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Program Facilitators

ELATE at Drexel® will benefit from the contributions of experts from the fields of science, engineering, and beyond

Conversations on Leadership Panelists

Linda Abriola
Former Dean of Engineering
Tufts University

Gilda Barabino
Dean, Grove School of Engineering
The City College of New York

Fran Berman
Vice President for Research
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Elizabeth Cannon
President University of Calgary

Pamela Eibeck
President
University of the Pacific

Linda Katehi
Chancellor 
University of California, Davis 

Maria Klawe
President
Harvey Mudd College

Cherry Murray
Dean
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University

Laura Steinberg 
Special Assistant for Strategy, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation
Former Dean, LC Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science 
Syracuse University

Orlando L. Taylor
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Research
Fielding Graduate University

Learning Community Advisors

Susan Ambrose*
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
Northeastern University

Klod Kokini*
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs College of Engineering
Purdue University 

Career Consultants

Joseph Bordogna*
Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Engineering
University of Pennsylvania 

Barbara Eiser
President
Leading Impact, Inc.

Ferne Kuhn
Principal
Kuhn Consulting Group

Winnie Lanoix
Coaching Lead
Right Management

Teressa Moore Griffin
Founder and CEO
Spirit of Purpose™

Loretta Raider
Principal
Raider Consulting Group

Linda Wingate
Founding Principal
Wingate Consulting 

Workshop Facilitators

Nancy Aronson
Partner Arsht/Aronson

Nily Dan 
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
College of Engineering
Drexel University 

Mary Anne Delaney
Finance Curriculum Coordinator
International Center for Executive Leadership in Academics at Drexel University

Cindy DiBiasi
Owner and Communications Expert
3D Communications, LLC

Patricia Gallagher
Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Provost's Fellow in Sustainability
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Larry Goldstein
President
Campus Strategies, LLC

Ferne Kuhn
Principal
Kuhn Consulting Group 

Anne Litwin
President
Anne Litwin & Associates

Michele Marcolongo
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Translational Research
Associate Dean for Intellectual Property Development
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Drexel University 

Rick McKnight
Principal
McKnight-Kaney, LLC

Teressa Moore Griffin
Founder and CEO
Spirit of Purpose™ 

Sabina Nawaz
CEO Nawaz Consulting, LLC

Loretta Raider
Principal
Raider Consulting Group 

Jim Walters
Executive Leadership Coach and Organizational Consultant
QUAD2 Consulting

Graduation Speakers

Alice Gast (2012 ELATE Class) 
President
Lehigh University

Cherry Murray (2013 ELATE Class)
Dean
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University 

*Members of the ELATE Advisory Board