Emerging Leaders' Perspectives on Human Rights

Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido, President, JAHN; Harley Jones, Regional Disaster Officer, The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago; Elizabeth Powley, Executive Director, Heartland Alliance International; Kathryn Reilly, Director, Public Affairs, Aon; Aisha Sethi, Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Emerging Leaders' Perspectives on Human Rights by The Chicago Council

Members of the Council’s Emerging Leaders Class of 2016 will discuss how mental health services, social security, and health care are adapting to address 21st century needs. Each year the Council selects the best and brightest mid-career leaders in Chicago to join its Emerging Leaders Program. The program culminates with participants reporting on issues they identify as critical and sharing their findings and recommendations with Council audiences. This is the second of three presentations of reports from the Emerging Leader Class of 2016.

Report Topics
“Child Labor” by Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido
Urban Resiliency and Chronic Violence” by Harley Jones
“Post-Conflict Mental Health Services” by Elizabeth Powley
Retirement Systems in the EU” by Kathryn Reilly
Health Needs of Refugees” by Aisha Sethi

Speaker Bio


7:30 a.m.
Registration and breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Presentation and discussion

9:00 a.m.