Women's Leadership Conference 2016

Women's Leadership Conference 2016
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 3/11/2016
Time: 7:30 AM TO 1:30 PM

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 664-7036

This event is SOLD OUT!

$65 per employee of member firms;
$80 per non-member
$585 per table of 10 (members only)

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Gold Sponsor
Cherry Bekaert LLP 
Dixon Hughes Goodman | Women Forward
Duke Energy
Parker Poe
Red Hat, Inc.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Silver Sponsors
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina
Carolina Ballet
Carolina Hurricanes 
Marsh & McLennan Agency

Claire Shipman Headlines Women's Leadership Conference

Keynote Speaker
Join hundreds of professional women at this half-day educational and networking conference, which features a keynote from Claire Shipman. Shipman is a regular contributor on Good Morning America and other national broadcasts for ABC News. She is the co-author of two New York Times bestsellers: “The Confidence Code: The Art and Science of Self-Assurance—and What Women Need to Know” and “Womenomics: Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better.”

Panel Discussion
The conference features a panel of successful local women who will share their own personal and professional stories. Hear about the challenges they've faced and the successes they've achieved. Find out what they do to find balance in an ever-changing world. Panelists include:

  • DeLisa Alexander, Red Hat
  • Ravila Gupta, Umicore USA (moderator)
  • Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, Duke Energy
  • Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, NC Community Foundation
  • Beth Wood, State Auditor

Breakout Sessions

Attendees will be able to attend two 45-minute sessions. Topics include:

  • Sponsor, Mentor, Advisor: Differences & Details
    Henry Campen, Parker Poe,  and Becky Jacobs, Simple Change Wellness, will talk about the importance of having and being a sponsor/mentor and provide ways to find one that is the right fit for you.
  • Navigating Change
    Amy Baker, EY, and Diane Craver, Accuro, will discuss how to purposefully navigate change in ever-changing business environments 
  • Positioning Yourself to be Financially Confident
    Sonja Calabria, Marsh & McLennan Agency, Bonnie Bowers, Cherry Bekaert, and Beth Hallowell, PNC, will provide insight from the benefits, investment, and tax side of the finance world.
  • Communicating with Confidence & Impact
    Diane Adams, Qlik Technologies, and Sharon Delaney McCloud, Greenroom Communications, will discuss the importance of how to effectively communicate in the workplace.

(as of 2.23.16)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Registration, Networking, and Sponsor Tables
8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – Opening Remarks and Panel Discussion
9:45 – 10 a.m. – Networking Break
10 – 10:45 a.m. – Breakout Session #1 (choose from one of the four above)
10:45 – 11 a.m. – Networking Break
11 – 11:45 a.m. – Breakout Session #2 (choose from one of the four above)
11:45 a.m. – Noon – Networking Break
Noon – 1:25 p.m. – Lunch and Keynote Speaker
1:25 – 1:30 p.m. – Final Remarks (book signing following)

The conference includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and healthy break.

Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh Convention Center has convenient parking and full handicap accessibility. View a map and more details here.

You can also have parking information right at your fingertips by downloading the new Downtown Raleigh app here on iOS or here on Google Play.

RSVP by March 4

Online registration is now closed.

This event is SOLD OUT!

Call 919.664.7036 or email Brianne Gill

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