Creativity and innovation have long been hallmarks of Babson College’s focus on entrepreneurship, and the arts provide a space to explore the intersection of creative vision and entrepreneurial thought. Here at BabsonARTS, we always have a full slate of engaging performances, exhibitions, films, and conversations.
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Shakespeare and Leadership is a presentation of selected scenes from across Shakespeare’s works, performed by Boston’s best actors. The scenes act as springboards for CEOs and business leaders to discuss topics important to current issues in leadership and society. This year we will explore how leaders respond to the shifting questions around gender and power. This year we will explore how leaders are responding to issues around gender and power especially in light of national discussions around the #metoo movement. The scenes played will include Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, and Richard III.
Participants in the reading and discussion will include:
Martha Coakley, Former Attorney General of Massachusetts
David Friedman, Senior Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, Boston Red Sox
Dr. Kerry Healey, President of Babson College
Cheryl Yaffe Kiser, Executive Director, The Lewis Institute & Babson Social Innovation Lab
Joyce Linehan, Chief of Policy for Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Anita Walker, Executive Director, Mass Cultural Council
Dr. Lawrence P. Ward, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Babson College.
Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company