10th Gershowitz Conference on Media and Governance
Theme: “Confronting Democratic Diminution:
Press Freedom in an Era of Pandemic, War, and Political Crisis”
Schedule and Presentations
Friday, November 11, 2022
9 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Venue: School of Public Affairs and Administration,
Rutgers University – Newark
9:00-9:30         Registration
9:30-9:45    Opening Statements:
Dr. Gregg Van Ryzan, Interim Dean,
School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University – Newark
Dr. Robert Shick, John Jay College, New York – Conference Co-Chair.
            Dr. Uchenna Ekwo, President, CMPI – Conference Co-Chair                                                    
            Gabrial Gershowitz, Attorney, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, NY
9:45-10.30    Keynote Speakers:
 Congressman Herbert Klein, Former US Congressman (NJ)


CMPI Executive Leadership Education: Application Now Open

October 2-25, 2022 | Newark, New Jersey

Applications are now open for the Fall 2022 cohort of the CMPI Executive Leadership Education. This transformative program prepares aspiring global leaders to be effective, ethical change makers. An intensive and interactive four weeks of experiential learning gives participants a deeper understanding of the complex global dynamics and moral constraints they face as leaders. Participants also forge lasting relationships with an impressive global network of peers. Organized in partnership with the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, the CMPI Executive Leadership Education offers a wide range of customized education programs featuring world-class faculty, policy experts, and multidisciplinary leadership development coaches.

CMPI is seeking leaders to build our next diverse and accomplished cohort. For entrance into this competitive program, CMPI will consider candidates’ professional background and leadership potential, as well as demonstrated commitment to ethics, addressing global issues, and becoming a more effective peace advocate.

Program Highlights

  • Experiential leadership and Communication seminars
  • Internship
  • Case Studies and negotiation to become solution providers to critical global challenges