2010 Conference Agenda
Thursday, December 2, 2010
5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m. Opening Reception at U.S. Capitol
Featuring Senator Shaheen
Friday, December 3, 2010
Venue Partner: Park Hyatt Washington, D.C.
|8:00a.m. – 9:00a.m.||Invite Only Breakfast
|8:30a.m. – 9:00a.m.||General Registration and Coffee
|9:00a.m. – 9:40a.m.||
Marisa Rivera-Albert, President of Mpowerment Works and former President of the National Hispana Leadership Institute
Marisa will tell set the tone for the conference and bring everyone together on the high-energy themes of self-empowerment and the importance of peer-to-peer networks. She will engage the audience by asking them to think about the “tool box” that they need to lead.
|9:40a.m. – 10:05a.m.||
Concrete Tools for Thriving as a Woman Leader
Barbara Annis, recognized leader on gender intelligence.
John Gray, expert on gender and author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”
Barbara and John will engage in a dynamic conversation with the audience about the concrete tools that the women can use improve their leadership effectiveness.
|10:00a.m. – 10:20a.m.||Question and Answer Session with Barbara Annis and John Gray - What it Means to be a Woman Leader
|10:20a.m. – 10:40a.m.||Networking Break
|10:40a.m. – 11:00a.m.||
The Female Leadership Advantage
Sally Helgesen, Leadership expert and author of “The Female Advantage,” “The Web of Inclusion”, and “Thriving in 24/7”
She focuses on the key strength of women leaders: their high value on authenticity and a comfort of integrating public and private self.
|11:00a.m. - 11:20a.m.||Small Group Discussion - Applying Strategies for Your Success
|11:20a.m. – 12:10p.m.||Panel - Practical Strategies from Practicing Leaders
Moderator: Marianela Peralta
This panel of leadership practitioners will react to the previous two presentations by providing concrete examples from their own experience. The panel will explore times when these strategies have been successful as well as times when the conventional wisdom has been wrong and they’ve had to use other methods in order to be successful.
|12:10p.m. – 12:30p.m.||Break
|12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m.||Networking Lunch
The networking lunch will offer additional opportunities for small groups at each table to engage the expert discussion leaders, Fellows and other peer leaders in conversation about their challenges
|1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m.||
Featured Conversation on Thriving as a Woman Leader