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I AM THAT GIRL: Empowering Your Everyday Life (W)

YOUNG WOMEN’S PROGRAM: Designed for high school junior and senior girls Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Every day, we are bombarded with messages that lead us to question who we are. Meet Emily Greener, founder of I AM THAT GIRL, which advises young women to be the best version of each of us. In this inspirational and interactive session, attendees will learn how to collaborate instead of compete and … [ 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 ]

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 ]

Addicted to Busy: Managing Stress & Burnout (W)

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Offering strategies for managing and improving your physical, mental and emotional well being Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Women are maxed out, addicted to being busy, and overwhelmed. Keeping busy at all costs is the cultural status quo, but the drive to do more is impacting our families, our work, and our health. Women process burnout differently than men and the result of our busyness is … [ more ]

Career Transitions: Pivoting into Career 2.0

TRANSITIONS: Offering expertise for maneuvering career and life transitions Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm This session is for anyone facing the daunting question of what comes next – whether your perfect-on-paper job has hit a plateau, you are considering taking on a new role, are moving into a new company or industry, or even starting or folding your own business. By taking your priorities into account and leveraging what … [ more ]

Innovative Women Pushing the Boundaries: Sharing Strategies for Risk Taking and Success

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Making a decision to “push the boundaries,” whether it is switching to a new division of your current employer, starting your own company or joining a start-up can be overwhelming. If you have dreamed of being an entrepreneur, but not sure you are ready for the gamble, this panel of experts … [ more ]

The Confidence Divide: Closing the Gap to Achieve Career Success

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Being passed over for a promotion you knew you were ready for is nothing new. What may be unique is this little culprit: a disparity in confidence. While men are prone to overestimate their abilities, women too often sell themselves short and confidence plays … [ more ]

Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Bridging the Gap (POE)

LEADERSHIP: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session II: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm The stats are staggering and while we have taken steps in the right direction, progress remains slow. Impacting real change will require a top down and bottom up approach. The most effective leaders navigate highly diverse teams, being aware of any unconscious bias – all with … [ more ]

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