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09 - 10 May, 2017

Challenges You May Be Facing

Do you feel that more progress could be made for the advancement of women within your organization? Is your business aware of the impact that strengthening women’s leadership can have on innovation, decision-making, and business results? If you believe there’s room to improve, then we encourage you to join us for the 13th Annual Women's Leadership Conference.


About The Conference

This conference will bring together top business leaders to provide new, specific, and actionable insights on the essential stages of the leadership journey: how to advance oneself through the challenges women continue to face; how to advance those around you through mentorship, sponsorship, and peer support; and how to advance one’s organization through systemic change.  


The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will:

- Discover the total business impact of strengthening women’s leadership roles.
- Draw insights from the latest research and case studies on organizational changes.
- Gain new strategies for increasing the effectiveness of networks and mentorships.
- Examine and build upon the business case for workplace flexibility.
- Learn key methods for retaining and advancing women at any age.
- Understand powerful negotiating tactics to advance oneself and others.
- Network and collaborate with your peers.


Who Should Attend

We recommend this conference for senior level women and men who support women's advancement. Titles may include:

  • Directors of diversity and inclusion

  • Chief diversity officers

  • Chief human resources officers

  • Women’s initiative officers

  • Vice president of learning and development

  • Vice president and directors of talent management


Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in the 2017 conference, please contact us:


CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personal Development
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Marketing Partner
DiversityComm 3 year partnership
Athena Center 2017 Partnership
Working Women 2017 Partnership
Ellevate Partnership
AGENDA
09 - 10 MAY, 2017
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY
09 - 10 May, 2017

Challenges You May Be Facing

Do you feel that more progress could be made for the advancement of women within your organization? Is your business aware of the impact that strengthening women’s leadership can have on innovation, decision-making, and business results? If you believe there’s room to improve, then we encourage you to join us for the 13th Annual Women's Leadership Conference.


About The Conference

This conference will bring together top business leaders to provide new, specific, and actionable insights on the essential stages of the leadership journey: how to advance oneself through the challenges women continue to face; how to advance those around you through mentorship, sponsorship, and peer support; and how to advance one’s organization through systemic change.  


The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will:

- Discover the total business impact of strengthening women’s leadership roles.
- Draw insights from the latest research and case studies on organizational changes.
- Gain new strategies for increasing the effectiveness of networks and mentorships.
- Examine and build upon the business case for workplace flexibility.
- Learn key methods for retaining and advancing women at any age.
- Understand powerful negotiating tactics to advance oneself and others.
- Network and collaborate with your peers.


Who Should Attend

We recommend this conference for senior level women and men who support women's advancement. Titles may include:

  • Directors of diversity and inclusion

  • Chief diversity officers

  • Chief human resources officers

  • Women’s initiative officers

  • Vice president of learning and development

  • Vice president and directors of talent management


Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in the 2017 conference, please contact us:


CPE logo

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits
Personal Development
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Scheduled Speakers 09 - 10 May, 2017

Scheduled Speakers 09 - 10 May, 2017
  • Laurie Glimcher, MD, President and CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Lori Dickerson Fouché, President, Annuities, Prudential Financial
  • Carter Murray, Worldwide CEO, FCB
  • Maggie Wilderotter, former CEO and Chair, Frontier Communications
  • Matt Blumberg, CEO and Chairman, Return Path
  • Jessica DeVlieger, President, CSpace
  • Beth Monaghan, CEO and Co-Founder, InkHouse
  • Tammy Weinbaum, EVP, Global Business Services, American Express
  • Mary Lee Hannell, Chief Human Resources Officer, The Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Monique Hunt McWilliams, Chief Diversity Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Bernard Plum, Partner, Proskauer
  • Lisa Gutierrez, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Cardinal Health
  • Ryan Smith, Head of Global Human Resources, GE Business Innovations
  • Sonya Holt, Implementation Lead, Directors Advisory Group for Women in Leadership, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Shanna Gregory, Dean, The Grace Hopper Program
  • Tami Forman, Executive Director, Path Forward
  • Karen Wilkins-Mickey, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Alaska Airlines
  • Sonya Jacobs, Chief Organizational Learning Officer, University of Michigan
  • Delaine Barr, Executive Coach, Americas Leadership and Team Coaching, EY
  • Lisa Bonner, Change Management & Communications Leader, Cigna
  • Stefanie Johnson, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business
  • Professor Erin Kelly, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Pamela Wagoner, Program Director, The Conference Board
  • Amy Lui Abel, PhD, Managing Director, Human Capital, The Conference Board
Marketing Partner
DiversityComm 3 year partnership
Athena Center 2017 Partnership
Working Women 2017 Partnership
Ellevate Partnership