"NEW, Inclusion and You"
It’s time for 50/50 gender parity
It's time for more women leaders and a new, more inclusive workplace
NEW FUTURE FUND CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
for everyone in the retail and consumer goods industry.
Download our free reports
- Green Lights & Stop Signs: The road to gender parity
- Accelerators: Success factors for women leaders
- Chutes & Ladders career guide
- NEW Leader magazine
- NEW Annual Report 2015
- Women 2020: Women’s leadership in retail/cpg
- Tapestry: Multicultural women’s leadership
- NEW Women in Leadership magazine
Sign our Wall
Stand up for women’s leadership and workplace transformation. Your name will be added to this wall and you will receive Movement updates and special content from the Network of Executive Women.
Become a member
Network members get an array of career and business-building resources, including events, learning, research, career development and resources.
NEW members are part of a diverse community of nearly 10,000 leaders -- and at the forefront of our Movement for workplace change.
NEW Career Accelerator
A groundbreaking leadership model focused on women’s career success factors, the NEW Career Accelerator provides a foundation for new career advancement tools and workshops developed exclusively for the retail, consumer goods and services industry.
NEW Executive Institute
Our exclusive, in-depth leadership experience for emerging women executives. Now accepting applications.
NEW Rising Stars
This mid-level leadership program provides straightforward, practical feedback on job-related skills necessary to succeed in the retail, consumer goods and services industry. It includes two one-day, in-person sessions; six competency-building webinars; skill assessments and group coaching.
NEW Leadership Academy
Our popular career webinar series led by renowned career coach Jo Miller. Six webinars, live or recorded. Free to members. Register
Summit Speaker Series
A new webinar series featuring selected speakers from the NEW Leadership Summit. Six webinars, live or recorded. Free to members. Register
Uncover critical career competencies for women leaders in the retail, consumer goods and services industry with this special report based on input from more than 1,200 Network members. Developed with the Center for Creative Leadership.
Leverage the rich diversity of women leaders in retail, consumer goods and services with this special report focused on the unique strengths and career challenges of multicultural women.
The future of women’s leadership in our industry is here. Our comprehensive guide to benefits and barriers to women’s leadership in the retail, consumer goods and services sector.
Become a Partner
NEW is more than a network of industry professionals, it is a Movement for women’s leadership and workplace transformation. Our 100 corporate partners are at the forefront of this Movement and represent the industry’s leading companies, including grocery, chain drug, mass retail, home and convenience retailers; consumer goods manufacturers; and wholesalers and service providers.
NEW offers corporate partnerships at the Foundation, Title, Platinum and Gold levels, special sponsorships at the NEW Leadership Summit, NEW Executive Leaders Forum and events hosted by our 20 regions.
NEW partners receive a designated number of Network memberships with full member privileges, including access to our members-only conferences, learning programs and webinars, and research and resources, including our Community Directory. Partners receive organizational benefits, participate in Network events, sit on NEW committees, receive year-round membership-activation and other consulting services to drive results, and get industry-wide recognition as advocates of women’s leadership and workplace transformation.
Connect with our Movement
More than 100 national conferences and regional events in 20 metro areas in the U.S. and Canada:
- Greater Philadelphia
- New England
- New York Metro
- North Texas
- Northern California
- Northwest Arkansas
- Pacific Northwest
- Southern California
- South Texas
- Twin Cities
- Western Michigan
NEW members have access to a host of powerful professional collaboration tools, including a directory of nearly 10,000 members, online connections, Job Bank and more.
Join more than 30,000 industry members who follow the Network, its regions and our Movement on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. @NEWnational #itstime
Get the latest Network news in our twice monthly email newsletter, NEW Times and subscribe to NEW SmartBrief, a weekly digest on women’s leadership in the retail and consumer goods industry.
Volunteer in one of our 20 regions to meet other members of our Movement, gain valuable connections and priceless leadership experience.
Attend an Event
NEW Leadership Summit 2016
The Network's popular NEW Leadership Summit combines soaring inspiration and practical learning to help you, your team and your organization. Learning focuses on emerging and mid-level leaders, senior executives and men who lead women. The Summit features all-star keynoters, career workshops and special events like our Celebrating Excellence Awards. Summit attendees network with more than 1,200 executives and emerging leaders and leave more inspired in your life and better equipped in your career.
NEW Executive Leaders Forum 2016
The invitation-only NEW Executive Leaders Forum is the most prestigious women’s leading and learning event in the industry. Developed by senior executives for senior executives, attendance is reserved for women and men at the vice president level and above, and is capped and limited by company.
in 20 regions
More than 15,000 retail and consumer goods industry executives attend more than 100 regional forums and mixers each year at our 20 regions in the United States and Canada. Open to all, regional forums provide high quality, low-cost learning in the communities where our members and supporters live and work. Mixers, receptions and outings offer opportunities to meet colleagues and customers at little or no cost. Run entirely by volunteers, our regional events bring the Network’s mission home.
Free Accelerators report
Accelerators: Critical Competencies for Women Leaders in Retail and Consumer Goods
This report outlines the eight key competencies and five career derailers that comprise the NEW Career Accelerator Model.™ The model, developed by NEW in conjunction with the Center for Creative Leadership, is designed to help individuals, build teams and support professional development programs that advance women leaders. It's based on focus groups and surveys involving more than 1,200 NEW members and supporters.