April 6, 2021
Announcing the Chamber's Monthly CEO and Senior Executive Leadership Group led by Executive Coach and George Mason Professor, Steve Gladis. The group is limited to 15 executive members and begins April 14th. Are you interested in signing up? Email Carmen Sevilla at csevilla@novachamber.org
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Registration is free
Greater Washington Apprenticeship Network Meeting
April 6th | 2-3PM
In partnership with Aon and Accenture, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Foundation invites you to attend the Greater Washington Apprenticeship Network’s next employer briefing. The Greater Washington Apprenticeship Network is an employer-focused, demand-driven network of employers in the region interested in exploring, building, and expanding the earn and learn approach to recruiting and training employees. At this meeting, you will learn more about the Network and begin to connect with other employers as well as apprenticeship resources available for employers in our region.
Registration is free for members
Nonprofit & Association Management Council Forum: Fundraising Capacity Building – a Case Study of the Children’s Science Center
April 7th | 10-11AM
Our next informative Nonprofit & Association Management event will be a not-to-be-missed roundtable conversation with two leaders from the Children's Science Center: Nene Spivy, Executive Director, and Jenn Brunner, Director of Advancement. This roundtable conversation will be an interactive and engaging session appropriate for non-profits in many sectors and at various phases of development.
Registration is free for members
Annual State Of Healthcare
April 15th | 9-10:30AM
Please join the Northern Virginia Chamber on April 15 as we present our Annual State Of Healthcare in the Region! Top officials from the region's largest and most influential health care companies will discuss equity in health care delivery, an issue that has taken on a renewed critical importance during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will also talk about the state of vaccine delivery in Virginia, value-based care, and more. Our stellar speakers include:
  • Brian Pieninck, President and CEO CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Lawrence Hamilton, Chief Operating Officer Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic
  • Maria Harris Tildon, Executive Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Christina Stasiuk, Market Medical Executive – Mid-Atlantic Region Cigna
  • Jen Siciliano, Chief External Affairs Officer Inova Health System
  • Chapy Venkatesan, MD, MS, FACP, Chief Quality and Safety Officer Inova Health System
Registration is free for members
Veteran and Military Business Council
April 21st | 1:30-2:30PM
Our next Veterans and Military Business Council (VMBC) meeting will provide an insider's view of George Mason University's Military, Veterans & Family Initiative (MVFI) with Dr. Keith Renshaw, Professor & Department Chair, Psychology, and Director of the MVFI. This groundbreaking program has been heralded for its veteran-forward work.
Registration is free for members
Member Roundtable: Mental Health During Crisis
April 21st | 1:30-2:30PM
After a year that has had a monumental impact on the world's economy and our health, it's no surprise that many of us are experiencing at least a little personal stress. The question is, will the stress we've experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic have a long-term impact on our health? Join us for a discussion around the significant--and likely lasting--mental health impacts of the pandemic with a focus on how to stay resilient in these uncertain times. Cigna's Market President, Monica Schmude, will lead our discussion.
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