April 7, 2016

Benefit Beat

Antoniah Lewis-Reese.
Taking the Lead and Effecting Change

TAKING THE Lead and Effecting Change will be an APAC Professional Development Committee presentation to help attendees understand what it means to be a leader and what it takes to be effective.  In this presentation, attendees will assess their personal leadership style, learn when and how to adapt it, discover the importance of working with a team, and how to lead change regardless of their position in the workplace. 

THE SPEAKER will be Antoniah Lewis-Reese, a project manager, change agent, and strategic advisor currently applying her talents as the Executive Assistant to the Dean at the UIC School of Public Health. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Roosevelt University and has nearly 20 years of professional experience in strategic management, process improvement, and enhancing organizational effectiveness. 

OVER THE course of her career, she has both supported and assumed leadership over a number of initiatives aimed at improving enterprise efficiency and communication. Her recent efforts at the School of Public Health have been focused on evaluating strategic plan progress, facilitating an examination of organizational design, and establishing a college-wide staff engagement program. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, advocating for education and social justice, and advising small business owners in change management and marketing strategy. 

THE WORKSHOP will be held on the West Campus, Friday, April 15, noon to 1:30 p.m., Room 932, SPH-PI, 1603 W. Taylor St., or on the East Campus, Friday, April 22, noon to 1:30 p.m., Room 401, University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St. To register, go to

MEMBERS OF the APAC Professional Development Committee are Julie Kong, Kim Mayfield, and Tracy Sikorski.

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