What are the crucial leadership skills and approaches that museums can nurture in our organizations and ourselves to address community needs, social issues, and productive civic engagement? In a wide-ranging conversation between Marsha Semmel and Karen Pittman, President and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, you will learn about the Forum’s signature initiative, Ready by 21. Get the details about a set of innovative strategies that help communities around the country ensure that their youth are ready for college and career. You also will hear about the leadership qualities needed for museums to be crucial contributors to youth readiness.


  • Marsha Semmel


  • Helen Soule
  • Karen Pittman