AUK Hosts "Weathering the Storm" with Speaker Tiki Ayiku
The Office of Student Life at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) hosted a talk from their L.E.A.D speaker series; the talk was held online through Zoom with speaker Tiki Ayiku. The discussion focused on the importance of leadership in life as well as the importance of self-care, and the care of those around you.
Tiki opened the event by talking about how leadership is a balance of challenge and support. Tiki covered how to lead a team through difficult times and how a leader should act and behave when thrown into a tough situation. The talk with a discussion on how to stay connected to your team as a leader and what tools to use to be successful in guiding your team during “troubled waters”. The objective of the event was to give students a deeper understanding of themselves and learn to become positive leaders.
Tiki Ayiku currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Professional Development at the largest Student Affairs association in the US (NASPA). She (along with her team) envision, plan, and execute 20+ conferences annually in the US, Middle East, and Latin America.
L.E.A.D at AUK is a leadership program for AUK students that takes place every semester for students to learn from professionals on how to be independent and positive leaders on and off campus. The talks are very successful and include many engaging activities and discussions.