2018 Global Learning Colloquium on Business Presenters


Applying a Systems Thinking Approach to Global Learning: Discerning the Complexity of the International in Business

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Juliane Iannarelli
AACSB International
Juliane Iannarelli is senior vice president and chief knowledge officer at AACSB International, leading a team providing business education intelligence to the association’s membership of business educators and business education stakeholders. As staff liaison to the association’s Innovation Committee, Juliane has served as the lead researcher for A Collective Vision for Business Education (2016); The Promise of Business Doctoral Education (2013); Impact of Research: A Guide for Business Schools (2012); and Globalization of Management Education: Changing International Structures, Adaptive Strategies, and the Impact on Institutions (2011). Iannarelli also serves, since July 2017, as the association’s chief diversity and inclusion advocate, leading the organization's efforts to drive awareness of diversity and inclusion issues and effective practices.

Kimberly (Kim) A. Cahill
Villanova University School of Business
Kim joined Villanova University School of Business in January 2012 as the inaugural director of the Center for Global Leadership (CGL). Her role is to execute, direct, organize, and support the development of CGL initiatives including international academic programs, research and outreach, relationship management, public relations, fundraising, grant development, fiscal management and communications involving a varied set of cross-college and external stakeholders. In 2014, she assumed the role of managing editor for the Journal of World Business. Kim earned an MS in organizational dynamics with a concentration in international business and culture from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in international relations from Bucknell University. As an undergraduate, she spent a semester abroad at Université Francois Rabelais, Tours, France.

Lauren Swartz
City of Philadelphia, Department of Commerce
In her role as senior director of international business investment for the City of Philadelphia under the Department of Commerce, Lauren Swartz works with international businesses to create foreign direct investment in Philadelphia. She also supports initiatives to grow Philadelphia’s exports, helping to create jobs and strengthen the local economy. She plays a key role laying the strategy for Philadelphia’s international business development, hosting delegations from abroad, and representing the City of Philadelphia. Lauren is a Fellow of the Leadership Philadelphia Core Class of 2016. She is a member Toastmasters International and member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia. She earned a BA in communications at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College with minors in business economics, Spanish and philosophy.