Becoming the Boss: A Panel for New Managers (POE)

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS TRACK: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce
Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

First-time managers are not only learning a new role; they are learning what it truly means to lead. Transitioning from individual contributor to successful manager will require a different set of skills and a new professional identity as “the boss.” Author and executive coach Amy Jen Su shares how to tap into and expand your leadership capacity so that you can sustain your optimal level of performance and thrive in your new role. She then leads a conversation with experts about how first-time managers can earn trust, build influence, navigate team responsibilities, and become the leaders they want to be. 

Thought leader: Amy Jen Su, author, The Leader You Want to Be


Emcee: Barbara Joyce-Shaikh, associate principal scientist, discovery immune oncology, Merck Research Laboratories


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