The Springfield Public Forum has announced its 2018 fall speaker series, bringing talks on leadership, diplomacy and political civility to Springfield’s Symphony Hall. The talks, which are free and open to the public, will feature former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 presidential candidate Carly Fiorina; former U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns; and CNN political commentators Alice Stewart and Bakari Sellers. The Springfield Public Forum has taken its mission as a nonpartisan, independent promoter of educational dialogue seriously since its founding in 1935, Executive Director Michelle Morash said in an interview. “The tagline we use is arrive curious and leave inspired,” Morash said. “We try to present different perspectives to encourage understanding of issues that affect us all.” Fiorina’s talk, titled “Redefining Leadership,” is provided by platinum sponsor MassMutual. It will take place on Sept. 27 and focus on how people can become more effective leaders and solve problems, Morash said. Burns, who is currently Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, will discuss the future of diplomacy on Oct. 16, drawing on his years of experience as a career U.S. diplomat. “As foreign affairs and U.S. diplomacy is in the news daily, we felt… Read full this story
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