Career Accelerator Workshop

Facilitator: Robert Solomon, Director of Talent Development, Network of Executive Women
Vicki L. Felker, Vice President of Pet Specialty, Nestlé Purina PetCare
Dawn Kirk, Vice President, Sales and Operations, East Region, Coca-Cola Refreshments, The Coca-Cola Company
Eva Kohn, Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, CBA Industries

During the tailored-to-attendees NEW Career Accelerator Workshop, members will benefit from a potent mix of research, personalized assessment and sharing in a safe and professional setting. Built on the NEW Career Accelerator Model™ produced in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership, the Career Accelerator Workshop focuses on the leadership competencies — and career derailers — that determine professional success in our industry. Learn how to bring a NEW Career Accelerator Workshop and program to your company.

Wednesday, September 30   |   1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

NEW Leadership Academy

Intrapreneurship: Lead Like an Entrepreneur

Moderator: Jo Miller, CEO, Women's Leadership Coaching

Dagmar Boggs, President, 7-Eleven Global Customer Team,
The Coca-Cola Co.
Jill Sando, Senior Vice President, Home, Target Corporation
Ena Williams, Senior Vice President, International Operations, 7-Eleven Inc.

Meet Jo Miller and your fellow NEW Leadership Academy students at our annual supersession at the NEW Leadership Summit. You’ll learn what internal entrepreneurs — intrapreneurs — are and how they add value to their companies. You’ll discover how to make the leap from employee to intrapreneur and how to embed an intrapreneurial culture in your organization.

Wednesday, September 30   |   2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Accelerator traits:
  • Does not effectively take risks
  • Leading change
  • Results orientation
  • Too narrow a functional orientation

Men's Roundtable

The NEW Male Champion

Kevin Carter, President and CEO, Inclusion Innovates

Men are invited to share best practices and build their network of other men who champion women's leadership in companies across the industry. Kevin Carter will lead participants through activities that will build their ability to support women's success at every career level and be active advocates within their organizations.

Wednesday, September 30   |   2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers groups or teams
  • Leading change
  • Political skill
  • Strategic planning

NEW Regional Leaders

The Power of Regional Community

Christina Cole, Regional Development Manager, Network of Executive Women

Stephanie McFee, Vice President, Member and Regional Services, Network of Executive Women

The Network’s volunteer-driven regional groups are the lifeblood of NEW, helping advance women's leadership in 20 regions across the U.S. and Canada. All regional leaders are encouraged to attend and share their experiences and best practices working with NEW. You'll leave better prepared to lead your region — and learn how to apply those leadership lessons in your own organization and career. By invitation.

Wednesday, September 30   |   4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

NEW Ambassadors

Leveraging the Best of NEW

Nancy Krawczyk, Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Partnerships, Network of Executive Women
Julie Janckila, Director, Corporate Partnerships, Network of Executive Women
Reagan Lund, Director, Corporate Partnerships, Network of Executive Women

NEW Ambassadors are the vital link between the Network’s 9,000 corporate members and more than 100 corporate partners. This session will outline sponsor benefits, new opportunities for you and your company, and scorecard and activation tools to help your organization get the most from its NEW sponsorship. Share your thoughts on advancing women's leadership and best practices. Leave with ideas to help you embed the Network’s mission into your organization. (By invitation)

Friday, October 2   |   11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Grand Sponsors


Summit Sponsors


Summit Partners