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Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership

Featuring Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge | March 8, 2021 | 5 P.M. CST

The Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership explores critical issues with global leaders in search of solutions to today’s global challenges.

Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge and former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a UNO alumnus, will discuss the role of U.S. leadership in a changing world in a virtual event on March 8 at 5 P.M. CST. This year’s forum will feature opening remarks by Ridge followed by a moderated discussion with Hagel. The discussion and Q&A will be moderated by Michelle Black, Ph.D., an assistant professor of political science at UNO and a research fellow for the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI).

This year’s forum is hosted in partnership with the Atlantic Council, a nonpartisan organization that galvanizes U.S. leadership and engagement in the world, in partnership with allies and partners, to shape solutions to global challenges.

Secretary Hagel was Chairman of the Atlantic Council from February 2009 to February 2013, and currently is a Distinguished Statesman, serving as a member of the Council’s International Advisory Board.