Lunch with a Leader : Sherry Lansing

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership

April 21, 2015
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders as well as share their ideas and gain inspiration for effective governance in an enjoyable, informal setting.

Today’s guest is Sherry Lansing, Founder of The Sherry Lansing Foundation and former CEO of Paramount Pictures.

Sherry joined Talent Associates as an executive in charge of development, in 1974 after a career as an actress. Three years later, she was appointed vice president in charge of production at Columbia. Lansing was the first woman to head a Hollywood Movie Studio when she became President of 20th Century-Fox. She is also the former CEO of Paramount Pictures and Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation, which funds and raises awareness for cancer research, health, public education, and encore career opportunities.