MIT Lincoln Laboratory 70th Anniversary Virtual Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten
Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pmVirtual Event
Join us via Zoom on 22 July at 2:00 pm for the MIT LL 70th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture “The Antidote to the ‘SheCession:’ Reinvigorating Women in the Workforce Post-COVID with Everyday Leadership,” presented by Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten.
Dr. Wooten, a seasoned academic and an expert on organizational development and transformation, is the ninth president of Simmons University. She is the first African American to lead the University.Specializing in crisis leadership, diversity and inclusion, and positive leadership, Dr. Wooten is an innovative leader and prolific author and presenter. She came to Simmons from Cornell University, where she was the David J. Nolan Dean and Professor of Management and Organizations at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Prior to that, she served on the faculty of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business for nearly 20 years.Dr. Wooten is the author of two books, nearly 30 journal articles, and more than 15 book chapters. She holds a BA degree from North Carolina A&T State University where she was valedictorian, an MBA degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a doctorate from the University of Michigan. In addition, she received a Certificate in Advanced Educational Leadership from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
Dr. Wooten is married to David Wooten, a chaired marketing professor at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. They have two children, Justin and Jada.