TUESDAY, NOV. 17
LEADERSHIP VALUES BREAKFAST: "24/7 Commitment" with Julie Peterson Klein and Todd Lee from Bell State Bank and Trust. 7:30-9 a.m. $25. Coeur de Catherine, 2004 Randolph Av., St. Paul. 952-737-7312.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18
EXECUTIVE WOMEN'S COUNCIL LUNCHEON: Carrie Ackerman, senior threat assessment team leader at Target, will speak about preventing violence in the workplace. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $30-$45. Minneapolis Club, 729 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-370-9160.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about WomenVenture's classes, consulting and networking groups for entrepreneurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin Av., Suite 200, Mpls. 612-224-9540.
NETWORKING LUNCHEON: "M.O.V.E. Into Joy." Advance registration required. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $34-$54. Golden Valley Golf and Country Club, 7001 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley. 612-708-6001.
MINNESOTA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE WOMEN LUNCHEON: mncrew.org. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. $45-$65. Radisson Blu Minneapolis, 35 S. 7th St., Mpls.
YOUNG ENTERPRISING WOMEN MENTORSHIP FORUM: enterprisingwomen.com. 4-7 p.m. $40. Knock Inc., 1315 Glenwood Av., Mpls. 612-333-6511.
EMPLOYER TELEWORK SUMMIT: Learn about best practices and guidelines for a telework business strategy. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington. 952-848-4947.
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER CONFERENCE: mofas.org. 11:45 a.m.-7 p.m. Ends Nov. 20. $80-$125. Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Dr., Brooklyn Park. 651-917-2370.
FRIDAY, NOV. 20
CRITICAL ISSUES FORUM: "Educational Achievement for All," with former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, former Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson, Pam Costain from AchieveMpls and Stephanie Davies-Larson from Business to School Partnerships. 7:30-9 a.m. $30-$50. Radisson Blu Minneapolis, 35 S. 7th St., Mpls. 612-370-9181.