The inaugural International Forum took place virtually on Tuesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 11, 2021. Over 200 participants from countries around the world joined us across both days for meaningful discourse and collaborative thinking. Thank you to those who participated.
A more detailed summary will be featured in the next issue of the Alumnae Bulletin. Information on future International Forum events will be released here, so we encourage you to check back regularly for updates!
2021 Virtual International Forum Special Guests:
The Rt. Hon. Baroness (Lindsay) Northover MA'78, PhD'81
is the Liberal Democrats’ House of Lords Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs. She is also the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Angola and Zambia. She was a Minister in the Department for International Development, and Minister for Africa, and served in other Departments in the Coalition Government, 2010-15. She is a member of the Advisory Council of the foreign affairs institution, Wilton Park, a Council member of the Royal African Society, an Honorary Associate Professor at Imperial College’s Institute of Global Health Innovation, a former Council Member of the Overseas Development Institute, and a former Trustee of the Malaria Consortium, and UNICEF UK. Her first degree is from Oxford University in modern history and her M.A. and Ph.D. were in the history and philosophy of science in a joint programme between Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania.
Amy Hsu '94 is the Global CEO of RSI. She joined RSI in 2003 and assumed the executive leadership role in 2014. Under her leadership, Hsu has expanded RSI’s product scope and strategic relationships with leading global brands such as lululemon and Under Armour and continues to position the company for rapid growth. Her emphasis on lean manufacturing, digitization and analytics, product innovation and sustainability has transformed the RSI into a highly agile and innovative company. Previously, Hsu worked in the financial services sector, including Clemente Capital, Crimson Capital, and CTBC Bank. Hsu holds a Bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and an M.B.A. from Boston College.
Eleanor Tabi Haller-Jorden '81 is the President and CEO of The Paradigm Forum GmbH (TPF), a global consultancy and think tank operating at the intersection of social justice and workplace innovation. TPF works with forward-thinking corporate, governmental and academic partners to translate strategy, communication and experience-based learning into positive organizational change.
Previously, Haller-Jorden held the position of Senior Vice President Global Learning Strategies at Catalyst, where she designed cutting-edge initiatives to promote organizational inclusion and innovation in diverse cultural contexts. As General Manager of Catalyst Europe (CE) upon its founding in 2006, she worked with distinguished European corporate and academic members, as well as governments, to establish its reputation as an effective and agile strategic partner.
Prior to Catalyst, Haller-Jorden founded The Paradigm Group, an international consultancy noted for its research capabilities and programs in workplace design and cross-cultural management. She has held the positions of Officer at J.P. Morgan; Lead Partner at HNC Consulting; Executive Director at The Learning Labs; and Founder of the Public Policy Centre in Philadelphia (US).
Haller-Jorden attended Princeton University as an advanced standing scholar and Bryn Mawr College, where she earned her B.A. magna cum laude in history. She was named a Sage Fellow in Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University. She holds an M.Sc. in industrial relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.