Diversity Hall of Fame to honor champions at NEW Summit
Sunday, June 26, 2011
The Network of Executive
Women will induct the first group of honorees into the NEW CPG Retail Diversity
Hall of Fame Monday, Sept. 19, during the NEW Leadership Summit 2011 in Orlando.
The CPG Retail Diversity Hall
of Fame will honor 11 executives and organizations recognized for driving
diversity in the industry. They inductees are: cpg/retail technology guru Linda
Dillman, IT expert Jeri Dunn, PepsiCo executive Tom Greco, the late Bill Grize
of Ahold USA , early Network supporter Don Knauss of Clorox, Jeff Noddle of
Supervalu, supply-side standout Kay Palmer, supermarket veteran Judy Spires and
Jamba Juice CEO James White. Delhaize America and Procter & Gamble also
will be recognized in the CPG Retail Diversity Hall of Fame for their efforts
to advance diversity and inclusion.
NEW Leadership Summit
2011 will celebrate the Network's 10th anniversary and focus on "advancing
women and building business -- the next 10 years.” More than 900 industry leaders and emerging leaders are expected to
register for the Summit, which kicks off Monday, Sept. 19, with special
meetings and a pair of bonus pre-event NEW Leadership Academy workshops.
General sessions on Tuesday,
Sept. 20, will include keynotes by age wave expert Maddy Dychtwald and
mountaineer Alison Levine. A dozen concurrent sessions will focus on topics
such as "managing brand you" with Jerry Wilson, senior vice president
and chief customer and commercial officer for The Coca-Cola Company; tips for busy career women with Christy
Consler, vice president, sustainability for Safeway Inc.; "tough talks
and high-stakes conversations;” social
networking for business; and breaking out of a career rut.
An optional half-day
Corporate Athlete® workshop will be offered Wednesday morning, Sept. 21.
Network of Executive Women members are invited to attend
this year’s Summit at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel just
outside Disney World. Register before Aug. 18 and receive a $100
discount off the $745 regular fee. To join the Network, contact your company's NEW Ambassador or join now for just $200 and
enjoy 12 months of NEW benefits, including invitations to national conferences
and full access to our online networking and collaboration tools.