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I Am Because You Are - Building a Sense of Community | Dr. Patrice McClellan | TEDxWayPublicLibrary
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Ubuntu is a South African term which means "I am because you are". Hear Dr. Patrice McClellan, Director of the Masters in Organizational Leadership Program at Lourdes and a Toledo 20 under 40, discuss the importance of recognizing the humanness in each other and building a sense of community.

Dr. Patrice A. McClellan is Associate Professor of Business and Leadership and Director of the Masters of Organizational Leadership program at Lourdes University. Prior to joining Lourdes University in 2009, Dr. McClellan was a member of the faculty at Miami University of Ohio where she oversaw curriculum development for Miami's Wilkes Leadership Institute and served as Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

Her research focuses on leadership education, developing culturally competent leaders and organizational change strategies. Dr. McClellan has published works in various journals and is also co-author of most recent book titled." Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of Black Women Activists.”

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