11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ET

Lessons in Perseverance, Inclusion, and Overcoming Challenges from a Career as a Physician and Army General

Nadja West
First African American Army Surgeon General and Former Commanding General
US Army Medical Command

Lauren Foster, Moderator
Content Director, Professional Learning
CFA Institute

  • Lessons from a lifetime and career of overcoming obstacles
  • Thoughts on women and those of diverse backgrounds in STEM careers
  • Building organizational cultures where diversity can thrive
  • The significance of arming leaders with empathy