McConnell Center's 2013 "Milestones of the 20th Century: Democracy in America" public lecture series.

About the Lecturer

Prior to becoming an author, Robin Gerber practiced labor law in Washington, DC, and worked on Capitol Hill. She has studied and written about leadership development since 1975. Gerber's most recent book is "Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her."

Additional Information

The event will be held in Chao Auditorium, located on the lower level of the University of Louisville'sEkstrom Library (link includes parking information).

About the McConnell Center

The non-partisan McConnell Center offers this event to the public free of charge. The Center's public lecture series was established to assist Kentucky citizens develop a better understanding of the American Constitution and American history and to encourage open and free discussion of perennial concerns that inform contemporary politics.