11 episodes

Lessons in Leadership is Leaders in Lowell's new leadership based podcast. Leaders in Lowell is a youth based nonprofit speaker series based in Lowell Massachusetts with a mission to: Educate, Inspire, and Connect the community.

This podcast will featured disucssions around topics of leadership, interviews with leaders, and audio from our past Leaders in Lowell events.

To learn more about who we are and what Leaders in Lowell is, visit leadersinlowell.org.

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Lessons in Leadership is Leaders in Lowell's new leadership based podcast. Leaders in Lowell is a youth based nonprofit speaker series based in Lowell Massachusetts with a mission to: Educate, Inspire, and Connect the community.

This podcast will featured disucssions around topics of leadership, interviews with leaders, and audio from our past Leaders in Lowell events.

To learn more about who we are and what Leaders in Lowell is, visit leadersinlowell.org.

    Jasmine Grace - Virtual Discussion Series

    Jasmine Grace - Virtual Discussion Series

    On September 10, 2020 Leaders in Lowell was joined by author and founder of Jasmine Grace Outreach, Jasmine Grace. A survivor of sex trafficking and drug abuse, Jasmine shared her powerful and moving story of recovery and success. She shared many resources as well as first hand takes on the best ways for us as a culture and community to support our most vulnerable members. Jasmine spoke on the shame survivors feel and the path to redemption as well as how we can alleviate that struggle. We hope you enjoy this talk as well as take some time to view the resources she shared below for victims as well as how communities of people can support survivors.

    This event was held virtually as a part of Leaders in Lowell's new "Virtual Discussion Series". This series is being held online as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 25 min
    Jim Peyser - Virtual Discussion Series

    Jim Peyser - Virtual Discussion Series

    On July 21st 2020 Leaders in Lowell was joined by Massachusetts Secretary of Education Jim Peyser for a wide ranging discussion on education. Over the course of the discussion Secretary Peyser spoke on the digital divide in low income communities, student loan debt, and more. Secretary Peyser also spoke about the effect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on our schools and students, as well as how the system will change as a result of the rise of distance learning. Speaking from his extensive experience in the Massachusetts Department of Education spanning from serving with Governors Weld, Swift, Romney, and Baker, he is an expert in his field and provides great insight into these important issues. We hope you enjoy the discussion.

    Visit leadersinlowell.org for more info about this event & our series. 

    • 37 min
    Corey Lewandowski - Virtual Discussion Series

    Corey Lewandowski - Virtual Discussion Series

    On May 28, 2020 Leaders in Lowell was joined by Mr. Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager for the Trump Campaign and a current Senior Advisor to President Trump and Vice President Pence. Touching upon both the lessons learned growing up in Lowell, MA, as well as his early career rising through the ranks in DC, Corey provided insight into the state of modern politics as well as a behind the scenes look at President Trump as a man and as a leader. Speaking on bipartisanship, Corey offered an insider's take at how we can all come together as a country in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent police brutality incidents. Regardless of your political views, this discussion was a fantastic inside look at one of Washington’s most prominent political operatives.

    Visit leadersinlowell.org for more info! 

    • 38 min
    Deval Patrick - Lessons in Leadership

    Deval Patrick - Lessons in Leadership

    On May 26 2020 Leaders in Lowell was joined by Deval Patrick, the 71st Governor of Massachusetts and former presidential candidate, for a discussion about his career, race relations, civic engagement, and more. Governor Patrick gave us insight into his early life growing up on the South Side of Chicago, and the lessons he learned that helped shape him into the leader he is today. From talking about the importance of mentors and compassionate leaders, to being the first black Governor of Massachusetts, our discussion with Governor Patrick provides timely insight into how citizens at all levels can participate in making their communities a better place through bipartisan leadership and involvement.

    Visit leadersinlowell.org for more info our Leaders in Lowell and our Virtual Discussion Series. 

    • 36 min
    Tara Setmayer - Virtual Discussion Series

    Tara Setmayer - Virtual Discussion Series

    Leaders in Lowell was joined by Tara Setmayer, a CNN Political Contributor and host of political podcast “Honestly Speaking”. Tara discussed her 25 year political career which has included working as Congressman Dana Rorbacher’s Communication Director, leading the charge to get two wrongly convicted Border Patrol agents sentence’s commuted, and working as a political commentator with numerous media organizations. Tara spoke on the current state of the political world and Republican Party under Donald Trump and how the party has strayed from true Conservatism. She also discussed her wish to see a return to the pre-Trump GOP when true conservative values and character were important. Her insightful commentary on everything from COVID-19 to criminal justice reform, Donald Trump, the media and more is timely, interesting, and important.

    You can find Tara's podcast "Honestly Speaking" wherever you listen to podcasts.

    This event was held as part of Leaders in Lowell's new "Virtual Discussion Series". Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot hold in-person events for the foreseeable future. In the meantime, we will be conducing a series of video interviews and discussions with prominent speakers and leaders. To learn more about Leaders in Lowell, please visit leadersinlowell.org.

    • 39 min
    Deborah Lee James - Virtual Discussion Series

    Deborah Lee James - Virtual Discussion Series

    On April 27, 2020 Leaders in Lowell had the honor of speaking with Deborah Lee James, the former Secretary of the Air Force. In this talk, Secretary James discussed her career and the lessons she has learned from years of experience in the national security field. She shared her knowledge on the most effective styles of leadership, overcoming adversity and her 5 step plan to do so, tackling sexual assault in the military, civic engagement, and much more. Her lessons, laid out clearly for anyone to follow, can be applied to not just the Pentagon, but any leader in everyday life.

    You can learn more about Secretary James in her fantastic book “Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success” here.

    This event was held as part of Leaders in Lowell's new "Virtual Discussion Series". Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot hold in-person events for the foreseeable future. In the meantime, we will be conducing a series of video interviews and discussions with prominent speakers and leaders. To learn more about Leaders in Lowell, please visit leadersinlowell.org.

    • 32 min

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