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Join YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Ambassadors Council as they present the 7th Annual New Look of Leadership Fashion Show and Brunch. The fashion show will once again be emceed by YWCA board members Mika Stambaugh of TMI, and Brad Edwards of CBS2 Chicago, along with this year’s special guest emcee, Jamie-Clare Flaherty of the Obama Foundation.
Mingle with friends over brunch while watching 20 of Chicago’s best and brightest leaders take to the runway modeling fashions from some of Chicago’s leading fashion designers.
About New Look of Leadership
The New Look of Leadership (NLOL) is an annual fashion event presented by the YWCA Ambassadors Council. Attendees get a sneak peek at the latest styles worn by the best and brightest in the Chicagoland business scene.
Meet this year’s models below!
|Model Name||Title and Company|
|Alicia Gonzalez||Executive Director, Chicago Cubs Charities|
|Xavier Ramey||Chief Executive Officer, Justice Informed|
|Cam Davis||Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District|
|Audra Wilson||Executive Director, League of Women Voters|
|Nicole Childers||President, Chicago Sky|
|Andy Simnick||Senior VP of Finance Strategy and Operations, The Art Institue of Chicago|
|Mercedes Garcia||VP Community Relations, Global Policy Affairs, Mastercard|
|Jacqui Roberston||Global Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion, William Blair|
|Kim Carlton||Channel Marketing Director, Intel|
|Seth Green||Founding Director, Baumhart Center, Loyola University Chicago|
|Maryam Saleh||Vice President Sales and Partnerships, Machinify|
|Julian DeShazier||Senior Pastor, University Church|
|Candice Payne||Founder and CEO, Action for a Cause|
|Starr Marcello||Executive Director, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation University of Chicago & Adjunct Assitant Professor, University of Chicago|
|Stephanie and Samantha||Co-Founders and Lead Designers, SASS-E Todds|
|Rochelle Trotter||Executive Director, Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation|
|Jennifer Ballard Croft||Chief of Staff and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly M. Foxx|
|E.R. Spaulding||Founder and CEO, ER Spaulding LLC & BlackWoman Startup|
|Joyce Winnecke||Chief Marketing and Experience Officer, PCMA/Convene|
Meet this year’s designers!
|Robin Harris||Model Atelier|
|Chelsea Jones||Chelsea Jones Shoes|
|Ann Andrews||Ann Catherine|
|Mark Roscoe||Mark Roscoe Design|
|Megan Maloney||Stella & Dot|
|Myla Patterson||SASS-E Todds|
|Tina Sweeney||Dimitra’s Bridal|
|Rachael Hooker||Dandy World|
|Lagi Nadeau||Nadeau LLC|
|Kaleb Sullivan||Dearborn Denim|
|Silvana Favaretto||The Tulle Project|
Hair and Makeup provided by:
Gift In-Kind Sponsors
A special thank you to this year’s sponsors: