Lessons in Leadership

The Lessons in Leadership virtual series will offer emerging leaders from business, government, and civic organizations the opportunity to hear from experienced leaders about their leadership journey. Speakers will offer insight on overcoming challenges, maximizing opportunities, and more.

Cost Per Session: $10 Chamber members; $25 future member

Lessons in Leadership with Dr. Audrey Gregory


Wednesday, June 30 at 11 a.m.

Speaker: Dr. Audrey Gregory, Chief Executive Officer, Detroit Medical Center





Updated Requirements for Event Registration

The Chamber has upgraded its registration system. If you have not created a new login since July 2020, you will need to create one in order to register for events. Each event attendee is required to create a unique login to register. Learn more about setting up your login.

Previous Sessions:

Najah Bazzy, founder and chief executive officer of Zaman International, joined the Chamber to discuss her unique leadership journey from leaving a six-figure salary as a nurse to creating a global nonprofit committed to empowering women to overcome extreme poverty. During the conversation, she explored the importance of prioritizing who and what matters most to fulfilling your mission, as told through her experience building an organization around the transformative power of hope. Read the recap.

Peter Quigley, president and chief executive officer of Kelly, joined the Detroit Regional Chamber to discuss how individuals can lead at all levels of an organization with increased awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The long-lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of sustaining a healthy work environment to allow employees and businesses to thrive was also covered. Read the recap.

Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, director of Next Generation Combat Vehicles, Cross Functional Team for the Detroit Arsenal, joined the Chamber to share lessons learned throughout his career as a leader in the U.S. Army including what impacts effective leadership, the importance of a human connection, team collaboration, and demonstrating care to enable collective success. Read the recap.

Dug Song, chief strategy officer for Cisco Secure and co-founder of Duo Security, joined the Chamber to discuss his perspective on leading in a technology-forward world, and share lessons learned throughout his journey from entrepreneur to corporate success. Read the recap.


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