You are cordially invited to a special event in our annual Fall Exchange series, featuring Professor Linda Ginzel.


Online Webinar
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Join us in conversation with the driving force of the Chicago Booth grassroots leadership effort, Booth's award-winning Clinical Professor of Managerial Psychology, Linda Ginzel. Booth alumni will have a change to voice our feedback to Professor Ginzel's on how we are using her new workbook, Choosing Leadership, in this endeavor to build better leaders. Be inspired as Chicago Booth alumni add this new workbook into our toolkit, aiding us to support and elevate successful leaders within our community. Let's learn from one another how we are cultivating leaders while exploring our viewpoints on what is leadership, and more precisely, what it takes to lead.

Prior to the event, please review the intro video and the seven short videos under the resources tab at to learn about the Chicago Booth grassroots leadership effort. At this site, you will find additional content and insights from Professor Linda Ginzel.

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Participation is limited.

Deadline: 11/20/2019

Speaker Profiles

Professor Linda Ginzel (Speaker)
Clinical Professor of Managerial Psychology, Chicago Booth

Linda E. Ginzel has been on the Chicago Booth faculty since 1992. She specializes in negotiation skills, managerial psychology and executive development. Recent interest is focused on what she terms Leadership Capital: the courage, wisdom and capacity to decide when to manage and when to lead. In 2000 President Clinton awarded her a President's Service Award, the nation's highest honor for volunteer service directed at solving critical social problems. She is also the two-time recipient of the James S. Kemper Jr. Grant in Business Ethics.

Ginzel is the co-founder of Kids In Danger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety. She also served as director of the Consumer's Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports. She is a charter member of the Association for Psychological Science, as well as a member of the Academy of Management.

Ginzel received her bachelor's degree with distinction and Summa Cum Laude in psychology from the University of Colorado in 1984. She studied experimental social psychology at Princeton University where she earned a Master's degree in 1986 and a PhD in 1989. While working on her PhD, she also worked as senior consultant in training and development for Mutual of New York's Group Pensions and Operations Center. Ginzel has taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She received the 2011 Faculty Excellence Award, the Inaugural Global Hillel Einhorn Teaching Award in 2013 and was named an Impact Professor by the class of 2014.


Sheila Long, '05 
CBWN Chair - Fall Exchange Events

Other Information

Since 2002, the Chicago Booth Women's Network (formerly known as the Chicago Women in Business Alumnae Network) is the worldwide organization of women graduates of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Our mission is to support our alma mater, facilitate a global alumnae network online and in person, and support women in business worldwide. Visit our web site.