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Lessons on leading with character and candour

Feb 17, 2022

L-R: Erika Cheung and Margot Lee Shetterly

L-r: Erika Cheung and Margot Lee Shetterly

For the 9th Annual Leader Character & Candour Conference for HBA1 students, two guest speakers shared compelling messages about the importance of character and candour in their professional and personal lives.

Erika CheungErika Cheung

Erika Cheung was one of the key whistleblowers that reported Theranos – a Silicon Valley blood testing startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes – to health regulators.
Read the lessons from Erika Cheung


Margot Lee ShetterlyMargot Lee Shetterly

Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.
Read the lessons from Margot Lee Shetterly


The Leader Character & Candour Conference is hosted by the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership and also included a discussion of the Ivey case, Hidden Figures: Leadership Lessons from the Movie.