Author Linda Cureton will be hosting a reception to launch her new book "The Leadership Muse" and to charitably support the DC Youth Orchestra Program and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts on January 25, 2012 at 6:00 - 8:00 pm. It will be held at the Carnegie Science Center in Washington, DC. “The Leadership Muse,” was released in December 2011.
During this reception, you will be treated to delicious cuisine, musical entertainment, and inspiration from our extraordinary keynote speaker Misti Burmeister, CEO of Inspirion, LLC and author of “Hidden Heroes” and “From Boomers to Bloggers”.
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Linda is the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and CEO of Muse Technologies, Incorporated. She retired from NASA with nearly 34 years of federal service.
Muse is an exciting new woman-owned small business that specializes in IT transformation. Her company helps Federal agencies and other companies develop strong technology management programs, leadership competencies, technology solutions, and program management capabilities.
Linda served as principle advisor to the NASA Administrator, providing oversight and leadership for all of the Agency’s information systems supporting the scientific and programmatic needs of mission. She held various other executive IT positions including Associate CIO at Department of Energy and Deputy CIO at Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
Linda is well-known as a strong leader and innovator. She wrote a very popular blog for NASA and continues to be a prolific blogger. She has written several articles for Federal Computer Week and Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She is the author of The Leadership Muse an educational and inspirational book that outlines lessons for today’s heroic leadership journey.
She has received prestigious awards including the 50 Women of Influence and Power Award from the Minority Enterprise Executive Council and the ITSMF Summit Heritage Award. Linda has also received recognition from the Washington Business Journal- Women Who Mean Business and she was a Women in Technology Award Finalist for Excellence in Leadership, Mentoring and Technology. She was honored as Government Computer News Civilian Executive of the Year and was recognized as one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Tech Titans, one of Federal Computer Week’s Fed 100, and one of Business Insider’s 25 Most Powerful Women Engineers.
Linda also has a small home-based business that provides piano lessons where she teaches with her mother. She lives in a Washington, DC suburb in Maryland with her mother, her husband of 21 years, and his grandson.
Since this event regrettably conflicts with Operation Jump Start, an additional ticket type has been added to accommodate those who want to attend both events. This ticket will include a book, attendance at book signing between 5pm and 6pm only, and a $5 donation to Operation Jump Start when you specify promotion code OJS.
Hey everyone. The hardback edition of The Leadership Muse was #1 this week in Hot New Releases in Leadership. Looking forward to seeing you and your Muse at the event.