Fortune Magazine Editor to Discuss Power and Leadership at Yale

Fortune magazine Editor-at-Large Patricia Sellers will deliver a lecture on  “Power and Leadership” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, in Room 127, Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street.

Sellers is best known for launching Fortune’s “The Most Powerful Women in Business” issue in 1988. She continues to oversee and write for this special issue. She also co-chairs the annual Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, the preeminent gathering of women leaders in business, philanthropy, academia, and the arts.

Sellers has written some of Fortune’s best-read cover stories, including profiles of Martha Stewart, Meg Whitman, Ted Turner and Oprah Winfrey. She has also profiled many Fortune 500 CEOs such as Goldman Sachs’ Hank Paulson, Morgan Stanley’s John Mack, and Home Depot’s Bob Nardelli.

Additionally, she has broken ground with insightful pieces on career management issues such as ego, charisma and failure.

Sellers began her career at Fortune in 1984 following the top consumer brand companies and continues to write about Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Procter & Gamble.

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus journalists who have made significant contributions to their field. Recent Poynter fellows include Tom Friedman, Paul Goldberger, Jeff Greenfield, Margaret Warner, Michael Wilbon, Bob Woodward, and Judy Woodruff.

The event is free and open to the public.

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