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Survival Strategies in a “Lean In” World: Real People, Real Stories, Real Solutions

In a world that has become increasingly fast-paced, over-connected and with no boundaries, the notion of balance is insane and impossible to achieve. Rather than attempt the impossible, this session will offer a blend of practical advice and inspiration to attain a new equilibrium, redefine your goals and priorities, and try to attain some sanity. Whether you are grappling with motherhood, caring for elderly parents, managing the abyss of a home, or all of the above, this session led by Joan Williams, a leading expert on this issue, will offer you some levity, humor, real stories and great tips from real women for managing the day-to-day chaos of life!

Thought Leader: Joan Williams, author, What Works for Women at Work

Panel of Experts:
1. Katrina Alcorn, author, Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink
2. Gail Sheehy, best-selling author, Passages and Daring: My Passages
3. Kerri Zane, single mom and lifestyle expert, and author, It Takes All 5 

Host: Jane Gasdaska, general manager, U.S. Product Supply and Distribution, Phillips 66