The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest (PNW) have announced the Fall 2022 Lunch and Lead Speaker Series.
Lunch and Lead is a virtual speaker series designed to help community and business leaders develop knowledge and skills while raising awareness of best practices from other leaders across Northwest Indiana and beyond.
“Leadership is highly valued for both business and personal success. It has been said that you can’t be what you can’t see,” said Sheila Matias, executive director of the Society of Innovators and Leadership Institute. “Our goal with the Lunch and Lead Series is to offer a platform for successful leaders in a variety of different industries and settings to share their knowledge and best practices with community peers, rising leaders and aspiring students.”
The schedule for the Fall 2022 Lunch and Lead Speaker Series includes the following:
- Tuesday, September 20: Jon Gilmore, President and CEO, Tonn and Blank Construction
- Tuesday, October 11: Angela Nelson Deuitch, President, I & D Squared Consulting; City Council Member, The City of Michigan City
- Tuesday, November 8: Karen Bishop Morris, PNW Associate Professor of English, Director, Northwest Indiana Writing Project
- Tuesday, December 6: Adam O’Doherty, President and CEO, United Way of Northwest Indiana
Lunch and Lead sessions will take place virtually through Zoom. Each session will start at noon CST and run for 45 minutes.
“We are excited to launch this season's Lunch and Lead series,” said Mekisha Richardson, assistant director of the Leadership Institute. “We've crafted, once again, an eclectic and vibrant group of dynamic speakers from a wide variety of career fields. I believe that the work we are doing with Lunch and Lead is a timely and inspiring asset for working people everywhere, during a time when we as a society need it most.”
Registration for the Lunch and Lead Speaker Series is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, please visit pnw.edu/soi or by reaching out to the Society of Innovators at email@example.com.
The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest
The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest (PNW) is the hub of leadership development in Northwest Indiana. We present dynamic research-based leadership development programs for businesses, area professionals, and youth leaders from the university and across our regional community. For more information about the Leadership Institute, visit www.pnw.edu/leadership-institute.
The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest
The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest (PNW) aims to contribute to economic and community development throughout the region as the champion of innovation in Northwest Indiana. For more information about the Society of Innovators, visit www.pnw.edu/soi.
Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.
PHOTO: Lunch and Lead Series Fall 2022
CUTLINE: Lunch and Lead is a virtual speaker series designed to help community and business leaders develop knowledge and skills while raising awareness of best practices from other leaders across Northwest Indiana and beyond.
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