Sessions in this Series
Health Inequities Among Our Children - Judge Glenda Hatchett
Mark K. Shriver is President of Save the Children Action Network, which seeks to build bipartisan will and voter support to ensure that every child in the U.S. has access to high-quality early learning programs, and to end preventable maternal and child deaths worldwide. Shriver's career fighting for social justice in advocacy and service organizations, as well as elected office, has focused on advancing the right of every child to a safe and vibrant childhood. Shriver joined Save the Children in 2003 as Vice President for U.S. Programs and created the agency’s early childhood development, literacy, and health programs in the United States. Under his leadership, the programs expanded to 220 schools in 17 states, benefiting 165,000 children, including more than 400 children at four Head Start centers. He became President of the Save the Children Action Network in 2014 and leads a team of government relations, mobilization, political action, and communications staff.
The Corporate Challenge to Lead and Serve
Corporate leadership demands an enormous amount of responsibility Judge Hatchett will outline seven principles of leadership including the fact that leaders must first seek to serve, they cannot lead where they are not willing to go and they must lead with integrity, passion and compassion. Additionally recognizing that corporations are challenged to support, through their philanthropic activities, the communities they seek to serve. A graduate of Mt. Holyoke College and Emory University School of Law, where she was an Earl Warren Scholar, Judge Glenda Hatchett completed a prestigious federal clerkship in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia. She then spent nearly 10 years at Delta Air Lines, where she was the airline’s highest-ranking woman of color worldwide. As Senior Attorney, she represented Delta Air Lines in labor/personnel and antitrust litigation and commercial acquisitions. As Public Relations Manager, she supervised global crisis management and handled media relations for 50 U.S. cities as well as all of Europe and Asia. Hatchett also presided over the two-time Emmy nominated nationally syndicated show, Judge Hatchett, for 13 seasons (Sony Pictures Television). Judge Hatchett won a Prism Award for Best Unscripted Non-Fiction Series or Special for Television. Currently, she sits on the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons’ Board of Advisors, a position she has held since 2004, and serves as a consultant to the National Basketball Association on pressing legal and social issues.