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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 poser? Do you question if you are worthy? Are you scared that you aren’t qualified for your position? Self-doubt strikes even the most capable people – especially women – and is one of the greatest barriers to becoming an authentic leader. … [ more ]

Everyday Activism: How You Can Amplify Your Voice to End Sexual Violence (W)

YOUNG WOMEN’S PROGRAM: Designed for high school junior and senior girls Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Meeting Room 210AB Together with Annie Clark, one of the main subjects of award-winning documentary The Hunting Ground, Sofie Karasek founded End Rape on Campus (EROC), dedicated to supporting violence survivors and fighting the battle against sexual assault on campuses across the nation. Sofie, EROC’s director of education, will lead this interactive … [ more ]

Investing in Your Future, Starting Today (W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Meeting Room LL21DEF No matter how much you have, there is always room to make better decisions with your money – whether for your savings, 401k, IRA or other investment plan. Join Kathryn, who walked away from a Wall Street salary to … [ more ]

Creating YOUR Meaningful Life (POE)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session I: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Meeting Room 210EF Women are maxed out and overwhelmed, working to balance personal and professional lives. Join us for a conversation with experts on ways to create a life with meaning and joy and helping you to increase your energy and decrease … [ more ]

Career Transitions: Tips for Any Stage of Your Journey (POE)

TRANSITIONS TRACK: Offering expertise for maneuvering career and life transitions Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room LL21ABC This session is for anyone facing the daunting question of what comes next – whether your perfect-on-paper job has hit a plateau, you are considering taking on a new role, are moving into a new company or industry, or even starting or folding your own business. By taking your priorities into account … [ more ]

The Art of Branding: Positioning Yourself for YOUR Future (POE)

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS TRACK: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room 211 Whether you are trying to ace a job interview, sign a new client or promote your business, it is critical to sell yourself. Often times, professionals fall into the trap of regurgitating bullets about their past jobs instead of sharing the value they can offer as a result … [ more ]

Connectional Intelligence: Today’s Secret to Getting Things Done (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Grand Ballroom 220A In today’s hyper-competitive world, smarts, passion and luck aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called Connectional Intelligence (CxQ). Virtually anyone can maximize his or her potential, and achieve breakthrough performance, by developing … [ more ]

Harness Resilience to Catapult Your Career (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting Room 212 Today’s professionals face more stresses and strains than ever before – financial crisis, professional inequities and even global challenges. What if you could embrace life’s challenges, using them to catapult yourself forward? Join global leadership and Transformative Resilience expert, Ama Marston … [ more ]

Unconscious Bias: Addressing the Gap in Yourself and Your Company (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Ballroom 220C The stats are staggering and while we have taken steps in the right direction, progress remains slow. Impacting real change will require a top down and bottom up approach. The most effective leaders navigate highly diverse teams, being aware of any unconscious … [ more ]

Bounce: Refresh Your Approach to Breaking Through (W/LP)

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 Meeting Room LL20 Being passed over for that promotion or new opportunity remains a challenge, especially for women. Setbacks are part of the journey. “The Confidence Effect” is how we deal with these obstacles. We all need to learn how to stop, drop and roll during … [ more ]

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