A sought-after speaker, facilitator, & presenter, Jeanne is renowned for her ability to engage audiences by combining her academic knowledge & data-driven approach. This has helped make her a hit with audiences from e-suite executives & boards to community groups, professional associations, profit, & non-profit groups
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Can this Constitution be Saved?
The Need & Prospects of Constitutional Amendment in the U.S.
Respondent: Sanford Levinson
Jeffrey Abramson (Texas) Wilfred Codrington III (Brooklyn) Caroline Fredrickson (Georgetown) William A. Galston (Brookings) Mark Graber (Maryland) Stephen Griffin (Tulane) Jennifer Hochschild (Harvard) Sarah Krakoff (Colorado) Steven Levitsky (Harvard) Julie Suk (Fordham) Jeanne Sheehan Zaino (Iona)
American Democracy in Crisis
The public’s disenchantment with and distrust of American government is at an all-time high and who can blame them? Jeanne joins the OGW to discuss her most recent work on the need and prospects for constitutional reform
Constitution 101 at the home of the Father of our system! Jeanne spoke at James Madison's Montpelier & the Center for the Constitution about her latest research & why Madison's outsized impact on our politics today.
'A record breakingly bad year for democracy.' In her latest talk entitled, "How Did We Get Here? The State of the World Beyond the Red & Blue Divide," Jeanne examined the latest data on democratic backsliding & what can be done to reverse this trend in established democracies like the U.S.
Just prior to the 2020 presidential election, Jeanne was invited to address the Business Council of Westchester as part of their "Political Leadership Series: Road to the White House & the Battle for the US Senate and Congress".
Jeanne is a member of KeyNote Women Speaker, a nonprofit international organization whose mission is to bring diversity to speaking stages across the world.
One of Jeanne’s signature speeches, “Practice Postponing Persuasion" draws on research into what makes a great leader. Other topics include: ~ Adapting to Crises: A Sector Agnostic Handbook ~ Lessons for Leadership ~ Pathways for All: Opening the Corridors ~Gender Diversity & Strategic Planning ~ 21st C Political Risk ~ Ark of the Covenant: Lessons from Framers ~ Mitigating Political Risk ~ Forgotten Founders ~ It’s the System: The Critical Nature of Structure & Mission
Jeanne was invited by the Department of State to speak about the state of American elections to members of the foreign press gathered at the NY Foreign Press Center, United Nations Plaza
Sponsored by the ITPS, the Huguenot & NR Historical Association, & IC, “Legacies of the Constitution” was a roundtable discussion to commemorate Constitution Day.
Jeanne spoke to members of the League of Women Voters during their annual luncheon about the impact of the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby on the Voting Rights Act, as well as the history of the Electoral College.