The 2015 Conference Center


Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Courageous Innovation™: Innovating in Your Organization, Your Team and Your Career – with Cindy Solomon, Juliet de Baubigny, Meg Bear, Jami McKeon, Rima Qureshi and Shellye Archambeau

Bridging the Cross-Gender Communication Gap to Improve Your Leadership and Advance Your Position – with Barbara Annis, John Gray and Karen J. Willem

Communicating Effectively for Inclusion: How to Go From Well Meaning to Doing – with Verná Myers and MaryAnn Bianco

Your QUANTUM LEAP: How & Now!! – with Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks and Jackie Glenn

Breaking Through: How to Overcome Fears, Inertia, Gender Bias and Other Obstacles – with Vanessa Loder, Jill Abramson, Darla K. Anderson, Jessica Herrin, Ginna Raahauge and Nicole Ward

Small Changes, Big Results: Your Journey to Physical and Emotional Wellness – with Ellie Krieger and Heather Healy

How to Use Body Language to Influence Human Behavior and Enhance Your Presence – with Janine Driver and Jeanne Bradford

Life Balance Survival Strategies in a “Lean In” World: Real People, Real Stories, Real Solutions – with Jaleh Bisharat, Katrina Alcorn, Gail Sheehy, Lisa Sugar, Christine Tsai and Ann Barlow

Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

ENCORE: Courageous Innovation™: Innovating in Your Organization, Your Team and Your Career – with Cindy Solomon, Rosalind L. Hudnell, Yoky Matsuoka, Faye Sahai, Renee Compton Ryan and Erna Arnesen

Pioneering Pay Equity: Strategies to Bridge the Gap, Own Your Value and Negotiate Your Worth – with Gloria Feldt, Kimberly Bryant, Kristi Mitchem, Victoria Pynchon and Merline Saintil

Strategize to Win: The New Way to Start Out, Step Up or Start Over in Your Career – with Carla Harris and Karineh Khachatourian

Secrets for Winning at Work: The Handbook for Emerging Professionals and Career Success – with Lisa Orrell, Marcy Blair, Pooja Sankar, Christina Smedley and Laurie Lumenti Garty

A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance: The Five Investment Decisions That Can Make (or Break!) Your Portfolio – with Manisha Thakor and Maya Strelar-Migotti

Transitions and Risk Taking: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave – with Joyce Maynard, Erin L. McSweeney, Peggy Northrop, Ramona Pierson and Patrice D’Eramo

30 Days to a Better Brain: Tips for Improving Your Memory, Concentration, Mood and Overall Well-Being – with Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, and Bridget A. Ross

ENCORE: How to Use Body Language to Influence Human Behavior and Enhance Your Presence – with Janine Driver and Susan Rancourt

How to Become the Social Entrepreneur of Your Life: Doing Well By Doing Good – with Anne Devereux-Mills, Jessica Herrin, Joanne Pasternack, Danae Ringelmann, Celia Tejada and Kathy Woeber Gardner

Expert Exchange Sessions: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Building Meaningful Connections – with Marilyn Nagel

Negotiating to Get (More of) What You Want – with Margaret Neale

Strategies for Fostering a Global and Diverse Workplace and Team – with Sharon Brogdon, Trudy Bourgeois, Lisa M. Lambert, Pat McDonald and Mary Willner

Propelling Your Career Growth: Top Tips From Ericsson’s Superwomen – with Gunjan Aggarwal, Bina Chaurasia, Amy McCune, Rima Qureshi and Maya Strelar-Migotti

Women and Wealth: Establishing a Game Plan That Aligns With What You Value Most – with Alma Guimarin, Theo Schwabacher, Pamela Soekland and Cheryl L. Young

Inclusive Leadership as a Competitive Advantage – with Heather Lawley, Marcy Blair, Ana Corrales, Patrice D’Eramo, Francine Katsoudas and Sridevi Koneru Rao

Making a Difference in the Board Room: Lessons from Women with Experience – with Wendy Beecham, Mary Cranston, Nadia Damouni, Jane Edison Stevenson and Gerri Elliott

Building Your Personal Brand: Sharing Practical Tools and Action Plans – with Lisa Welker-Finney


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