Speakers For the Upcoming December 1st, 2018 Event
Before coming to the University of Virginia, Mrs. Sutton-Wallace received her Masters of Public Health degree from Yale University. After serving as Senior Vice President for Hospital Operations of Duke University, she became the CEO of the University of Virginia hospital in 2014. Since then she has been named a "Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare" by Modern Healthcare and has lead the hospital to become the number one ranked hospital in Virginia by US News & World Report.
Jerry White is a Professor at UVA who teaches a popular course on Religion, Violence and Strategy – How to Stop Killing in the Name of God. He is also the CEO of Global Impact Strategies, a technology firm helping leaders make wiser decisions faster. White is known for leading high-impact campaigns, three of which led to international treaties: the Landmine Ban Treaty, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and the Cluster Munitions Ban Treaty. He shares in the 1997 Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. White served for three years under President Obama as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State to launch the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. As a Senior Ashoka Fellow, White has mentored hundreds of social entrepreneurs from over sixty countries. He wrote a book about how war victims become survivor-leaders in Getting Up When Life Knocks You Down. White graduated from Brown University, has an MBA from the University of Michigan and Honorary Degrees from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Caledonia University
Robert Q. Berry is the president of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics and professor at the University of Virginia Curry school. He was twice named the teacher of the year in Virginia. His research is primarily in transforming mathematics education to better connect with students and exploring interactions between technology and mathematics education. Robert Q. Berry III received his Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University, his master’s degree from Christopher Newport University, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.