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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 ]

Transformative Resilience™: The Way Forward for Women Leaders (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Meeting Room 212 Today’s women face unique challenges that range from the gender stress gap to the glass cliff to leading in an increasingly complex world. Join women’s leadership expert Ama Marston as she shares her new research on why it’s essential for us … [ more ]

Startup Hacks for Your Work and Life (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom 220B Living your life like a startup is about maximizing flexibility and measuring ongoing results, not avoiding failure or reaching one particular end goal. It’s about embracing defeat, analyzing it, and failing up. Anna Akbari, PhD demonstrates how to reach fulfillment in all … [ more ]

Speed Network Your Way to Meaningful Mentoring (W)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Grand Ballroom 220A Join networking expert Julie Kantor for our inaugural Mentoring RoadtripTM. This is your chance to meet up with the individuals who can create new professional opportunities, sponsor your work and help accelerate your career. Julie will use a proven-successful approach to … [ more ]

ENCORE | 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 III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Meeting Room LL20 Being passed over for that promotion or new opportunity remains a challenge, especially for women. Setbacks are part of the journey.  We all need to learn how to stop, drop and roll during tough times and to make choices that keep us moving … [ 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 ]

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 ]

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