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The enduring mission of the Tobias Center is inspiring leadership excellence on a national scale.  Special access to the Center’s work will be furnished to Indiana citizens for the distinct purpose of enhancing leadership within the state.


Conferences and Lectures » 2014 Hazelett Forum

Angie Hicks

Founder of Angie's List

November 20, 2014

Indianapolis Central Library Auditorium

(Directions below, and note that parking at the library parking garage will be FREE to Forum attendees.)

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4:30 – 5:30pm Hazelett Forum

5:30 - 6:30pm Reception

About the Hazelett Forum

This program grows out of a desire to honor and hear from individuals who are successful leaders. Our speakers are individuals who exemplify excellence in leadership and work to support the advancement of women in leadership roles.

Ambassador Randall L. Tobias, the Randall L. Tobias Foundation, IU Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence, IUPUI, and its Office for Women have combined efforts to create the Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum. The Hazelett Forum joins the mission of the IU Tobias Center to inspire leadership excellence with IUPUI’s commitment to fostering a climate of diversity, opportunity, and equity for women and men.

To this end, the IU Tobias Center, the IUPUI Office for Women and IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz invite the community, corporate leaders, students, and scholars to share in a learning experience focused on women leaders in all walks of life. Honorees offer insights into knowledge about leadership in the modern workplace, including their reflections on the role of gender, work/life balance, and effective communication.

This Forum was established in honor of the late Susie Hazelett, the former Executive Director of the Randall L. Tobias Foundation. She was instrumental in helping to establish the IU Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence and we are proud to have her name associated with this important leadership forum.

The Hazelett Forum was made possible by a generous gift from Ambassador Randall L. Tobias, who wanted to honor Susie Hazelett’s outstanding work for the Tobias Family Foundation, the community of Indianapolis, the State of Indiana, and for the women in these communities. By establishing this Forum within the Tobias Center, it is his hope the Forum will present at least one program each year focusing on the issues of leadership in gender, family, and work/life balance. The Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum serves various constituencies of the university, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and interested persons in the community, by providing a forum for knowledgeable and creative speakers to celebrate the achievements of women leaders in various walks of life and to elevate public discussions and university scholarship on women in leadership roles.

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Directions to the Indianapolis Central Library parking garage*

*Note: free library garage parking vouchers will be available for Forum attendees.

40 E. St. Clair St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Directions from the north

On Pennsylvania Street, turn right into the garage just south of 9th Street. The entrance and exit to the underground parking garage is located on the west side of N. Pennsylvania Street between 9th and St. Clair Streets.

Directions from the south

On Meridian Street heading north, turn right onto 9th Street. Turn right onto Pennsylania St., then turn right into the garage entrance. The entrance and exit to the underground parking garage is located on the west side of N. Pennsylvania Street between 9th and St. Clair Streets.