Former Newsweek Editor and Author to speak at Chamberís Womenís Leadership Luncheon Series on February 13

Former Newsweek Editor and Author to speak at Chamberís Womenís Leadership Luncheon Series on February 13


WHAT:The Chamber’s 2014 Professional Women’s Leadership Luncheon Series kicks off with a presentation titled, “How to Zoom: Surprising Lessons from Today’s Best and Brightest Business Leaders.”

WHO: Alexis Gelber is an award-winning editor and journalist with experience in digital and print media. A longtime top editor at Newsweek, Gelber supervised award-winning coverage of politics, social issues and international news as the magazines National Affairs Editor, Assistant Managing Editor, and as the Managing Editor of Newsweek International. She is graduate of Barnard College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Most recently, Gelber was the editorial Director of The Human Face of Big Data, a book and multimedia project published in December 2012. She was also the editor of Zoom: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career, a book based on Fortune’s 40 under 40 series on young business leaders and entrepreneurs, published in September 2013. Gelber is currently an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

WHEN:Thursday, February 13, 2014
11:30 PM - 12:00 PM Registration and Networking
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Luncheon and Program

WHERE: The Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach

TO ATTEND: $30 per person. $500/table sponsor. Register online at  or call Maggie Cromwell at 757-622-2537.              

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.


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