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Braves Outing for Members!
Pre-game Private Reception and Game on Wednesday, August 11th
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm:
Pre-game Reception at the Top of the Terrapin
Atlanta Braves game against the Cincinnati Reds - seats in section 13 ($95 value) with nearby concessions area
About Our Summer Outing Host:
DeRetta Rhodes, Executive Vice President, Chief People Capital Officer
DeRetta is in her third season with the Braves after arriving in January 2019. She joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Human Resources before getting elevated to her current role, Executive Vice President, Chief People Capital Officer, in January 2021.
Dr. Rhodes, who oversees people capital initiatives for the organization's Major League, Minor League and The Battery Atlanta operations, has left a lasting impact in her short time with the Braves.
She has transformed the people capital department, expanded the culture of the organization with training programs and employee resource groups and created an internal diversity, equity and inclusion council. She also managed the organizational changes which became necessary due to the pandemic.
Prior to joining the Braves, Dr. Rhodes was the Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, Vice President of Human Resources at First Data, Vice President of Human Resources for Turner Broadcasting and held leadership positions at Ernst & Young, ADP, HomeGrocer.com and YUM Brand.
Dr. Rhodes received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, her Master's in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and her Ph.D. in adult education from the University of Georgia. She is a certified facilitator for the Benchmark 360 assessment by the Center for Creative Leadership, DISC coach and facilitator, qualified facilitator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), HOGAN Assessment and HOGAN 360.
A Kansas City native, Dr. Rhodes has also served in the Metro Atlanta community, in various board member roles and activities, most recently: Human Resource Leadership Forum (HRLF), Goodwill of North Georgia, 21st Century Leaders, Woodruff Arts Center and TedX UGA Speaker (March 2018).
She was also recognized as 100 Women of Influence by the Atlanta Business League.
Dr. Rhodes lives in Atlanta, Ga. with her husband, Leon, and her three sons, Cole, Austin and Jordan.
Save the Date!
Sunday, September 19th, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
& Tuesday, September 21st, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12th, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Erosion of Institutions as Trusted Organizations: Can We Stop the Undermining Quicksand or Do Trusted Institutions Need a Different Strategy?
Tuesday, November 9th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 5th: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Significant Others Included
Past 2021 Programs:
Tuesday, Jan 26th, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where Does Courage Show up in Corporate America: Who is Winning and Why?
Tuesday, Feb 16th, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
How Do Conspiracy Theories Begin How are They Disseminated and What Should We Be Concerned About?
International Women’s Day Program: Tuesday, March 8th, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Educating and Informing Women and Girls in the Wake of 2020 - Location: A Virtual Event Hosted by Georgia Pacific
Spring Member Dine Arounds
Sunday, April 11, 5 pm - 7 pm and Tuesday, April 13, 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Tuesday, May 18th, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Recover, Restore & Reset: a Primer on Naming Your Stress & Putting Yourself Back on the Calendar.
June through August – Casual cocktail gatherings for members
High Museum of Art Tour Hosted by Hala Moddelmog, July 13, 2021
IWF Global Conferences:
March 18 – 25, 2021:
IWF Cornerstone Conference, Virtual
(Postponed to 2025). September 29 – October 1, 2021: IWF World Leadership Conference, Seattle, Washington
May 18 – May 20, 2022:
IWF Cornerstone Conference, Santiago, Chile
November 2 – November 4, 2022:
IWF World Leadership Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
October 4 – October 6, 2023:
IWF World Leadership Conference, Detroit, Michigan
May 15 – May 17, 2024:
IWF World Leadership Conference, New York, New York