The New Happy Hour: Literature as a Vehicle for Social Wellness
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
10:35 am – 11:35 am
Ann Kowal Smith, JD, DM
Ann Kowal Smith, JD, DM, is the founder and executive director of Books@Work. She has served as principal with Heidrick & Struggles International and as an expert with McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining McKinsey, Ann practiced corporate and securities law in private practice and in corporate practice with KeyCorp, where she served as vice president and senior counsel. She currently serves on the advisory board of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. Ann holds an AB in history of art from Bryn Mawr College, a MA in history of art from the University of Michigan, a JD from Case Western Reserve University and a doctor of management from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where her dissertation examined organizational learning and innovation.