Monthly Archives: December 2012

CESR Hosts Social Entrepreneurship Speaker

Former Goldman Sachs partner Connie K. Duckworth transformed herself from an investment banker to a social entrepreneur who invests in human potential. Her organization, ARZU, means “hope” in Dari and empowers destitute women weavers in rural Afghanistan.  As pro bono … Continue reading

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CESR Donor Practices CSR in Sports World

Leeds’ graduate Chris Fenton has a dream job in the sports world as the Season Ticket Service Coordinator for Spurs Sports & Entertainment in San Antonio, Texas.  Although he’s more than three years out of school and busy building his … Continue reading

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Top Traits CEOs Look for in Employees

According to the 2012 Global IBM CEO Study of 1,700 CEOs Worldwide, CEOs are trying to attract and develop certain employee traits at their companies. According to the study, CEOs desire above all, leaders with strong ethics and values.   … Continue reading

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Young Leeds Alumnus Helps Implement CSR in India and Moldova

Leadership Challenges graduate Keith Johnson, BA Finance, 2009, has an important role with NEERMAN, an NGO in India which monitors and evaluates international aid projects with specific subject matter expertise in water, environmental and hygiene issues. NEERMAN applies its expertise … Continue reading

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