LGPA Women's Leadership Day in Clifton Will Feature NYT's Best Selling Author


The Cognizant Founders Cup team along with Versant Health announced the creation of the Cognizant Founders Cup Women's Leadership Day presented by Versant Health, Thursday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m. at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton.

The event will be held during the week of the Cognizant Founders Cup, a tournament that pays tribute to the 13 founding members of the LPGA, and will include a panel discussion highlighting the journey to becoming a leader.

Keynote speaker, Lindsey Pollak, a New York Times bestselling author and one of the world's leading career and workplace experts, will headline the event. The Yale graduate's most recent book, Recalculating: Navigate Your Career Through the Changing World of Work, was published in 2021 as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and her previous book The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace was named a Book of the Month by the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times.

Additional speakers will include LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan, whose experience includes years as Princeton University's Ford Family Director of Athletics, along with Alison Banks-Moore, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey, and Thea Hayden, Vice President, Brand, Creative, Digital and Analytics, Cognizant.

A conversation with Lizette Salas, an LPGA Tour winner, five-time U.S. Solheim Cup Team member and Versant Health ambassador, and World Golf and LPGA Hall of Fame member and 48-time LPGA Tour winner Nancy Lopez will also be held. The day will conclude with a Networking Happy Hour.

A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase. Contact Tracy Hupko at Tracy.Hupko@lpga.com for more information.

Versant Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, is one of the nation's leading managed vision care companies serving more than 38 million members nationwide.

The LPGA is the world's leading professional golf organization for women, with a goal to change the face of golf by making the sport more accessible and inclusive. The LPGA Foundation has empowered and supported girls and women since 1991, most notably through LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the only national program of its kind, which annually engages with nearly 100,000 girls.

Press release via Versant Health

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