On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Chrysler Group Design Senior VP and President SRT Brand, Ralph Gilles will participate in a town hall conversation on the business of fusing popular culture, engineering, and high performance technology in automobile research, design, marketing, promotion, and sales. This IPOWERED Hip Hop Leadership Lecture Series conversation will be moderated by Dr. William Patterson from the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations. The IPOWERED Hip Hop Leadership Lecture Series is an interdisciplanary approach to engage faculty, student, staff, and the community on issues relative to community revitalization and sustatinability. Students and faculty interested in design, entrepreneurship, engineering, technology, and popular culture are strongly encouraged to attend. This event is open to the public, and members of the media are encouraged to attend.