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UMB President Perman to Leaders of Tomorrow: “We Can’t Wait To See What You’ll Do”

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Dr Jay A. Perman delivered a keynote address at GapSummit 2017, here are some of the key takeaways posted on UMB News.


Dr Jay Perman and UMB grads LoT Ben Portney, and organising team members Dr Kamalika Saha and Dr Andong Nkobena.

Diversity and interprofessionalism were among the key topics addressed by University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President Jay A. Perman, MD, in a keynote address given at an international summit of biotechnology entrepreneurs.

“First, I must say how incredibly honored I am to be here today, in the company of such dynamic scholars and entrepreneurs — tomorrow’s global leaders, tomorrow’s innovators, disrupters, and problem-solvers,” Perman said June 9 at GapSummit 2017 held in Washington, D.C., in partnership with the host, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. “Never have I stood in front of a group of people and been so confident that I will see them again on the world stage sharing their revolutionary ideas and transforming how we approach the most pernicious problems before us.”

You are here because you believe in the limitless power of collaboration and cooperation. You believe that there are challenges we confront as a global society that must be solved as a global society. You believe that we will find our answers and our hope not in the walls we erect, but in the bridges we build. You believe not only in global leadership, but global fellowship.

Read the full summary of UMB President Perman’s address here.

Categories: News

Tags: Leaders of Today, People Gap

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