Hazelett Forum

The next Hazelett Forum will be in 2025

Check back for future details on the 14th Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum.

Past speakers

Past speakers for the Hazelett Forum include:

  • 2022: Dr. Pamela Whitten, Indiana University President
  • 2019: Elaine Weiss, author, journalist
  • 2017: Alecia A. DeCoudreaux, president, Mills College
  • 2015: U.S. Congresswoman Susan Brooks and City of Gary Mayor Karen Wilson-Freeman
  • 2014: Angie Hicks, founder and chief marketing officer, Angie’s List
  • 2013: Dr. Ora Pescovitz, CEO, University of Michigan Health Systems
  • 2012: Marianne Glick, philanthropist, businesswoman, artist
  • 2011: Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever basketball player
  • 2010: Angela Brown, international opera singer
  • 2009: Patricia Miller, co-founder of Vera Bradley, Inc.
  • 2008: France Cordova, scientist, former president of Purdue University
  • 2007: Joanne Ciulla, founding faculty, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond
  • 2006: Cheryl Batchelder, chief executive officer and president of AFC Enterprises Inc. (Popeye’s Chicken)

Who was Suzie Hazelett?

The Hazelett Forum was established in honor of the late Suzie Hazelett, former executive director of the Randall L. Tobias Foundation. She was instrumental in helping to establish the Tobias Leadership Center, and this important leadership forum honors her outstanding work for the foundation, the community of Indianapolis, the state of Indiana, and the women in these communities.