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The International Leadership Association Honors Hesselbein with Lifetime Achievement Award
Frances Hesselbein Recognized for Her Contribution to the Field of Leadership
NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 5, 2008: The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute announced today that Frances Hesselbein, Chairman of the Board of Governors and Founding President, will be presented with the International Leadership Association Lifetime Achievement Award in Los Angeles on November 15, at its 10th annual conference, Global Leadership: Portraits of the Past, Visions for the Future. Hesselbein is among a distinguished first ?class? of honorees recognized as part of the ILA?s new Legacy Project, "as instrumental in the founding of the discipline of leadership."
Mrs. Hesselbein will be inducted alongside a group of leadership trailblazers who have made significant and diverse contributions to the field of leadership. The honorees are Manfred Kets De Vries, Warren Bennis, and James MacGregor Burns as well as Bernard Bass and Joseph Rost who will be honored posthumously. Portraits of the honorees will be displayed on the newly-created Legacy wall at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland.
About the International Leadership Association
The International Leadership Association (ILA) is the global network for all those who practice, study and teach leadership. The ILA promotes a deeper understanding of leadership knowledge and practices for the greater good of individuals and communities worldwide. More information about the ILA can be found at www.ila-net.org.
About the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute?s mission is to strengthen the leadership of the social sector. Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Institute furthers its mission by providing social sector leaders with the essential leadership wisdom, inspiration and resources to lead for innovation and to build vibrant social sector nonprofit organizations. For additional information visit www.leadertoleader.org.
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