Billie Jean King To Discuss "Overcoming Adversity: Bringing All Of Yourself To Everything You Do" At The Executives' Club Program

Jan 28, 2016, 16:43 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, Billie Jean King sustained her success over adversity through grit, resilience and a determined mindset.

On February 11, hear the Founder of the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, and Co-founder of World TeamTennis, discuss "Overcoming Adversity: Bringing All of Yourself to Everything You Do."

King takes challenges on head first. She founded the Women's Tennis Association to create a players' organization for women's professional tennis. And, over the course of many arduous years, she gained worldwide recognition and support as a leader for the LGBT community. Hear King discuss this and more at The Executives' Club of Chicago Program.

The discussion will be moderated by Jack Groppel, Co-Founder, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute.

Event Details

  • Women's Leadership Breakfast / Diversity Leadership Series: Thurs., Feb. 11, 2016
    Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
    Registration and Networking: 7:15 a.m.; Program: 8:00-9:15 a.m.

Diversity Leadership Platinum Series Sponsor: Deloitte LLP
Women's Leadership Breakfast Gold Series Sponsors: Merrill Lynch and NiSource
Women's Leadership Breakfast Gold Sponsors: CTS Holdings, Inc., KemperLesnik and Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
Media Sponsor: WBEZ91.5

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