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Emerging Leaders Program January Information Session

PAST EVENT
Roundtable
Former Emerging Leaders shared insights on their experiences in the program and answered questions from potential applicants.
Emerging Leaders Class of 2020 talk during a meeting
Jan
13
Speakers
Jennifer Petersen
Allison Tingwall
Abizer Zanzi
Event Date

About this Event

Learn more about the Council's Emerging Leaders Program, selection criteria, and application and selection process for the Emerging Leaders Class of 2022. Former Emerging Leaders Program participants will join for this session, sharing their insight on their experience in the program and answering questions from potential applicants. 

About the Speakers
Assistant Director, Next Generation
Council expert Jennifer Petersen
Jennifer Petersen serves as the assistant director of next generation at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Council expert Jennifer Petersen
Allison Tingwall
Principal, Curie High School
Allison Tingwall headshot
Allison Tingwall is an alumnus of the Council’s Emerging Leaders Program (class of 2019) and is the principal of the third largest school in Chicago. Since she joined as principal in 2015, Curie High School has seen a reduction in on-campus fights and in arrests and an increase of freshmen on-track and in college enrollment.
Allison Tingwall headshot
Abizer Zanzi
Assistant United States Attorney US Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Indiana
Abizer Zanzi Headshot
Abizer Zanzi is an alumnus of the Council’s Emerging Leaders Program (class of 2020) and is an assistant US attorney for the Northern District of Indiana. He leads investigations and criminal prosecutions involving public corruption, human trafficking, terrorism, cybercrime, health care fraud, and child exploitation, and serves on the district’s public corruption task force and as the human trafficking coordinator.
Abizer Zanzi Headshot
A member of the Emerging Leaders Program asks a question during an event
Emerging Leaders Program Each year, we select 20 high performing, mid-career professionals from across Chicago's business, civic, and academic sectors to participate in this leadership development program and deepen their skills and experience analyzing global issues and policies.