Diana Chapman Walsh, President Emerita of Wellesley College, will deliver this year’s Sonnabend Lecture on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Sherrill Library Room 350 on Lesley’s Brattle Campus, 99 Brattle Street, Cambridge, giving a talk titled, “Gentle Emissaries from a World of Possibility: When Leadership and Mindfulness Converge.”
A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Walsh writes, speaks and consults on higher education and leadership.
Her talk at Lesley will address the intersections of mindfulness and leadership in the context of higher education and the field of human services.
“Diana Chapman Walsh is one of the exemplary academic leaders of our time who challenges us to examine the life giving potency of trustworthy leadership and its role in higher education,” said Dr. Catherine Koverola, Dean of Lesley’s Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences.
The Sonnabend Lecture honors the memory of Elsa Sonnabend, former Chair of the Lesley University Board of Trustees. The Sonnabend Lecture brings to Lesley’s campus distinguished practitioners in the field of human services to work with Lesley’s students and faculty and enrich the academic community.
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please find more information and RSVP by clicking here.