Indira Samarasekera and Martha Piper were the first female presidents of two of Canada’s largest and most respected research universities and directors of some of the nation’s largest market cap companies. Throughout their careers they faced challenges, took risks and embraced new opportunities, all while having the nerve to lead.
Join Chancellor Peggy Garritty for an intimate conversation with Indira Samarasekera, President Emeritus, University of Alberta and Martha Piper, President Emeritus, University of British Columbia, as they speak about their new book, Nerve: Lessons on leadership from two women who went first. They will share personal and professional stories, offering guidance for leaders of every age and at every stage of their career.
This event is presented in partnership with LitFest, Canada's Original Nonfiction Festival.