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Conferences and Lectures » 2013 Hazelett Forum



Dr. Ora Pescovitz

"My Path: Learning, Leadership and Life"

October 25, 2013

Indiana History Center (directions below)

5:00 – 6:00pm Reception

6:00 – 7:00pm Hazelett Forum


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.

 

Directions to the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center:

450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46202-3269

Directions from the north

Take I-65 South and exit at Martin Luther King Jr. St./West St. (exit 114). Continue south on West Street for about three-quarters of a mile. Turn left on New York Street. The entrance to our parking lot will be on your right.

Directions from the east

Take I-70 West to I-65 North. Pass the first exit, go to the far-left lane, and exit at Martin Luther King Jr. Street/West Street (exit 114). Continue south on West Street for about three-quarters of a mile. Turn left onto New York Street. The entrance to our parking lot will be on your right.

Directions from the south

Take I-65 North to I-70 West. Go west for just under one mile, and exit at West Street (exit 79A). Turn right onto West Street/Missouri Street and continue north for about a mile. You will pass the History Center at the corner of Ohio and West streets. Make a right at the next stop light, which is New York Street. The entrance to our parking lot will be on your right.

Directions from the west

Take I-70 to the West Street exit (exit 79A). Make the first possible left (north) onto West Street/Missouri Street and go about a mile. You will pass the History Center at the corner of Ohio and West streets. Make a right at the next stop light, which is New York Street. The entrance to our parking lot will be on your right.