Conversations in Leadership

“You need your own inspiration to turn your own impossible mission into something that is possible.”

 Since 2008, Tempe Leadership has been offering an opportunity for alumni and the general public to learn more about personal paths to leadership, including the challenges and rewards of leadership. Conversations in Leadership gives us the opportunity to discuss leadership with proven leaders.


Previous Conversations include:

2020: Former Attorney General, Grant Woods

2018: Tempe Chief of Police, Sylvia Moir

2012: Tempe’s Past and Future Mayors come together for a Conversation in Leadership with High Hallman & Mark Mitchell

2011: “Moving Forward” with Sybill Francis, Sherry Henry, Jeff Van Raaphorst

2010: Former Congressman Harry Mitchell,  Former Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano, Cox Communications Executive Ivan Johnson

2009: Arizona Speaker of the House Kirk Adams, Former Arizona State University Sun Devil Football Head Coach Frank Kush, Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor

2008: Former Congressman Harry Mitchell, ASU Athletic Director Lisa Love, Former APS CEO Bill Post