Thank you for attending!
We value your feedback. Visit https://eval.dau.edu/jfe/form/SV_ePOtI66PnOCGn2K?EventID=1191 to access a short survey. A certificate will be e-mailed to you within 24 hours of completion. Use your organization’s process to request the CL points for this event.
Date: November 29, 2023
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)
Who Should Attend: Government, Military, and Industry at all levels who are DoD Acquisition and Engineering professionals, Small Businesses, Technology Providers
Speaker: Miriam C. Harris, Ph.D
Description: This engaging presentation is an insightful exploration of one's professional journey. Drawing from a successful 20-year career in federal service, the speaker will share her experiences and lessons learned, highlighting the transformative power of effective leadership, discovering purpose, consistent engagement, and inclusivity.
Attendees will gain valuable insight into key components of effective leadership, including skills necessary to motivate and inspire teams, navigate challenges, and drive positive change. Furthermore, they will gain a deep understanding of the profound impact that consistent engagement and inclusivity can have on individual and organization growth and success.
The presentation will delve into the speaker's journey of self-discovery, highlighting the importance of self-reflection, resilience, and embracing change. By sharing personal triumphs and challenges, the hope is to inspire others to embrace their own unique paths, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
In summary, the presentation offers a transformative experience, presenting and inspiring a narrative of professional growth and the impact of leadership and inclusivity. Attendees will leave with practical insights, tools, and a renewed sense of purpose to unlock their own potential and drive positive change within their organizations.
Contact: For registration or technical questions, please email: [email protected]
Organizer: Ken Carkhuff, DAU Small Business Learning Director
Mr. Carkhuff is responsible for leading the life cycle activities of assigned Small Business Professional (SBP) learning assets. He also serves as a professor for all instructor-led SBP courses. He was the first DoD acquisition professional to earn the new DoD Small Business Professional Credential in May 2021.
He is a retired naval officer and former SH-60B helicopter pilot with over 2500 flight hours. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (BS, Physical Science), the Naval War College (MA, National Security and Strategic Studies), the Naval Postgraduate School (MS, Contract Management) and Liberty University (EdS, Educational Leadership). He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.
Miriam C. Harris, Ph.D
Dr. Harris has been an advisor, facilitator, and mentor for more than 15 years. She has a great desire for all to succeed and excel. Her mission is to educate, encourage, and be a change agent, challenging individuals as well as organizations to look beyond, think deeply, and create empowerment on practical levels through engagement and inclusivity.