Thursday, September 19, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT.
The ability of Extension professionals to serve as leaders in the city is essential for linking the Extension mission with the unique aspects of metropolitan communities. This webinar provides an introduction to Leadership in the City, a competency-based curriculum designed to develop Extension professionals’ competencies in entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurial networking, and entrepreneurial innovation. Areas of focus include understanding the city leadership context for Land-Grant University/Extension professionals; developing a strategic partnership network and relationship management system; and advancing innovation and management focused on essential city leadership priorities.
As an Associate Professor with the Ohio State UniversityCollege of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Julie serves as the OSU Extension in the City Program Leader, Central Region Extension Director, and Associate Chair for the Department of Extension. Working with OSU since 1998, she holds a Ph.D. in Human and Community Resource Development and a MBA in Global Management. Her background includes working in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. Prior to working with OSU, she served as the executive director for an international trade association and a marketing manager for a worldwide nonprofit organization.