Lessons Learned in Leadership

APRIL 19, 2019

DR. ANGELA FRANKLIN, President, Des Moines University

11:45 am – 1:00 pm
PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Waveland Hall
4126 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines

$10 per person (payable at the door) — includes lunch

Dr. Angela Walker Franklin is an inspirational leader and author of her 2014 published memoir, An Unconventional Journey… An Unlikely Choice, which chronicles her journey to the college presidency at Des Moines University and lessons learned in leadership. She will discuss women leaders, principles of leadership, and promoting diversity.

Angela L. Walker Franklin, who became Des Moines University’s 15th president in the spring of 2011, is a native of McCormick, South Carolina and a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of Furman University. A licensed clinical psychologist, she completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Emory University, followed by a year-long clinical internship at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Franklin has worked in higher education for more than 25 years. Prior to her arrival at DMU, she held faculty and administrative positions at both Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Franklin has become actively involved in the Des Moines community, now serving on the boards of the Science Center of Iowa, Bankers Trust, The Greater Des Moines Partnership, The Harkin National Advisory Council, and the United Way of Central Iowa. She is also President-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and currently serves as the Chair of the Health Cabinet of the United Way of Central Iowa.

RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY TUESDAY, APRIL 16; email gro.a1553501181woiec1553501181naill1553501181ahtia1553501181fretn1553501181i@ofn1553501181i1553501181 or call 515.279.8715. PLEASE NOTE: When you make your reservation, we order a meal for you. If you are unable to attend, we must still pay for your meal. Payment for your reservation is very helpful and appreciated. Thank you!

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Crossroads is a monthly gathering of Interfaith Alliance of Iowa. An opportunity to learn, to participate in civil dialogue, and to discuss issues at the crossroads of religion and politics.