Press Release for Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Leadership Speakers Bureau Features Judge Angela Cox
Media Contact: Jessica Scott,
Public Relations Specialist
Department of Public Relations
University of North Florida’s Taylor Leadership Institute continues its
Leadership Speakers Bureau series, “Writing YOUR Success Story: The More
Resolute the Drafts, the Better the Story,” with the Honorable Angela Cox, 10
a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Building 58W, Student Union, Student
Auditorium, Room 2704, on the UNF campus.
Appointed in 2005 by Gov.
Jeb Bush, Cox was the youngest judge ever to be selected. Commended for her
transparent leadership style, she will share experiences from her crime-ridden
Detroit neighborhood, paying tribute to the positive role models who helped her
gain the competencies that shaped her life. Beyond her leadership as a public
servant and motivational speaker, Cox dedicates herself to community service
Moderated by attorney
Melissa Nelson, Cox will encourage both emerging and practicing leaders to
embrace authenticity as she shares her personal and professional background—highlighting
the transformative experiences that prepared her for the leadership roles she
fulfills today. She will discuss how to pursue a purpose-driven life that
upholds an ethical code of honor. Her presentation will invite leaders to
identify challenges as platforms for leadership growth.
“Judge Cox befriended our
Taylor Leadership Institute when we first created the Leadership Speakers
Bureau,” said Dr. Annabel Brooks, Taylor Leadership Institute director. “She
has graciously extended incalculable hours of service as a speaker, panelist
and mentor and invites students to visit her courtroom to demonstrate how
valuable leadership is in their professional and personal lives.”
the lecture, attendees are invited to enjoy a complimentary reception, catered by
TLI community partner, Jason’s Deli. To
register for this event, click
. For more information, contact Alison Kent, event
Leadership Speakers Bureau event is free and available to the public. Its
purpose is to offer attendees a unique face-to-face experience with
leadership-centric speakers with esteemed backgrounds, motivating stories and
illuminating question-and-answer sessions.
university located on an environmentally beautiful campus, offers
students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to
build their own futures through a well-rounded education.