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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sustainability expert
keynote speaker for leadership summit

Darcy Winslow
Darcy Winslow

A pioneer in the sustainability movement will be the keynote speaker for the Ray Marvin Leadership Summit on Oct. 25. Darcy Winslow will discuss "Sustainable Inspiration -- Leading from the Edge" at 4 p.m. in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom.

Winslow spent more than 20 years with Nike where she held several leadership positions. She ran the women's apparel business and was the key leader in spearheading a major sustainability initiative, which made Nike a global leader in corporate social and environmental responsibility.

She is currently an executive-in-residence and senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, program director for Willamette University's Sustainable Enterprise Program, the founder of Designs for a Sustainable World Collective, and an adjunct faculty member with the Center for Creative Leadership.

The summit is made possible by alumnus Ray Marvin, who is the founding executive director of the National Association of Attorneys General and is a successful entrepreneur in the Washington, D.C., area.

The Ray Marvin Leadership Summit is sponsored by the BGSU Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, Office of Alumni and Development, and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

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Educators and students have an opportunity to share their ideas on teaching and modeling a more supportable approach to life.

"Perspectives on Sustainability: Collaboration in Higher Education in Northwest Ohio" will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow (Oct. 20) in 206 and 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

Organized by BGSU, the University of Toledo and other area colleges and universities, the day will focus on the themes of university and student initiatives, teaching sustainability, sustainability in the classroom and sustainability research.

For more information, see the site online.

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October 19, 2010