Swattiesare renowned for being smart, articulate, outspoken, and passionate.Beyond campus however, a powerfully-delivered, well-honed argument isonly a small part of what it takes to succeed. Fromthe corporate world, to the art world, to activist groups and beyond,our ability to effectively work with others (often people with whom wehave little in common) will make or break us.
Inthe interactive workshop, \"Practicing the Craft of Cooperation,\"Swarthmore alums Noël Theodosiou '94 and Nazima Kadir '97 break down theskills and behaviours behind working with others.
Basedon a mix of research from behavioural sociology, psychology and our ownexperiences in companies, non-profits, and activist circles, Noël andNazima will teach the 4 key skills that, when well-practiced, lead tosuccessful cooperation. By participating in this workshop, you will bemore aware of the impact of your behavior on others both on-campus andin your post-Swarthmore professional life.
The workshop will be offered 3 different times including offerings over Spring break:
Friday, March 7 at 1:30pm-5:30pm (dinner included)
Saturday, March 8 at 10:00am – 2:00pm (lunch included)
Monday, March 10 at 10:00am – 2:00pm (lunch included)
Space is limited, so please sign up in Career Services (Parrish 135) by Wednesday, March 5.
About your presenters:
Noël Theodosiou, Founder–Luminous International Ltd; Class of 1994
Noëlhas two decades of experience working with the leadership teams ofglobal brands and businesses on customer understanding and innovation.She was a classical musician before becoming a management consultant,specializing in commercial strategy and working for leading firms inLondon and New York. Noël has facilitated corporate conversations aboutbusiness strategy, marketing and innovation, as well as led workshops onleadership development in USA, Europe, Asia, the Middle east, India andSouth Africa. She brings sensitivity to individuals, their voices andviews, in all her hard work.
Nazima Kadir, PhD–Anthropologist; Class of 1997
Nazimais an anthropologist with a PhD from Yale University. Originally a NewYorker, she’s lived and worked in a diversity of communities around theworld including the Middle East, Latin America, South Asia and mostrecently, Northwest Europe. Her doctoral work, a study of theorganization and hierarchy of squatters community in Amsterdam based onliving and working with them for 3 ½ years, was developed into atelevision sitcom and broadcast on Dutch TV. Nazima has taughtAnthropology at Yale and the University of Amsterdam, and brings uniqueperspective from her idiosyncratic experiences around the world.
*This workshop is sponsored by The Center for Innovation and Leadership.