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NEW Summit will 'amplify' all levels in Chicago

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Attendees at the NEW Leadership Summit 2018, September 26-28 in Chicago, will choose from eight learning sessions, including a special track designed for senior-level leaders, organizers announced.

More than 1,200 NEW members — women and men across functions and job level — are expected to attend the 18th annual women’s leadership event at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago. NEW members can save $300 when they register now.

This year's NEW Summit — themed "Amplify”— also will feature networking events like The NEW Awards Gala; general sessions, including a panel of women leaders from Catalyst, Women’s Foodservice Forum and Food Marketing Institute; and three keynote speakers: Ellevest Co-Founder Sallie Krawcheck, Morgan Stanley Vice Chair and Managing Director Carla Harris and life coach Simon T. Bailey.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP SESSIONS
Eligible senior leaders

Practical Inclusion
Dr. Shirley Davis of SDS Global Enterprises shares strategies to make progress toward a truly inclusive work culture.

NEW Pivots, NEW Solutions
NEW President & CEO Sarah Alter presents the latest insights on career and life pivot points key events like starting a family or changing jobs — that can too often delay or derail a career, plus key takeaways on the industry’s “female leadership crisis.”

Men Advocating Real Change
Michael J. Chamberlain and Rita Chhabra of Catalyst challenge assumptions that influence men’s role in achieving gender balance, unpack the motivators of male champions and formulate everyday actions to help men become advocates of gender equality.

Tackling Tech: How to Disrupt, Transform and Succeed
Carleigh Jaques of Visa Inc. discloses the most disruptive and transformational technological trends and offer strategies to help you stay ahead of the game.

COLLABORATIVE LEARNING SESSIONS
Open to all attendees

How Women Rise: Breaking Habits that Hold You Back
Leadership consultant Sally Helgesen explores the 12 habits most likely to undermine women as they rise in their organizations.

How to Land It
Landit CEO Lisa Skeete Tatum offers advice for aligning your career with your passions and gifts and creating a personalized playbook to achieve your potential.

Deep Down: From Communication to Connection
Colette Carson, founder of Speak Your Truth Inc., shares ways to influence others and overcome conflict in a respectful, personal way to drive business without sacrificing authenticity.

Millennial Myths: Busted!
A panel of New Gen leaders will bust the myths of working with Millennials and discuss ways to unlock emerging talent.

The NEW Leadership Summit is open to all NEW members. Save $300 when you register by August 8 or $600 when you register groups of 20 or more. To become a NEW member, contact your company's NEW Ambassador or join NEW now.