2013 Keith Krach Leadership Lecture Series
A Global Perspective on Leadership: Conversation with Beth Brooke
Join us for the 2013 Keith Krach Leadership Lecture Series
Keynote speaker Beth A. Brooke
1981 BSIM, Krannert School of Management
2012 HDR, Krannert School of Management
Thursday, February 7th at 7:30 PM
This event is FREE and students are encouraged to attend.
Light refreshments served immediately following in the Loeb Playhouse lobby.
About Beth Brooke
Beth A. Brooke is Global Vice Chair - Public Policy at Ernst & Young and is a member of the firm's Global Executive Board. Beth has public policy responsibility for the firm's operation in 140 countries and interacts frequently with regulators, policymakers, and capital market stakeholders. In addition, she has global responsibility for the firm's Diversity and Inclusiveness efforts. She has been named five times to the list of Forbes "World's 100 Most Powerful Women," and was named 2009 Woman of the Year by Concern Worldwide.
During the Clinton Administration, she worked for two years in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she was responsible for all tax policy matters related to insurance and managed care. She played important roles in the healthcare reform and Superfund reform efforts.
Throughout her career, Beth has been actively engaged in numerous civic and business organizations. She is a member of the inaugural class of the Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and the Committee of 200. She serves on the boards of Vital Voices, the Committee for Economic Development, the Partnership for Public Service, and TechnoServe. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Aspen Institute, the Women's Leadership Board of the Kennedy School at Harvard, and the Women's Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum. Beth serves on the board of the Thunderbird School of Global Management as well as the public policy advisory councils for Georgetown University and Indiana University. She is also a member of the U.S. delegation to the 53rd and 54th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and serves as a Pathways Envoy for the U.S. State Department. Beth also serves on the International Council on Women's Business Leadership led by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
See also: Forbes, Power Women, August 2012