Learning sessions

Engaging Men Who Get It

Kevin Carter, Founder and President, Inclusion Innovates
Mary-Frances Winters, President and Founder, The Winters Group

In this session, two diversity experts will offer practical advice for men and women who want to engage more men in the movement to advance women leaders. Learn proven strategies to take back to the workplace, including a toolset for supporting women's success at every career level.

All levels
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers groups or teams
  • Leading change
  • Political skill
  • Problems with relationships
  • Strategic planning

Let's Get Real


Debora Spar, President, Barnard College 


(Morning only)

Debora Spar will take a deep look into the issue of gender and power and have you asking yourself: What tradeoffs will you make as you climb the corporate ladder? (Morning only)

Senior leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Fails to manage career
  • Political skill
  • Strategic planning

Manifesting Your Power

Sally Helgesen, Author and Leadership Consultant

Do you want to transition to the next level of leadership in your organization? Are you working to build a satisfying career and sustain it over the long term? Respected leadership guru Sally Helgesen offers powerful case studies that will help you identify and hone the leadership skills required for success in today’s global economy.

Emerging leaders, Mid-level leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Communication
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Does not effectively take risks
  • Fails to manage career
  • Leading change
  • Political skill
  • Strategic planning

Taking the Lead: Power, Presence & Your Personal Brand

Kailei Carr, Women's Professional Development Coach

We only get seven seconds to make a first impression. On social and digital media, first impressions are made even faster. Personal branding expert Kailei Carr will show you how to make the best possible impression in person and online. Learn to express yourself and establish a presence and reputation that will elevate your career.


Emerging leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Communication
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Difficulty changing or adapting
  • Fails to manage career
  • Political skill

The Conscious Leader: Breaking The Glass Ceiling Within

Dr. Shelley Reciniello, Author and Executive Coach

Are you awake? Are you in engaged in your work and in your life? If not, why not? Are you unconsciously holding yourself back? Dr. Reciniello will share nine principles and practices that will help you create a wide-awake and productive workplace and become a more powerful leader.

Mid-level leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers groups or teams
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Fails to manage career
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Political skill
  • Problems with relationships

The Language of Leadership

Jo Miller, CEO, Women's Leadership Coaching

Have something to say? How you say it matters. Carefully chosen words can maximize your leadership impact. In this session, learn the two key components of leadership presence. Discover powerful phrases for engaging collaborators, coaching others’ performance, managing upward and negotiating new career opportunities.

Emerging leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Communication
  • Fails to manage career
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Political skill
  • Problems with relationships

The Power of Your Ideas: Become a Recognized Expert

Dorie Clark, Author, Stand Out and Reinventing You

Being known as a "doer" is important. But being recognized as a source of knowledge is critical to career success. Personal branding guru Dorie Clark will teach you how to be recognized and valued for your expertise inside and outside of your workplace.

Mid-level leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Communication
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Fails to manage career
  • Political skill
  • Too narrow a functional orientation

Unlock Your Power as an Ally, Mentor and Sponsor

Dr. Ella Bell, Founder and President, ASCENT

One of the best things about having power is using it to help others. Dr. Ella Bell — our sensational 2014 closing keynoter — will inspire us to support women “in the pipeline” by exercising our power to provide critical feedback, broaden networks, advocate for new assignments and help women think through their goals and strategies for achieving them.

Mid-level leaders, Senior leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers groups or teams
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Does not effectively take risks
  • Fails to manage career
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Political skill
  • Problems with relationships

What's Your Story?

Tara Jaye Frank, Vice President, Multicultural Strategy, Hallmark Cards Inc.

What story are you telling yourself and others about your career, your abilities, your company and your leaders? We often don’t realize how the lens through which we view our circumstances, the people we work with, our bosses, and most of all, ourselves, influences our ability to realize our full potential. In this session, popular NEW blogger Tara Jaye Frank will show you how to think critically about your career experience and current reality — and how to create a new story that has the power to propel you toward your career goals.

Emerging leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Fails to manage career
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Political skill
  • Problems with relationships

Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones

Carla Moore, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Home Box Office Inc.


(Afternoon only)

The most influential leaders understand the power they have to change their own lives. If you are “walking in your dreams,” you also have the power and opportunity to support the growth and development of others. Learn how to wield your own power to support the careers of other women and men — and transform your business as you do it.

Senior leaders
Accelerator traits:
  • Develops and empowers groups or teams
  • Develops and empowers individuals
  • Inspiring commitment
  • Leading change
  • Problems with relationships

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