Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota to Celebrate 10th Annual Hendrickson Forum

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The 2017 Hendrickson Forum, “What’s Next? Making Sense of a Global Economy,” will feature a keynote address from Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist.

2017 Hendrickson Forum
Over the past 10 years the Hendrickson Forum has become a venue for thought-provoking discussion on ethical leadership.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (http://www.smumn.edu) will host its 10th annual Hendrickson Forum in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The event will feature a keynote address from Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist.

“Over the past 10 years the Hendrickson Forum has become a venue for thought-provoking discussion on ethical leadership,” said Audrey Kintzi, Saint Mary’s vice president for development and alumni relations who leads the Hendrickson Forum. “We are grateful to be part of a business community that is home to some of the world’s most influential and ethical leaders.”

The 2017 Hendrickson Forum, “What’s Next? Making Sense of a Global Economy,” will feature a keynote address and Q&A session with Minton Beddoes. In her address, she will shed light on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and discuss the interplay of democracy, demography, technology, energy, and government policies as the ultimate drivers of economic change. The event is open to the public and general admission tickets are $50 per person, which includes lunch. Advance registration is required. More information and online registration is available at: http://www.smumn.edu/HendricksonForum.

Minton Beddoes will join a distinguished roster of former speakers: Jon Huntsman, Jr., James Stavridis, Sheila Bair, Ian Bremmer, Sue Gardner, Jacqueline Novogratz, Dr. Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, John Howard, and John Micklethwait. While the topics have varied by year, themes have centered on ethical business leadership in our increasingly global economy.

Julie Hendrickson, daughter of the Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership’s founder, says, “This event is a wonderful way to carry out my father’s legacy of ethical leadership. Learning is a lifelong process, and the conversations that take place at the Forum have a global impact. We’re pleased to mark this 10-year milestone and look forward to many more successful events in the years to come.”

About the Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership
The Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership is an educational enterprise of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and serves as an educational and transformational resource to the community. Founded in 1994 and located in Minneapolis on the Twin Cities Campus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, the institute serves both current and emerging leaders. It is an academic resource for Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and the community, and a forum for exploration of ethical issues. As part of its mission, the institute strives to provide programs that encourage and develop ethical, globally oriented leaders, offer integrative leadership models, promote ethical principles that are practical, and infuse leaders with an appreciation of spirituality and free enterprise. For additional information, visit http://www.smumn.edu/HendricksonInstitute.

About Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of leadership and service. At Saint Mary’s, students find in every classroom—whether in person or online—a relationship-driven, person-centered education. Through intense inquiry, students discover the truths in the world and the character within. Founded in 1912 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota enrolls 5,800 students at its residential undergraduate college in Winona and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, based in Minneapolis but extending worldwide. Saint Mary’s offers respected and affordable programs in a variety of areas leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates and specialist designations. Learn more at http://www.smumn.edu.

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