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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 ]

EXPERT EXCHANGE | Innovative Leaders Forging New Pathways

Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Meeting Room LL21ABC At the heart of the Valley’s culture is disruption, regardless of gender, age or ethnicity. Join this dynamic panel to hear unique perspectives on forging new pathways, disrupting the norm, whether in business, in life or in the world. You’ll take away insights and inspiration for challenging stereotypes, taking risks and making the seemingly impossible a reality. Moderator: Claire Lee, managing director, … [ more ]

Roundtable 10 | Jumping into Social is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Want to join the Social Revolution but never found the time, or were afraid to get started? Join us as we share how to safely and easily jump in to the new social world. This discussion will provide you with short, easy and best-practice steps for getting started in the professional social world of LinkedIn and Twitter. We’ll share how to join, set up your profiles, connect and jump into … [ more ]

Roundtable 8 | Maximizing Social Media in the Job Search

Studies have shown that approximately 80% of job seekers turn to social media to search for a new job. If LinkedIn is not your choice of platform, how do you use utilize social in this process? Whether you are looking for top talent or searching for a job, you’ll want to leverage social media. Join this roundtable with job search coach Kimberly O’Connor to discuss the latest trends for finding … [ more ]

Crafting a Life That Matters (W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom 220C There’s an idea in our culture that living a meaningful life is some grand pursuit — that you have to be a spiritual guru or lifesaving surgeon to count your life as meaningful. Actually, that’s not true. Each and every person, … [ more ]

Roundtable 6 | How to Turn Your Passion Into a Career

NOTE: This roundtable will only be offered from 4:10pm – 4:40pm Are you trying to build a career path—particularly in a niche or emerging industry, or one that is not well understood? Can you write the job description you would love to have, but don’t have the opportunity at your current company or keep bumping up against a glass ceiling? Aubrey Blanche found herself in just that situation. She describes … [ more ]

Roundtable 5 | How to Grow Your Team Effectively

We’ve all heard “hire fast, fire faster” as a motto in the Valley, but is this really the most effective way to keep up with rapid business growth? Join Maria, as she shares her experience with the rapid growth of Cloudflare, billion dollar unicorn club member. Learn about the employee profile and skills you will need at various stages of your venture. Uncover tips to hire effectively and also fire … [ more ]

Roundtable 4 | Four Filters for Choosing the Right Partners for a New Venture or Team

Learn the four filters that help entrepreneurs and other business leaders determine which partners might be best for their team or organization. This includes insights into why clearly-defined roles and communication are important from the start of the process; Whether similar backgrounds hurt or help the business and relationship; and best practices when establishing the autonomy and authority that each partner needs to lead within their roles. Participants will leave … [ more ]

Roundtable 3 | Get Paid What You’re Worth

There’s no getting around it. Many women are uncomfortable advocating for themselves and for their business, leaving both undervalued. Join this roundtable and discover how to negotiate and feel great about it.  Lisa has been key to shaping an empowering and strong culture at Udemy. She’ll share successful strategies to advocate for yourself, your business and others.  You will take away key tips to support your success and feel great … [ more ]

Roundtable 2 | Creating A Cult Following

Companies that have achieved cult-like status primarily fall into three categories: those driven by a person, by a product or by a purpose. In this roundtable session, Menaka shares insights into what distinguishes companies like People- soft and Google and how you can duplicate those learnings to grow you business and drive larger change and even social impact. Speaker: Menaka Shroff, CMO, BetterWorks

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