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Women in Toys Announces Inaugural Leadership Forum

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Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) announced its first-ever WIT Leadership Forum, hosted by Target on June 16, 2020. The one-day event will bring together a diverse community of leaders to share insights to spark transformational discovery and activate bold ideas.

Topics to be explored include: A Mindset to Lead, Paving Your Purpose Path, Bringing Diversity to the Forefront, Thriving in Chaos, and Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders. Participants are also invited to a WIT Cocktails and Conversation evening reception on Monday, June 15.

 “We’re thrilled to host this event at Target’s headquarters, where we’ll shine a spotlight on leadership and inspirational visionaries who are committed to helping female leaders evolve and achieve their full potential,” said Janice Ross, WIT Vice President, and Managing Partner, Brand Fresh Management. “The Forum will fuel important conversations and help us build a playbook that will lead to significant and groundbreaking impact for women in our industry, the companies they work for, and the next generation of female executives.

The WIT Leadership Forum will be held at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.

Registration for the WIT Leadership Forum is now open. For more information and to register, visit


Early Bird by May 29, 2020:                         $495 WIT Members / $695 Non-Members

After May 29, 2020:                                        $595 WIT Members / $795 Non-Members


Fee includesWIT Cocktails & Conversation reception on June 15 and full-day Leadership Forum on June 16.

 To Become a WIT Member: Visit:

 For more information about WIT and the WIT Leadership Forum: Contact Mary Kay Russell at or 630.661.3541