Category Archives: Breakout Session

ENCORE | Bounce: Refresh Your Approach to Breaking Through

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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 forward. Develop your grit and tenacity and bounce back stronger and more confident than ever. … [ more ]

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Speed Network Your Way to Meaningful Mentoring

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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 lead a highly dynamic and interactive session. Each participant will meet with 6-8 ‘matches’ and explore key … [ more ]

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Transformative Resilience™: The Way Forward for Women Leaders

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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 to ”spring forward” in the face of adversity and change, rather than bouncing back. You will leave … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Diversity, Equity and Race: Broadening Perspectives in the Workplace

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. As the conversation around race and diversity in our society today continues to evolve, so does the need to understand how this impacts our roles in the workplace. The focus of this panel is to candidly discuss the challenges, address difficult issues and talk about how to make room for a constructive dialogue when bridging cultural and technical … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Let’s Talk About It! Understanding and Engaging the LGBTQ Community for Business Success

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Whether you are an LGBTQ-identified individual or an ally who wants to gain a greater understanding of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals in the workplace, this panel will offer one-of-a-kind insights from key influencers working in the tech community. Please join us as Megan Dickey guides a conversation revealing key stories, unique actions and successes related to engaging … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Work/Life Integration: Lessons Learned from the Trenches

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. Life doesn’t stop just because you enter an office every day. Recent benchmarking and employee surveys show there is a true need for organizations to provide support for employees navigating career and juggling the demands of life outside of work. Doing so will not only improve employee morale but will contribute to the overall success of the business. … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Gender Partnership: Engaging Men As Advocates to Pioneer Gender Equity

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. By engaging men in advocating for more equal workplaces, we’re creating better leaders, stronger businesses, more fulfilling lives for both women and men as well as establishing a business imperative required at all levels from all managers. The stats are staggering, in terms of where women stand in the workplace even after all this time, and will need an … [ more ]

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Crafting a Life That Matters

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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, regardless of who they are and what they do, can lead a meaningful life. The question is … [ more ]

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EXPERT EXCHANGE | Innovative Leaders Forging New Pathways

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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: … [ more ]

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ENCORE | Trailblazers: Pushing the Envelope and Leading Change

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. 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 thinking; and – Gain confidence to push the limits. Podcast: Play in new window | … [ more ]

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