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Release Date Thursday, March 7, 2024

Drew Dudley, leadership speaker and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Comes to Campus March 20

Drew Dudley is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author and internationally acclaimed leadership speaker.

You are cordially invited to join us for our final President’s Leadership Academy speaker of the year, internationally acclaimed leadership speaker and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Drew Dudley from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20  in the Classroom Building room 204 on the South Daktoa Mines campus.

Called one of the most inspirational TED speakers in the world, Drew Dudley is on a mission to help people unlearn some dangerous lessons about leadership.

As the founder and chief catalyst of Day One Leadership, he has helped top organizations around the world increase their leadership capacity. His clients have included McDonald’s, American Express, JP Morgan Chase, the United Way, and more than 100 colleges and universities.

Prior to this, Drew spent eight years as the director of one of Canada’s largest leadership development programs at the University of Toronto.

Drew is also the bestselling author of This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters, which debuted at #6 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

As a speaker, Drew has delivered keynotes to more than 250,000 people across five continents. His TED talk “Everyday Leadership (The Lollipop Moment)” was voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time”.

Please RSVP to president@sdsmt.edu by Friday, March 15.


About South Dakota Mines  

Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.