Southeastern Business Ethics Lecture to feature one of Time Magazine's Persons of the Year
Monday, February 26, 2018
by: Tonya Lowentritt
COOPER TO DELIVER BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE - Cynthia Cooper, one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom, one of the largest corporate frauds in history, will deliver Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual Business Ethics Lecture. Scheduled March 6, at 7 p.m., in Southeastern’s Student Union Grand Ballroom, the lecture is free and open to the public.
HAMMOND – Best-selling author, consultant and internationally recognized speaker
on ethical leadership and corporate governance best practices Cynthia Cooper will
be the featured speaker at Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual ethics lecture
sponsored by the College of Business. Cooper was named one of Time Magazine’s Persons
of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom, one of the largest corporate
frauds in history.
The lecture, titled “Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century,” is scheduled March 6, at 7 p.m., in the Student Union Ballroom Grand Ballroom on the third floor. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Cooper was featured as one of the 25 most influential working mothers in “Working Mother” magazine and is a recipient of the Maria & Signey E. Rolfe Award for her contributions to educating the public about economics, business and finance. She is also the first woman to be inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Hall of Fame.
Additionally, Cooper is an inaugural inductee of the Institute of Internal Auditors American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners, and she is the first woman to receive the Accounting Association’s Accounting Exemplar Award.
Cooper has been featured in national periodicals, such as “The Wall Street Journal,” “USA Today,” “CFO Magazine,” and “Business Week.” She has served on panels with Anderson Cooper, Donna Brazile and Grover Norquist and has appeared on programs including Fox Business’ “America’s Nightly Scoreboard,” PBS’s “Tavis Smiley,” NBC’s “The Today Show,” ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” CSPAN’s “BookTV,” CNBC’s “The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch,” and CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”