Leadership and Ethics Week 2020

The Student Leadership and Ethics Board of the Bernstein Center hosted a series of interactive events that brought together distinguished speakers, academics, and students for Leadership and Ethics Week 2020. Our goal was to utilize their real-world experiences, expertise, and ideas to cultivate leadership, build character, and promote ethical decision-making in the Columbia Business School community. Please find below our event schedule that featured topics on the ethical implications of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to business and society.

Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Fireside Chat with Professor Todd Jick (video)
Monday, April 13, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Speaker: Todd Jick
, Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business Management; Bernstein Faculty Leader, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Ethics Fellow, Columbia Business School
Moderator: Nishant Panigrahi '21

Navigating the ‘New Normal’ Across Industries: EMBA Student Perspectives on COVID-19
Monday, April 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Speakers: Student-led discussion from the following industries - hospital management and pharmaceutical research, transportation, insurance, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and the arts.
Moderator: Amanda Pfabe '21

Documentary Screening & Discussion: American Factory
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Moderator: Shayla Campbell '20

Climate Finance & Policy in the COVID-19 Era with Professors Bruce Usher and Jason Bordoff (video)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Speakers: Bruce Usher
, Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise; Elizabeth B. Strickler '86 and Mark T. Gallogly '86 Faculty Director; Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Business School; Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice and Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

Pandemic Reporting: Journalistic Responsibilities & Media Impact During COVID-19 (video)
Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Lydia Ramsey
, Healthcare Correspondent, Business Insider;
Moderator: Michelle Ferber ’20

Finding Your Purpose Through Work: The Leadership Co-Curricular Series
Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Nell Derick Debevoise ’12,
Founder and CEO, Inspiring Capital

Philanthropy & Crisis Response (video)
Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Speakers: Melissa Berman
, President and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School; Chris Cardona, Program Officer for Philanthropy, Ford Foundation; and Anuar Juraidini, Program Officer, Citi Foundation
Moderator: Allison Kline '20

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