Learning to Lead from the Middle


Kristen Mihalko, Senior Manager, Programs and Special Events, Balboa Park Cultural Partnership
Mac Buff, Manager of Family and Elementary Initiatives, Tacoma Art Museum
Chieko Phllips, Heritage Support Specialist, 4Culture


Dana Whitelaw, Executive Director, High Desert Museum


  • Leadership/Careerpath

Are you looking for inspiration and ideas on how to positively impact your institution from the middle? Tired of asking for advice and mentorship about starting new initiatives only to be given the institutional runaround? Feel a little like the light inside is dying? Look no further than this session! Get inspired by fellow mid-level or mid-career professionals doing great work and garner real-world advice from higher ups about being a leader when you’re not THE leader.