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11th Annual Multicultural Breakfast (Sold Out)

  • Holiday Inn- University of Memphis 3700 Central Avenue Memphis, TN, 38111 United States (map)


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.

Earlier Event: September 15
Level Up Conference
Later Event: December 6
Live @ 9 (Live-streaming Link Included)