Conference Sessions

2018 Session | A Conversation on Sponsorship for Men and Women

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Women with leadership aspirations need advocacy from men and women in positions of power. In other words, they need a sponsor. A mentor can help define a dream; but a sponsor doesn’t stop until the dream has been realized. These mutually beneficial relationships are especially critical at transition points; a great sponsor can help remove obstacles, reveal opportunities, and make talent visible to key leaders. Whether you are looking to increase diversity and satisfaction at your company or to inspire meaning or momentum in your career, join this essential conversation about allyship, advocacy, and what it takes to find and become a sponsor.

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2018 Session | ENCORE: The Balance Quest: Building a Life That Works for You

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“Having it all” has become the subject of much debate with passions running high in all directions. And with such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads, and resources, it is impossible to define “life balance” for all women. But what if the equation was different altogether? What if there was a recipe for giving you more time to do what is important to you? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam will share time management strategies that may make a difference between just hanging on and possibly feeling like you are “having it all.”

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2018 Session | Forging Powerful Relationships: Networking to Where You Want to Go

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Effective networking can help you accomplish your ambitions, land your dream job, and build a lasting career. In this hands-on workshop, acclaimed networking expert J. Kelly Hoey cuts through the networking noise and presents innovative strategies to start building strong relationships—the genuine, mutually beneficial, enduring kind. Workshop attendees will learn creative and simple ways to connect before taking part in some active networking with other participants.

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2018 Session | Innovation Quotient: Making Your Mighty Idea a Reality

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Your innovative idea could solve problems, create new paradigms, lead to breakthroughs, and possibly even change the world. It’s time to make that audacious idea a reality. This panel of experts discusses unlocking our boundless potential to create and innovate, pushing us to rethink how progress can happen for our businesses, our communities, and ourselves. Participants will learn about clarifying their vision, designing for scalability, and opening doors for greater impact.

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2018 Session | The Balance Quest: Building a Life That Works for You

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“Having it all” has become the subject of much debate with passions running high in all directions. And with such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads, and resources, it is impossible to define “life balance” for all women. But what if the equation was different altogether? What if there was a recipe for giving you more time to do what is important to you? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam will share strategies that may make a difference between just hanging on and possibly feeling like you are “having it all.”

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