Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Leadership Forum

What is a Session?

A "session" is a gathering of men and women to hear the words of a prominent community leader, on a topic of contemporary importance, and on the application of Judeo-Christian principles to daily life, as a family member, professional, and citizen.

Alexandre Havard

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Alexandre Havard is the author of the Virtuous Leadership model and the founder of the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute ( The Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute offers programs in a variety of countries for business executives, educators, public officials, and MBA students. Born in Paris, he is a barrister by profession having graduated from the René Descartes University, one of France’s leading law schools, and practiced law in several European countries. He is now living and working in Moscow where he offers seminars in Virtuous Leadership to senior business executives and university students. His book Virtuous Leadership (New York, 2007) has been translated into 15 languages, including Chinese, Russian, French and Spanish. Alexandre Havard is also the author of Created for Greatness: The Power of Magnanimity (Washington, 2011).