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A Conversation on Sponsorship for Men and Women (POE)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Women with leadership aspirations need advocacy from men and women in positions of power. In other words, they need a sponsor. A mentor can help define a dream; but a sponsor doesn’t stop until the dream has been realized. These mutually beneficial relationships are especially critical … [ more ]

Leading by Inclusion (POE)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm To lead with a focus on inclusion will impact our work in the conference room, in the boardroom, and beyond. Inclusive leadership affects who we hire and mentor, how we speak and listen, and what goals we set, review, and reward. Join this group of … [ more ]

Creative Change (W)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am CEOs, top executives, and other business leaders agree that creativity and innovation are vital to thrive in a competitive world. But according to the research of former Wharton management professor Jennifer Mueller, many business leaders chronically reject creative solutions and instead embrace the familiar. Mueller’s research … [ more ]

The Language of Leadership (POE)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Words can carry enormous weight, influencing our perceptions of people and even their leadership potential. Research shows that the words chosen to describe women leaders may vary from the way male peers are described for the same level of performance. Examining the bias embedded in our … [ more ]

Diversity Refresh: What We Really Need to Be Successful (W)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Workplace diversity can increase productivity, job satisfaction, innovation, and even a business’s bottom line. Increasingly companies know how vital it is for their workforce to have a collective well of experience and perspectives, but their approach to increasing diversity has not changed much over the … [ more ]

Overcoming​ ​Imposter​ ​Syndrome​ ​to​ ​Become​ ​an Authentic​ ​Leader​ ​(POE)

LEADERSHIP TRACK: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Do you fear you’re a fake? Do you question your worth? Are you scared that you aren’t qualified for your position or ambition? Self-doubt strikes even the most capable people and is one of the greatest barriers to becoming an authentic leader. This session will bring … [ more ]

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