Ascend Speaker Series
The Leadership Mindset: Cultivating the Leader Within
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Venue: Chick-fil-A Support center, 5200 Buffington Rd., Atlanta, GA 30349
Admission: Open to the public
Attire: Business casual
Please join us as Chick-fil-A hosts dinner and Ascend Leaders' Speaker Series topic of “The Leadership Mindset: Cultivating The Leader Within” with Avina Gupta, Senior Principal of Leadership Development. Please register here to reserve your space for dinner and for access to the campus.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Check-in and registration, meal
6:30 PM - 6:50 PM - Welcome and Introductions
6:50 PM - 7:30 PM - Guest Speaker
Senior Principal of Leadership Development
Avina serves as Senior Principal of Leadership Development at Chick-fil-A. She is a trusted advisor to Chick-fil-A’s senior leaders and works primarily with our Officers and Executive Committee. Her focus includes leadership strategy, leadership development and pipeline planning. Avina is an Organizational Psychologist by training and earned a PhD from Columbia University in New York City. Prior to Chick-fil-A, Avina consulted for Deloitte’s Human Capital practice and served as a founding partner at Springpoint Partners, a boutique consulting firm based in New York City. She has held teaching posts at Webster University Vienna, The Mailman School of Public Health and The Columbia Business School. Born and raised in Canada, she is fluent in Hindi and has working proficiency in both German and French.