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Dickinson Presents Presidential Dialogues: Lessons in Leadership

Portrait of Joanne Adebayo and John E. Jones III.

Joanne Adebayo '21 and John E. Jones III '77, P'11. Photo of Adebayo courtesy of Ernest Entsie '21.

Interim President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11, will kick off the new Presidential Dialogues series Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m., with a discussion with Joanne Adebayo ’21, partnership marketing coordinator at L.L.Bean. Their conversation, which will be held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium and be available via livestream, will focus on how Dickinson prepared Adebayo for her career and continues to shape her future and leadership goals.

Presidential Dialogues is a discussion series that highlights stories and lessons from Dickinsonians at various stages in their career journeys. The program is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and co-sponsored by the Office of the President. It is also part of the Clarke Forum’s Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty Series.

Adebayo, who came to Dickinson from Princeton, New Jersey, has a B.A. in international business & management with a concentration in social innovation & entrepreneurship and is a Young Alumni Trustee. At Dickinson she was a recipient of the Grant D. Fryling ’04 Memorial Prize for International Business, co-founder and board member of the Women of Color Summit, presidential fellow, co-manager of the Innovation Competition @ Dickinson, president of Dickinson Christian Fellowship, residential advisor and writing tutor.

More information about this event is available on the Clarke Forum's website.



Published September 20, 2021