As keynote speaker at the Higher Ground Women’s Leadership Conference on Jan. 30, CNN correspondent Suzanne Malveaux will talk about the leadership principles she’s learned and how they’ve applied to her personal and professional advancement, says Nakeina Douglas-Glenn, director of VCU’s Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute. Malveaux’s efforts to promote ALS awareness and research, along with her award-winning news coverage, exemplify the ideals of institute namesake Grace Harris, Douglas-Glenn adds. 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richmond Marriott. Registration is $150. 827-1169 or pubapps.vcu.edu/gehli.