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University to host leading advocate for National Financial Literacy Month

 

DAVENPORT, IA, April 8, 2011—Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, will host a webinar on April 12, from 7 – 8 p.m. (EST), featuring John Hope Bryant, a member of President Obama’s Council on Financial Capability; founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE; and author of the best-selling book, Love Leadership.

Bryant, an authoritative advocate for the eradication of poverty in America, has been cited by the past five sitting U.S. presidents for his work to empower low-income communities across America. ew Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), is aimed at today’s new leaders and outlines Mr. Bryant’s five laws for love-based leadership.HisDoing well by doing good

• The five laws of love-based leadership
• What it means to be a philanthropic entrepreneur in today’s economic climateBryan’t His book, Love Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World outlines Bryant’s five laws for love-based leadership, including the role of financial literacy in transforming America’s competitive edge, doing well by doing good, lessons learned from serving as a U.S. presidential advisor, and what it means to be a philanthropic entrepreneur in today’s economic climate. 

Bryant, who serves on the board of advisors for Kaplan University’s School of Business and Technology, will focus his discussion on leadership and financial empowerment. His appearance kicks off the University’s Visionary Voices initiative, which will feature inspirations, life lessons and career-specific advice from accomplished professionals and industry experts.

“The Visionary Voices webinar series is a way for the University to provide our community with unique access to true leadership and powerful thinking,” said Gregory Marino, president of the Kaplan University Group. “Mr. Bryant’s leadership and vision firmly support our commitment to student and alumni success.” 

The webinar is free and open to the public. 

To register, visit http://khe.acrobat.com/ss15bryant/event/registration.html.  

To attend the webinar, click http://khe.acrobat.com/ss15bryant/event/login.html.

 

About Kaplan University

Kaplan University offers a different school of thought for higher education. It strives to help adult students unlock their talent by providing a practical, student-centered education that prepares them for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University, which has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Kaplan University has more than 125 academic programs and offerings, and serves more than 65,000 online and campus-based students. The University has 11 campuses in Iowa, Nebraska, Maryland and Maine, and Kaplan University Learning Centers in Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri and Florida.

 

Kaplan University is part of Kaplan Higher Education, which serves more than 95,000 students online and through more than 70 campus-based schools across the United States and abroad. Kaplan Higher Education schools offer a spectrum of academic opportunities, from certificates and diplomas to graduate and professional degrees, including a juris doctor degree. Kaplan Higher Education is part of Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), and its largest and fastest-growing division. For more information about Kaplan University, visit www.kaplanuniversity.edu.

 

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