Location: The Omni Hotel Austin
Hotel Address: 700 San Jacinto at, E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701

Get inspired and supercharge your career! This motivational event by and for Women Leaders will enable you to learn the best practices other women leaders have adopted, how to overcome key challenges others have faced, and hear about new solutions that are solving these challenges. Learn how to best help others, create a top culture of diversity, and build a network of professional colleagues passionate about their development. Available seating is limited so be sure to sign up now to ensure a seat.

Featured Current Speakers (more to be announced) . . .

Roberta Rincon
Senior Manager
Society of Women Engineers

Tatiana Calliham
Assistant V.P. of FAS
The University of TX

Angela Smoller
Chief Financial Officer
SeekOps Inc.

Jen Ford

Lauren Portley
VP of Development
Big Brothers Big Sisters

Stephanie Sievers
Chief Executive Officer
Star of Texas Credit Union

Shannan Field
VP Mortgage Lending
Horizon Bank

Leslie Pawelka
TX Preservation Board

Cate Prescott
Global VP Human Resources
National Instruments

Amy Lay

Valkyrie Lang
Financial Services Professional
Chisholm Trail Financial Group

Jacqueline Baynard
Director of Enterprise Risk
TX Risk Management

Diana Constancio
Sr. Compliance Manager
Dell Financial Services

Sandra Parét
SVP, Corporate Market Sector

Location: The Omni Hotel Austin
Date: Feb 25, 2020
Fee: $299 Just $199 (Early-bird rate, Lunch Included, only a few seats left at this price).

Agenda Summary

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 9:00 am: Registration & Informal Networking.
 9:20 am: Opening Introductions.
 9:30 am: Imposter Syndrome: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable.
10:00 am: Become The Leader You Envision.
10:30 am: Short Break.
10:45 am: Building Your Value. (Panel Discussion)
12:00 pm: Lunch & Informal Networking.
 1:15 pm: Women and Wealth.
 1:45 pm: The Non-Linear Path to Leadership.
 2:15 pm: Short Break.
 2:30 pm: Why Aren't There More Female Leaders? (Panel Discussion)
 3:30 pm: Networking: Mentor Matching.
 4:00 pm: Conclusion.

Location: The Omni Hotel Austin
Date: Feb 25, 2020
Fee: $299 Just $199 (Early-bird rate, Lunch Included, only a few seats left at this price).

Featured Current and Past Speakers (more to be announced) . . .

Pamela Watts

Camille John
Senior Vice President
Bank of America

Alissa Burwick
Vice President
Charles Schwab

Andrea Coulter
Regional Director
Dollar General

Catherine Monson
Fast Signs

Natalie Gebicke
Vice President
Goldman Sachs

Melissa Morris
Vice President
JP Morgan Chase

Karen Juhl

Jenny Danzi
Director of Marketing

Amy Williams
Southwest Airlines

Gina Chapa
Vice President
American Airlines

Ashley Shepherd

Monica Schmude
Market President

Diana Caballero
Program Director
Dow Jones

Deepa Kashyap
Chief of Staff

Fleur Knowsley
Director and Acting G.C.
Google Fiber

Liz Reich
Vice President

Michelle Bennett
First Vice President
Morgan Stanley

Niharika Shah
Chief Brand Officer

Vanessa Diaz
Senior Director

Kelsey Dougherty
Associate Director

Frances Allen
CEO and President
Boston Market

Lynn Charytan
Executive Vice President

Mary Kay Vona
Ernst & Young

Jeanie Zheng
Vice President

Marie Myers
Global Corporate Controller

Mary Jo Huntley
Vice President

Allison McIntyre
Chief, Space Vehicles

Jodi Klessel
Siemens Healthcare

Nora Zimmett
Sr. Vice President
Weather Channel

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• Alliant Health Solutions
• Ashley Furniture
• AT&T
• Colonial Pipeline
• Cumulus Media
• Curant Health
• Dustex
• Fidelity Bank
• Hodges-Mace
• Homestar Financial
• IFG Companies
• Influence Health
• InfoMart, Inc.
• Jackson & Coker
• Jackson Healthcare
• Korn Ferry
• LG Hausys America, Inc.
• National Vision
• Navex Global
• Paragon Performance
• WellStreet
• Pruitt Health
• PwC
• Regions Bank
• Ryno Media
• ServiceMaster
• Sheltering Arms
• SpaceWorks Enterprises
• SunTrust
• Trimont Real Estate
• Vista Metals GA
• Waffle House
• Weber-Stephen Products
(and thousands of other leading companies who have attended our many conferences)

Location: The Omni Hotel Austin
Date: Feb 25, 2020
Fee: $299 Just $199 (Early-bird rate, Lunch Included, only a few seats left at this price).

Detailed Agenda

subject to change without notice

9:00 am: Registration & Informal Networking:
On arrival, please make your way to the conference area and pick up your name badge. Seating is open, First speaker on shortly after.

9:20 am: Opening & Introductions of Speakers:

9:30 am: Imposter Syndrome: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable:
Do you ever hear your inner critic telling you that it’s only a matter of time before people figure out that there is someone better for your role? That maybe your qualifications just aren’t enough to do whatever it is you are striving to do? During this presentation, learn ways to combat imposter syndrome, and how it can actually help make you a better leader.

10:00 am: Become The Leader You Envision:
Feelings of being overwhelmed or not qualified for your current/future position can contribute to causing a barrier to achieving leadership potential and upward career choices . This topic is designed to help go beyond the comfort zone and discuss strategies to work through feelings of self doubt, inadequacy and move toward achieving authenticity. Fear and self-doubt Trust and Credibility Powerful and Genuine voice

10:30 am: Short Break

10:45 am: Building Your Value (Panel Discussion):
Thinking strategically can help you frame your past accomplishments into a showcase that will help you transition into a stronger leadership position. This topic will help you look closer at yourself and start building a foundation around your value and contributions that impact your organization.

12:00 pm: Sit-down Lunch & Informal Networking:

1:15 pm: Women and Wealth:
Women control a tremendous amount of wealth across the nation. However, studies suggest that women do not give priority to wealth management, saving for unexpected life events, death of spouse, aging parents and college bound children, retirement etc. Take control of your future wealth with practical steps, at any income level.

1:45 pm: Non-Linear Path to Leadership:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person changes jobs an average of 12 times. However, we still fear being “labeled”. Most are encouraged to obtain a practical degree and get a job, work hard and hope for advancement. But what happens when you stray from the road most taken? Join us in this session to discover how others have approached the Non-Linear Path to Leadership, learn best practices and achieve your goals.

2:15 pm Short Break:

2:30 pm Why Aren't There More Female Leaders? (Panel Discussion):
This panel discussion dives into the subject "women helping women in the workplace". Exploring competition and collaboration between women. Hear from professionals on a range of expereiences, and their own personal leadership jounery.

3:30 pm: Networking: Mentor Matching:
Mentors can provide skill development, goal setting, problem solving, access to opportunities and valuable feedback to help you achieve professional and personal goals. Join this session to learn more about the ways you can be or find a mentor in your current organization or by using local groups, online and professional networks.

4:00 pm: Conclusion:
This concludes our speaker sessions, but we encourage to you network and discuss the days topic and reach out to any of our speakers for additional information. Thank you for your time and participation in our event

Location: The Omni Hotel Austin
Date: Feb 25, 2020
Fee: $299 Just $199 (Early-bird rate, Lunch Included, only a few seats left at this price).

"It was excellent and thought provoking."  Carla McDonald, Regional Director of Revenue Mgt, Hospitality Ventures Management Group

"I truly enjoyed the key note speakers who got the audience engaged, made us laugh, who were light-hearted, entertaining, but said great things."  - Charity Alber, Operations Executive, S-Phase

"I really enjoyed the conference. I felt that this conference really held my attention. I was interested in listening to all of the speakers."  - Amanda Gunnells, Project Manager, Schneider Electric

"The speakers were good and the topics were interesting...All in all, I did enjoy the day and learned a lot."  - Susan Roman, Executive Director, S-Phase

"I think the diverse range of speakers was a big positive."  - Dori Mendel, Director of Communications, Call2Recycle

"The panels at the end were valuable and had good content...Owing your worth – also very valuable."  - Karen Baker, Sr.V.P., nThrive

"I really enjoyed the speakers from diverse industries."  - Giulia Bundesmann, General Manager, Primal Screen

"Thank you I really enjoyed yesterday’s program. I felt it covered a broad spectrum of women and the speakers were very insightful."  - Sandi Horgan, Sales Manager, Legendary Events

"Enjoyed the level of speakers as well as varied experiences and backgrounds...Overall content shared was unique and engaging."  - Lauren Unell, Industry Relations Manager, Cox Automotive

"Liked having relatable speakers that share their personal story highlighting their struggle and leading up to their current state of success."  - Kathija Mohammed, Director, AAHOA

"The Mix of presenters was very valuable/interesting. Enjoyed the Panel discussion and open audience Q&A."  - Tia Bryant, Executive Director, S Phase

"Speakers were great and covered great topics. Loved the diversity."  - Bonita Richardson, Accounting Manager, Assurant

"I enjoyed the conference. I thought the topics and speakers were great."  - Katelyn Stewart, Marketing Manager, Warren Averett

"From a Speaker perspective I think they were pretty good."  - Jen Forbes, Director of Leadership Development and Culture, GPS Hospitality

"The conference was very enjoyable. Really felt moved and am making some positive changes in my life as we speak."  - Jennifer Efferson, Chief Administrative Officer, The Powers Company

"I think the concept of the Summit is AMAZING and please continue to do it."  - Victoria Myers, Director of Compliance, Conisus

"I liked the diversity of speakers. The topics were relevant and enjoyed the questions and answer after each speech."  - Jeannine Blanco, Manager, East Lake Foundation

"I thought that the topics were relevant from both a professional development and also a personal standpoint."  - Jill Houchin, Excise Tax Director, RaceTrac Petroleum

"Enjoyed the diversity of topics and backgrounds, and a nice mix of roundtable discussions and more hands-on workshop topics."  - Jill Mourigal, Investment Operations Manager, FiduciaryVest

"Nice location! "  - Vicki Hall, Sr. Manager, Assurant

"All of the speakers were leaders in their careers and extremely inspiration."  - Denise Pagliarulo, VP Finance, AXIS Capital

"I liked the variety of speakers that attended and the how each of them brought something new and exciting to the table to learn from."  - Lauren Ewers, HR Coordinator, Veristor Systems

"I enjoyed the booking of high caliber women as guest speakers."  - Lynn Mcgee, Marketing Manager, FiduciaryVest

"I enjoyed the entire day. The speakers were the best!"  - Susan Waits, V.P. Business Development, HSI Financial Services

"I thought all of the guest speakers did great!"  - Sandra Wingard, Asst. Director of Program, Girl Scouts

"I really enjoyed the speakers. I thought everyone was very accomplished & inspiring."  - Rachel Kohl, Digital Asset Manager, Turner Broadcasting

"I liked that there were multiple speakers for shorter time frames which kept the audience engaged and not at risk of losing interest."  - Paula Wood, Talent Delivery Team Lead, McKesson

"The speakers selected for the event were captivating and engaging which kept the audience focused."  - Alicia Clem, Marketing Manager, Pattillo Construction

"I liked the variety of presentation topics and how personable each one was."  - Alicia Clem, Marketing Manager, Pattillo Construction

"I really enjoyed the variety of presentations and panel members. Made for a well-rounded takeaway of information."  - Marissa Swanson, Architect, Rosser International

"Great speakers!"  - Donna Kain, Director Private Wealth Management, Synovus