Sunday, March 26, 2017
11:30 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
Macy’s State Street
YWCA Chicago’s 5th Annual New Look of Leadership Fashion Event spotlights some of Chicago’s top business leaders who, through their professional work and community impact, support racial equality and the advancement of women. Watch as these influencers help reinforce the YWCA’s mission while modeling some of the hottest trends in fashion.
The event will be emceed by the dynamic duo of Mika Stambaugh, Vice President of C-Strategies LLC and Brad Edwards, Investigative Reporter at CBS 2 News Chicago!
This year’s models include:
|Duke Alden||Commissioner, Illinois Human Rights Commission|
|Ellie Bahrmasel||Co-founder, RISE Movement|
|Kendra Chaplin (and daughter, Paloma)||Founder, Chicago Woman Magazine|
|Chanel Coney||Director of Marketing, Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, LLC|
|Tim Cunningham||VP, Associate Market Manager, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management|
|Melissa Donaldson||VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Wintrust Financial Corporation|
|Dima Elissa||Founder & CEO, VisMed3D|
|Fabian Elliott||Founder & CEO, Black Tech Mecca – Rich Media Solutions Consultant, Google|
|Bridget Gainer||Commissioner – Chairwoman, Cook County Land Bank Authority Cook County/Aon|
|Shakila Grigler Stewart||CEO, Walk This Way Movement, Inc.|
|Donna Haddad||President, Arab American Bar Association of Illinois – Senior Legal Counsel, IBM Watson|
|Lisa Harris||Founder & Creative Director, Fashion Meets Poetry, LLC|
|Robert Hilliard, Jr. MD, MBA||President, Illinois Harmony/Wellcare|
|Dana L. Holmes||Sr. Director, Communications and Positioning, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois|
|Spencer Leak, Jr.||VP/Funeral Director, Leak & Sons Funeral Homes|
|Christine Lewandowski||Finance Director, Conagra Brands|
|Dr. Suzet McKinney||Executive Director/CEO, Illinois Medical District|
|Ann-Marie Rosser||Partner, VSA Partners|
|Lakshmi Shenoy||VP, Strategy & Business Development, 1871|
|Amber Stocks||General Manager & Head Coach – Chicago Sky WNBA|
|Sam Toia||President & CEO, Illinois Restaurant Association|
|Val Warner||Co-Host, Windy City LIVE|
- Premiere Individual Ticket—Seating along Runway (SOLD OUT)
- Standard Individual Ticket $125
About New Look of Leadership
The New Look of Leadership (NLOL) is an annual fashion event presented by the YWCA Ambassadors Council and Future Leaders Council. Attendees get a sneak-peek at the latest styles from Macy’s worn by the best and brightest in the Chicagoland business scene.
Thank you to this year’s generous sponsors:
Event Sponsorship is available. If interested, please contact Brian Starr at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-762-2710.
Show us the looks that help you lead! Post photos of your business looks and tag @YWCAChicago with the hashtag #NLOL2017.