Elatia Abate, '08 presents a relevant, action-packed framework to think about the Future of Now.


Online Webinar
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Our world is now demanding an entirely new approach to business, one that centers around building empowered, invigorated leaders who are capable of thriving in the unknown and helping others do the same.

This is what we will explore together:

  • Market-shaping paradigm shifts that are impacting the global landscape and what these mean for the futures of business, work, and talent
  • Learn new approaches to strategic thinking, such as the distinction between incremental and non-linear strategy, to help shape current and future plans
  • Practice embracing disruption and uncertainty using innovative problem-solving methodologies


Attendees will gain...

  • Tools to help your team become as agile as the increasingly disrupted market
  • Strategic frameworks and guiding principles to help you and your colleagues ask better questions about the challenges and opportunities available to you in general and specifically around talent attraction and engagement
  • An invigorated sense of possibility and purpose



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Deadline: 5/8/2023

Speaker Profiles

Elatia Abate (Speaker) '08
Founder, the Future of Now

Elatia Abate, founder of the Future of Now, is an entrepreneur whose mission is to revolutionize the way trailblazing leaders understand, train and fuel their leadership. Named a Forbes leading female futurist, she is a globally recognized expert on the futures of work and strategy.

Her Future-Led LeadershipTM learning and development content has been utilized in organizations including PwC, Verizon, UniGroup, RMI – Rocky Mountain Institute, Grupo Globo, CME Group, GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council), and The College of William and Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business.

Elatia is a sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of the future of work, leadership and resilience, sharing her message for audiences of tens and auditoriums of thousands for including, Citi, NY Life, VRBO, Deloitte, Honeywell, Belcorp, and SHRM, among many others. She has a TEDx talk entitled, "Pioneering the Future of Work." In a former life she served as Global Director, Talent Acquisition with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Vice President of Human Resources at Dow Jones & Company.

She has been featured in Fast Company, Esquire, Chief, Forbes, Exame, and La Voz, as well as in work with Trevor Noah and Tony Robbins. She was the only woman to contribute to the Tony Robbins 2020 Business Resiliency Expert series.

She is an instructor for LinkedIn Learning, in the Continuing Studies Department of Stanford University, and the Executive Education Department of The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. She received her BA and MBA from the University of Chicago.


Michele Cahill