Wednesday, February 21, 2024 8:15 am - 1:00 pm

The Circuit: Emerging Leaders Toolkit Series powered by Microsoft — Session 1

Powered by Microsoft, this toolkit series is coming back for its second year to focus on the powerful pathways of communication and professional branding and strategy to provide the Chicagoland Chambers Emerging Leaders with the skills and resources to enhance their professional toolkit. Instructors from Chicago’s top companies and experts will lead informative sessions on important focus areas from incorporating AI into your professional practice to career advocacy through mentorship. All sessions will end with a networking lunch. Those that complete this session of the Circuit Toolkit Series will receive Credly badges for Microsoft credentials upon completion of the program.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Business Chemistry
Opening discussion for all participants.

Neda Schlictman

Chief Learning Officer and Managing Director – Deloitte Leadership and Human Potential

Susan Gawley

Talent Development Senior Manager | Deloitte

Kathy Scherer

Managing Partner  | Deloitte

Communication and Branding: Your AI-Powered Profile
Using AI tools to help you use your LinkedIn often and strategically.

Nupur Kanodia

Senior Account Director Nonprofit Solutions | LinkedIn

Strategy: The Blueprint: Mentors and Sponsors
Securing and managing mentors and sponsors.

Kevin Gates

Sr. Director, Principal Cloud Solution Architect | Microsoft

Nisaini Rexach

Community Engagement Lead | Microsoft

Emerging Leaders Chicago engages and develops the next generation of Chicagoland business leaders. For young professionals, it builds relationships, cultivates skills and talent, and creates an inclusive community of future leaders.

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Tickets are Limited. Only a certain number or tickets are available for this event. All purchases are final, non-transferable and non-refundable.

In-Person Event

Registration is required to attend.

Register by February 14 to receive early-bird rate.





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