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Expert Exchange | Making the “Tech” Industry a Fit for YOUR Skillset

We’re fortunate to live in a fast-growing market with a rich tech environment, but what if your professional background and skillset doesn’t seem to be perfectly suited for tech? How do you take advantage of the positives associated with tech – the fun, energizing, innovative and forward thinking culture – and make the industry work FOR YOU and for your career goals, regardless of your professional background? This session brings … [ more ]

Expert Exchange | Strategies to Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed in a Male Dominated Environment (POE)

Austin is a magnet for the best and brightest and you are part of it. In this competitive environment, it is important to stand out, step up and get noticed – not only to climb the ladder, but to have impact. But how do you stand out without alienating others? How do you get taken seriously in a male-dominated room? And how do you remain innovative in a high-pressure environment? … [ more ]

ENCORE: Transform Your Norm…Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone (LP)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 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 Lisa Nichols is no stranger to transformation. Her own story is extraordinary – she transformed her life from a single mom on public assistance to a millionaire entrepreneur. Her own struggles have been the inspiration behind her bold mission to teach others that it … [ more ]

Expert Exchange | The Pie Life: How to Slice it to Find Life Balance

There are many slices in the pie of life, but what are your priorities and how do you meet those goals? Samantha Ettus has worked with thousands of women on their work/life challenges and will share her one-of-a-kind strategies and tactics in this session designed for women looking to thrive professionally and personally. Her easy-to-apply practical and down to earth advice will help you decipher your priorities and inspire you … [ more ]

Expert Exchange | Are You Ready to be Self-Made?

Do you have what it takes to be a self-made entrepreneur? It’s not just about the potential for financial independence, but financial empowerment is where it begins. It means getting out of survival mode, where you are one problem away from catastrophe. It means changing your mindset from instant gratification to goal orientation. It means being able to sleep at night without worry. How do you get there? Nely Galán … [ more ]

Transform Your Norm…Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone (LP)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 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 Lisa Nichols is no stranger to transformation. Her own story is extraordinary – she transformed her life from a single mom on public assistance to a millionaire entrepreneur. Her own struggles have been the inspiration behind her bold mission to teach others that … [ more ]

The Culture of Tech: How Women are Changing the Rules

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am As the tech workforce continues its expansive surge, offering its employees numerous opportunities for both personal and professional growth, women still face barriers in their upward trajectory. From limits in leadership positions and an absence of female role models, to pay equity and a … [ more ]

Creating a Life Balance Groove (W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 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 Creating a less stressful and more balanced life is something many women are working to achieve. But, the concept of “balance” means something different to everyone and there is no right answer. Enter Christine Carter, a happiness expert at UC Berkeley, who will … [ more ]

Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am With ever changing policies on retirement planning, it’s tempting to put off saving for retirement until there is a clear path to follow. Do you invest safely knowing that the money will be there, but might not be quite enough? Or do you invest … [ more ]

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