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Ascend Speaker Series

The Leadership Mindset: Cultivating the Leader Within

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Event Details:

Date Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Chick-fil-A Support center, 5200 Buffington Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349

Admission: Open to the public

Attire: Business casual


Please join us as Chick-fil-A hosts dinner and Ascend Leaders' Speaker Series topic of “The Leadership Mindset: Cultivating The Leader Within” with Avina Gupta, Senior Principal of Leadership Development. Please register here to reserve your space for dinner and for access to the campus.

Event Agenda:

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Check-in and registration, meal
6:30 PM - 6:50 PM - Welcome and Introductions
6:50 PM - 7:30 PM - Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker

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Avina Gupta

Senior Principal of Leadership Development 

Avina serves as Senior Principal of Leadership Development at Chick-fil-A. She is a trusted advisor to Chick-fil-A’s senior leaders and works primarily with our Officers and Executive Committee. Her focus includes leadership strategy, leadership development and pipeline planning. Avina is an Organizational Psychologist by training and earned a PhD from Columbia University in New York City. Prior to Chick-fil-A, Avina consulted for Deloitte’s Human Capital practice and served as a founding partner at Springpoint Partners, a boutique consulting firm based in New York City. She has held teaching posts at Webster University Vienna, The Mailman School of Public Health and The Columbia Business School. Born and raised in Canada, she is fluent in Hindi and has working proficiency in both German and French.

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