Category Archives: Tri-Sector Leadership

What if leaders from business, government/policy, and the social sector had knowledge and expertise not just within their own fields, but across these other sectors as well? How might these leaders better address not only their own organizational challenges, but also complex social problems that span across sectors, if they were familiar with the language and tools of each other’s fields?

Past P3 Impact Award Winner, Microsoft, to Bring Internet Access to Two Million Rural Americans

By Laura Hennessey Martens
Recently, Microsoft announced plans to reach the 23.4 million rural Americans who currently to do not have access to the Internet, committing to provide broadband connectivity to two million under-served Americans over the next five years.
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The Value of a Tri-Sector Leadership Perspective: A Session with Shamina Singh, President of Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

By Lisa Stewart
Prior to becoming a student at the UVA Darden School, Catherine Melsheimer served as a staff member in Congress and worked on political campaigns. Now in her second year of the MBA program, Catherine is a member of … Continue reading

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Top Leaders, Students Discuss Global Challenges in Second Year of UVA Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows Program

Cross-sector leadership means being able to predict how those from other disciplines will approach a problem, understanding why they approach it that way, and being able to inform strategic decisions with knowledge of those other disciplines, according to Morgan Lingar, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Former Tri-Sector Leadership Fellow Rhett Ricard

As branding consultant and thought leader Simon Mainwaring once said:
“We need to develop and disseminate an entirely new paradigm and practice of collaboration that supersedes the traditional silos that have divided governments, philanthropies and private enterprises for decades and replace … Continue reading

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An Interview with Former Tri-Sector Leadership Fellow, Mint Kanokrat Namasondhi

What do some of our world’s most complex problems have in common? (Think natural disaster relief or global climate change, for example). For starters, these types of challenges cannot be adequately addressed without engaging and collaborating across multiple sectors – … Continue reading

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Darden 2015 Business in Society Conference Highlights Public-Private Partnerships

The Darden School’s Business in Society Conference is an annual event that brings together a diverse audience of students, community members and business leaders to discuss the role of business in providing lasting value in an increasingly complex global society. … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Why the National Debt Defines the Future for Millennials

Guest post by Elizabeth Brightwell, University of Virginia Class of 2013, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Participating in a year-long, trailblazing course on the national debt was the capstone of my academic career. Our professor, Renaissance woman Mary Margaret Frank, … Continue reading

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Senator Warner visits Darden, meets with IBiS elective class

On January 21st, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) spent the afternoon at the Darden School of Business, meeting with administrators, faculty, and students as part of a trip to the region.  In particular, he met with IBiS Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank‘s students who … Continue reading

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Frank provides insight on national debt

 
The Generational Equity Tour is a nationwide series of public engagement events presented by The Can Kicks Back, a non-partisan and millennial-led campaign to defeat the national debt.  The Tour came to the University of Virginia on October 28th.  The screening of … Continue reading

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