CEO And Senior Partner Panelists To Discuss Women's Inclusion Beginning With Men At The EC Women's Leadership Breakfast

Male Panel to Share Benefits of Inclusive Practices at Sold-Out Program

Apr 28, 2014, 16:12 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of Chicago's premier businesses – among them, Abbott, Northern Trust, and EY – are led by men who recognize the importance of women's  inclusion. On May 1, a panel of global corporate leaders will discuss how they manage gender diversity initiatives within their organizations and share how these efforts have led to success for their companies.

Miles D. White, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abbott, Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust and Rick Fezell, Midwest Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP will share how women's inclusion is strategically important and will discuss the challenges and opportunities they have encountered.  Carrie Hightman, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of NiSource Inc, will moderate.

Event Details

  • Women's Leadership Breakfast, Thursday, May 1
    "Women's Inclusion Begins with Men"
    Palmer House Hilton, Grand Ballroom – 17 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
    Registration and Networking: 7:15 a.m.; Program: 8:00-9:15 a.m.

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