Continuing the Fight for Our Civil Rights in the 21st Century featuring Laura Murphy of the ACLU
May 5, 2014
Hosted by Kate Ebner
Growing up in Baltimore as the youngest child in a family prominent in the civil rights movement and local politics, Laura Murphy witnessed many of her family members run for election- and lose. She decided at a young age that she would carry on their legacy by influencing lawmakers rather than run for office herself. Today, Laura directs the Washington office of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU,) influencing Congress and the White Office on policy matters related to civil and human rights. As a leading lobbyist, Laura advances the civil rights’ perspective on issues such as marriage equality, women’s rights, voting rights, criminal justice and First Amendment issues. If you thought the struggle for civil rights lives only in history books, tune in on May 5 to learn how Laura Murphy continues to fight for Americans’ liberties today.
Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life
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Top leadership coach and change guru Kate Ebner teaches leaders in business, education, government and non-profits how to create compelling and inspiring visions that lead to extraordinary results and outcomes. Each week on “Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life,” Kate introduces you to the amazing visionaries who are shaping our future. She’ll show you how to create your own motivating leadership vision – and how to make it real. Discover the simple, yet powerful steps that add up to a great vision and an extraordinary life. Explore how real visionaries are using vision to drive exceptional results. Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life features guests who open our eyes to new possibilities and whose stories inspire. Tune in and learn how and why to create your own vision. Join Kate for practical tips, wisdom, and knowledge that will take your leadership and your life to a new level.
Top leadership coach Kate Ebner invites people to be visionary. Founder of The Nebo Company, a leadership consultancy based in Washington, D.C., Kate teaches leaders how to use vision as a powerful and practical tool for manifesting the important changes they want to see. Kate works with senior executives and teams at Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, social entrepreneurs and government agencies who are leading significant change, helping them to thrive in their careers and find greater fulfillment and satisfaction in life.
Kate specializes not only in how to create, live and lead from vision, but also how to make it real through effective implementation. She gained more than two decades of firsthand experience in envisioning, leading and implementing major change while serving as a dean at Middlebury College and as senior vice president of an international strategy consulting firm. Her own journey from executive to master coach is a story of vision and personal transformation. As faculty and co-director of Georgetown University's Leadership Coaching program, Kate authored of "Coaching for Leverage,” a chapter in On Becoming a Leadership Coach. Kate Ebner is frequently quoted in publications and speaks at conferences about leadership, vision, and empowerment.