NEW’s robust slate of webinars offer leadership development, DEI best practices, and insights from the C-Suite and beyond! Our Summit Speaker Series and Career Advancement University webinars are one of the many amazing benefits of NEW membership, and are open only to NEW members. Want to know more about joining NEW? Learn more here!

NEW members, take advantage of the Career Accelerator Roadmap (CAR) when embarking on your learning journey with us! Learn more about this proprietary guide to your personal leadership development at the link below.


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Who Should Attend

NEW Members


Career Accelerator University (CAU) is a brand new way to learn at NEW in 2021! Formerly known as ‘Leadership Academy,’ CAU webinars are completely free for NEW members and part of a brand new framework for your development with NEW.  

In three courses, each containing 3 webinars, you'll completely shift your perspective on your leadership. Based on a refreshed model of ‘competencies and derailers’ created in collaboration with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), each webinar in the university’s courses will assist you in mapping your learning journey. After attending all webinars in the three courses, you can reach out to NEW at learning@newonline.org to obtain your Certificate of Proficiency in Success Strategies. 

Register: Click the titles of the webinar to register for an upcoming event.

Career Accelerator University | Course 1

Experts bring you the facts on achieving excellence in strategy and diversity. 

February 18, 2021 
"Achieving Strategy Excellence" 
Olalah Njenga, Entrepreneur, Business Strategist, Advocate 
Practical and actionable, Olalah reveals her 5½ unconventional constructs to help leaders reframe and refuel their strategic perspectives, as well as the 3 archetypes she uses to help leaders clear the path. 

March 18, 2021 
"The Business Imperative of Diversity" 
Katee van Horn, CEO, HR Strategist 
Diverse teams drive better business results, period. As leaders, we need to focus on the bottom line and take care of our teams. In this session, you will learn the ROI of diversity on your team, how to build a more diverse team to drive innovation, and leveraging the strength of that team! 

Career Accelerator University | Course 2

Presented by Kat Ortiz, M.S., I/O Psychologist, covering further competencies of the CCL framework! 

April 15, 2021 
“Career Accelerator University | Course 2, Part 1” 
Kat Ortiz, M.S., I/O Psychologist 

 May 20, 2021 
“Career Accelerator University | Course 2, Part 2” 
Kat Ortiz, M.S., I/O Psychologist 

July 15, 2021 
“Career Accelerator University | Course 2, Part 3” 
Kat Ortiz, M.S., I/O Psychologist 

Career Accelerator University | Course 3

Presented by Jo Miller, renowned authority on women’s leadership and CEO of Be Leaderly!

September 16, 2021 
“Win at the Game of Office Politics” 
Jo Miller, CEO, Be Leaderly 
In one survey, nearly 3 out of 4 professional women cited office politics as their biggest career frustration. But other research shows that political skill can be a force for good, and “positive political savvy” is a leadership skill that anyone can learn. 

October 21, 2021 
"Reimagine Your Leadership Brand” 

Jo Miller, CEO, Be Leaderly 
Claim a unique and distinctive leadership niche by connecting the dots from your leadership strengths to work you love to do—that is also a valuable asset to your organization. Craft a leadership brand statement that stands for something bigger than you can accomplish alone—and makes everyone around you sit up, pay attention, and see the leader in you. 

November 18, 2021 
"6 Ways to Develop a Change Leader Mindset" 

Jo Miller, CEO, Be Leaderly 
In this session, acquire self-management tools to fearlessly navigate change, and coaching skills to guide and inspire others as they adapt. 


Who Should Attend

NEW Members


This webinar series features speakers from our NEW Leadership Summit conference event. If you couldn’t attend Summit, you’ll get an opportunity to be exposed to some inspirational thought leadership. If you did attend, you’ll be exposed to fresh content and ideas.

Webinars are free and open to members only. Not a member? JOIN NEW NOW

Register: Click the titles of the webinar to register for an upcoming event.

Time: Watch live on selected Wednesdays from 12:00 - 12:50 pm CT


March 4, 2021
"Mindset - Owning Your Value (Busting Imposter Syndrome)"
Neha Sampat, Esq., CEO and Founder, GenLead|BelongLab
Women and other marginalized populations often experience Imposter Syndrome as a form of internalized bias. We'll explore this common barrier to true confidence, and empower you with actionable tactics to recognize and address limiting beliefs. 

May 6, 2021 
“Vision - Declare a Bold Vision and Share It” 
Ida Chacon, Marketing Consultant, Facilitator, Executive Coach 
In this game-changing session participants will get a simple, science-backed exercise to play big and accomplish more of what is important – professionally and personally. Leave motivated and equipped to write a bold vision for your whole life that will keep you inspired and focused in the year ahead. 

July 1, 2021
“Inclusion - Just Belonging: Come as You Are” 
Kori S. Carew, Esq., Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Seyfarth Shaw LLP 
In this frame-shifting session, Kori asks us to remember that we have never locked eyes with a person who is not worthy of freedom, of connection, and of belonging, and offers a human-centric way to embrace total belonging and stop bias in its tracks. 

September 2, 2021 
“A Seat at the Table” 
Minda Harts, Bestselling Author of "The Memo"
Drawing on knowledge gained from years of working with and on behalf of women of color, Harts brings her powerhouse entrepreneurial experience as CEO of The Memo to the page and to audiences all over the country. The Memo offers support and long-overdue advice on how women of color can succeed in their careers while building a bridge to shared success for leaders seeking to better engage and retain this critical talent pool. 



Looking to access past NEW Webinars? NEW’s webinar library catalogues a vast selection of learning resources – from leadership development topics to DEI best practices. Members can search by topic or keyword to get started on their learning journey!