Hosted by UVA Darden DC Metro at the School's Washington, D.C., area facility, the Leadership Unscripted speaker series features top leaders who are creating meaningful impact in their fields and in the world. By engaging these leaders in candid conversations on a variety of thought-provoking topics, the series seeks to:
- Highlight: In its inaugural year, the series will focus on themes related to women and gender, including the challenges and strengths of women’s leadership and how creating more inclusive organizations and communities can improve business and society.
Inform: Speakers engage in candid conversations about the challenges and strengths of women’s leadership, as well as general leadership insights and industry expertise.
Inspire: Speakers offer advice to aspiring leaders and help them tap into their own purpose and path as future leaders.
This series is open to students, alumni, staff and faculty of the Darden School of Business and University of Virginia, as well as select members of the business community.
For more information, contact Laura Hennessey Martens, Director of Washington, D.C., Area Initiatives, at +1-434-243-9345 or
CEO, Case Foundation
Chairman, National Geographic Society
Case Foundation CEO, National Geographic Society Chairman and internet pioneer Jean Case shared some of her own transformational life experiences and advice to women leaders while discussing the importance of being bold and taking calculated risks.
CEO, Save the Children
Carolyn Miles, CEO of the global non-profit Save the Children, discussed the importance of investing in girls, the role of women in the developing world, and the ability of women and girls to create more equal and democratic societies.