Conference Sessions

ENCORE | Bounce: Refresh Your Approach to Breaking Through

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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. Join leadership expert Grace Killelea for stories, inspiration and tips to help you break through. Read More

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Speed Network Your Way to Meaningful Mentoring

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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 themes like ‘what drives your passion?’ ‘ How do you deal with a flat tire or your batteries needing to be recharged?’ ‘what technology truly increases your productivity?’ Read More

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Transformative Resilience™: The Way Forward for Women Leaders

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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 this session with tangible takeaways and a toolkit to help you lead in the face of 21st Century challenges.

Speaker: Ama Marston, international strategy and leadership expert and co-author, Transformative Resilience

Emcee: Lynne Born, board member, Watermark

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

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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 perspectives. Join this honest discussion and learn how we can all improve and learn from equity related issues we encounter daily. Read More

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

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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 and honoring this diverse community for greater business success and a richer life. Read More

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