MAAC Deputy Commissioner Jessica Grasso and University of North Texas Executive Senior Associate AD for Leadership and Culture Development/SWA Jessie Gardner sit down with ADU’s Tai M. Brown at the 2023 Women Leaders Convention to reflect on the evolution of their respective leadership philosophies and how they seek to impact future generations of leaders. Gardner shares her “People, Passion, Purpose” leadership statement and the impact of mentors on her growth in the industry. Grasso explains her “Leading Beyond The W” philosophy, emphasizing the importance of the behind-the-scenes work that goes into leading a department or conference office. The trio also discuss the trickle-down effect of leadership, leading by example and operating from a big picture perspective.
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