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2018 Symposium-Seattle, Washington - Agenda

2018 West Region Women's Leadership Symposium

 May 22, 2018

University of Washington, Foster Business School

Anthony's Executive Forum

Seattle Washington

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8:30 am Symposium Registration
9:00-9:30 am Opening Remarks
9:30-10:30am Morning Keynote - Coaching and Leading the Millennial Generation
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Neuroscience Of Difficult Conversations
11:45-12:45 Lunch/Break
12:45-1:45 Lunch Keynote - Career Confidence: 4 Keys to Career Advancement
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00-3:00 Women in Leadership Panel
3:10-4:10 TBA
4:15-6:00 Closing reception


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9:30am -10:30am Morning Keynote - Coaching and Leading the Millennial Generation
Presented by: Info Coming Soon
Moderated by: Nadia Alhashimi

According to an analysis from Pew Research Centermore than 30 percent of American workers today are Millennials. Preparing the next generation of leaders is becoming increasingly critical for the health of any organization. This session will take a first-hand look at empowering the next generation. How do we prepare the next generation?  How do we empower them to develop themselves and others?

Participants in this session will:

  • Understand the current dilemma facing leaders as they develop Millennials.
  • Discover new ways of thinking about developing the new generation.
  • Learn practical strategies to empower Millennials in your own organization.


10:45-11:45 Neuroscience of Difficult Conversations
Presented by: Venus Rekaw

Are you dreading talking to your boss or direct reports? Leadership effectiveness is highly dependent on your ability to have difficult conversations. In this session, we will review the brain science behind feedback and provide practical tools to help you drive collaboration and increase your leadership effectiveness.


12:45-1:45 Lunch Keynote - Career Confidence: 4 Keys to Career Advancement

Attendees will experience an energized, empowering talk from career advancement expert Suzanne O’Brien on the 4 fundamentals of strategic career management, to help them develop a focused approach to continued professional growth and promotion.

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Be motivated to take their next steps in career advancement
  • Feel confident with the knowledge that they won’t be wasting their time as they implement the keys to career advancement
  • Know how to leverage their new brand throughout professional communications
2:00-3:00 pm - Women in Leadership Panel
Presented by:Info Coming Soon


3:10-4:10 pm
Presented by:Info Coming Soon


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