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CBO Tokumbo Shobowale on Adapting to Higher Ed & Lessons from the Public Sector

Tokumbo Shobowale serves as Chief Operating Officer at The New School. How do you navigate from Chief Operating Officer for the City of New York into higher education? By cultivating a network of experienced communicators inside and outside higher education. With his public sector experience, Shobowale has been exposed to the broader impact of higher education on his city and the value that institutions bring to a thriving economy.

Today, he joins us to share his experience in adapting across sectors and how the value of listening can go along way to driving initiatives and achieving goals.


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Vice President, Digital Engagement


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