The 3 D's of Leadership: Data, Domain Expertise, and Design Thinking

Tuesday, October 27 | 3:00PM–3:20PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive
Learn how effective leaders use data, domain expertise, and design thinking to foster innovation and culture change. Explore the pitfalls of excluding one, how to embrace all three, and how Achieving the Dream network institutions use the 3 D's to redesign the student experience, improve outcomes, and close equity gaps.

Outcomes: List and describe the 3 D's of leadership * Summarize the challenges of relying on just one or two of the dimensions versus all three * Apply principles of the 3 D's to build success for change


  • Laurie Heacock

    Senior Advisor, Data & Analytics, Achieving the Dream, Inc
  • Mark Milliron

    President, National University
  • William Serrata

    President, El Paso Community College
  • Karen Stout

    President and CEO, Achieving the Dream, Inc