Christian Brothers University: Women’s Leadership Conference
8:00 AM08:00

Christian Brothers University: Women’s Leadership Conference

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The CBU Women’s Leadership Conference presented by Christian Brothers University’s President's Commission on Women will be a forum to promote women’s professional and leadership development and advancement. Women working in academia and the public and private sectors will come together to educate and challenge each other through accomplished speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The attendees will have an opportunity to network with professionals and leaders in various organizations in the Memphis area.

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LookUp Book Reading & Signing
2:00 PM14:00

LookUp Book Reading & Signing

Carolyn Chism Hardy brings together communities of leaders to explore the principles of leadership that helps them make it to the next level. Join us for a reading and conversation with the author followed by a book signing. Books available for sale at the event.

This event is presented in collaboration with Novel Memphis. Free and open to the public.

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11th Annual Multicultural Breakfast (Sold Out)
7:00 AM07:00

11th Annual Multicultural Breakfast (Sold Out)

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Leadership Memphis is honored to host the 11th Annual Multicultural Breakfast presented by FedEx and International Paper on November 2, 2018, at the Holiday Inn - University of Memphis.

THE ROI OF DIVERSITY - Quantifying the return on investment (ROI) of diversity is challenging, but organizations are finding that the business case is clear. Join our guests as we explore why and how the bottom line of investing in diversity is a win-win situation for corporations and their employees.

MODERATOR: Otis Sanford, Hardin Chair of Excellence in Economic and Managerial Journalism, University of Memphis


  • David Popwell, President/COO, First Tennessee Bank

  • Carolyn Hardy, President/CEO, Chism Hardy LLC

  • Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President/CEO, Regional One Health

  • Jim Meeks, Managing Partner, Northwestern Mutual Memphis

  • Michael Ugwueke, President/CEO, Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare

The Multicultural Breakfast is open to the public. Registration, networking and breakfast buffet begin at 7:00 a.m., with the program starting at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 9:30 a.m.

Tickets are $50 per person or $500 per table of 10.

Seats for Corporate Sponsors and Alumni Sponsors at the $250 level and above are included in your sponsorship but do require an RSVP. Please email Jared Bulluck, Director of Community and Alumni Engagement at to receive your promo code.

Contact Jared Bulluck at with any questions.

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Level Up Conference
8:00 AM08:00

Level Up Conference

Level Up Conference will offer NEXT LEVEL development opportunities for professionals in the Memphis community of all ages! LEVEL UP Conference is a unique networking opportunity where one can connect with Executives interested in sharing Professional Development and Entrepreneurship Best Practices. We're excited to have Carolyn Chism Hardy and Megan Turner as our morning and afternoon keynote speakers. Both Breakfast & Lunch Included.

Friday, September 14: Mixer 6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, September 15: Conference 8am-4pm

Featured Topics:

• Branding 101
• Promotions & Office Politics 
• Wealth Building & Investing
• Networking On a National Level 
• Luxury Travel With Limited Funds
• Finding Funding For Your Business 
• So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur 
• Prioritizing Goals: Finances, Family, Faith 
• Money Moves: Maximizing Digital Marketing 
• Monetize Your Passion & Get Certified with the City 
• Starting a Nonprofit While Working in Corporate 


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