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Think Differently: Feeling Confident about Taking the Lesser Known Path (POE)

YOUNG WOMEN’S PROGRAM: Designed for high school junior and senior girls Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room 210AB “Follow your gut” is advice easy to give, but harder to follow. How do you know when following your intuition will lead you to happiness and success? In the session, super stars in their industries will share with you the reasons why fostering your passions, seeking purpose in your … [ more ]

Reclaiming Civility for Professional and Personal Advantage (POE)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room 211 Is there room for civility in today’s high-paced, heads-down, sound-bite, cut-to-the-chase world? The answer is a resounding yes. Civility brings financial, emotional and physical benefits. Join researcher and rudeness expert, Dr. Christine Porath as she leads a panel discussion … [ more ]

Achieving More by Doing Less (LP)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room LL20 Join Tiffany, one of Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women and Lean In launch team member, in this immersive personal development experience. She’ll share her story of failures and triumphs and help you release unrealistic expectations. Best of all, … [ more ]

Breaking Free for Your Next Act: How to Face (or Create!) Change with Courage and Joy (LP)

TRANSITIONS TRACK: Offering expertise for maneuvering career and life transitions Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room 212 Whether change has been thrust upon you, or you’re feeling stuck and ready to grow, stepping into the unknown can be a little, er…scary. If the thought of a new direction (a new career, a move, tackling a personal dream or goal) makes you want to head for the hills then join … [ more ]

Making the Most of Networking (POE)

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS TRACK: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room 210 EF Productive networking is not just about who you meet but how you use those interactions to create connections, find multi-generational mentors and create sponsorship to promote your goals. This can prove to be critical whether you are climbing the corporate ladder, building your start-up or determining … [ more ]

The Power of Narrative in Selling Your Idea (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room LL21ABC Being able to “pitch” your idea, in person or in writing, has become a critical skill whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager climbing the corporate ladder or a freelance worker looking for engagement. Everyone has the ability to tell … [ more ]

Pivot: The Only Move that Matters Is Your Next One (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meeting Room LL21DEF No matter your age, life stage, bank account balance, or career level, you can learn how to pivot strategically into your next opportunity. Career change doesn’t have to be a crisis, and plateaus don’t have to be a problem. In … [ more ]

Broadcasting Happiness: Creating Success Through Positive Engagement (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Grand Ballroom 220A Effective, positive communication is the single biggest driver of success at work. New research in the fields of neuroscience and positive psychology is showing the incredible ripple effect positive communication can have on employee engagement, productivity, and happiness at work. … [ more ]

Leadership Now: The Transformative Power of Being Yourself (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 Ballroom 220C What are today’s key leadership traits – inclusion, disruption, empowerment, mentorship, resilience? How do you best inspire others to follow your lead? This panel of experts, led by noted researcher, consultant and author, Charlene Li will share the unique leadership traits that helped … [ more ]

ENCORE | Trailblazers: Pushing the Envelope and Leading Change (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 Ballroom 220B This session will feature innovative women who are pushing the boundaries today and having success. Sharing their personal stories, attendees will learn how to: – Establish a climate that embraces smart risk and invites sustainable growth; – Identify and eliminate barriers to progressive … [ more ]

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