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First African American Army Surgeon General and Former Commanding General, US Army Medical Command
- Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
- US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
- US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
- Europe: $35,001 - $55,000*
- Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*
A trailblazer in female leadership, Lieutenant General (ret) Nadja West is the 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command. She is the first African American woman 3-star General in the Army’s history, the first African American Army Surgeon General, and currently the highest-ranking woman to ever graduate from West Point. West shares her story of grit, perseverance, strength, and breaking boundaries, even when faced with adversity. Taking audiences on her journey to becoming the Army’s first African American woman 3-star General, she motivates them to overcome challenges with self-belief, bravery, and balance. With more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership, crisis management, and disaster response – including crafting the DOD medical response to the Ebola crisis – West speaks expertly on leadership tactics to effectively lead teams through times of uncertainty and crisis.
Leading Experts on Global Trends and Strategy
Dr. Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang are world-revered experts on global trends and business strategy, and co-authors of the new book The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies Are Becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other’s Markets. A roadmap for understanding the business challenges and opportunities in China, Dr. Gupta and Wang’s new book breaks down how businesses should view and respond to shifting power centers and foreign policy strategies, as well as how organizations can prime themselves for global expansion and benefit from emerging markets.