If you missed the LBW Global Leadership Education Webinar “The Importance of Women Supporting Women” with Cynthia Sims, you can still hear it by clicking here.
We’re in unprecedented times. More women are in the workplace than ever before. However, many women are not reaping their fair share of the gains. What as women can we do to address this situation? This session will provide 10 supportive actions you can take to pave the way for women to achieve greater success in the workplace.
Cynthia is Director of Learning and Performance at a Fortune 500 corporation in the financial and insurance services industry. She leads e-learning for 24,000 new and experienced sales force members. In 2012, Training Magazine ranked her organization’s training functions 19th within the Top 125. In 2011 Cynthia was featured in Who’s Who in Black Columbus, Ohio. Cynthia is pursuing her doctorate in organizational leadership at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she is studying the leadership and business practices of women entrepreneurs. She has a master’s in education from Harvard University and a bachelor’s of science from Lake Forest College. She is an empty nester who enjoys living at Buckeye Lake outside Columbus, Ohio . For more information about Cynthia, she invites you to access her blog, Leadership in Your Image at http://cynthiamsims.wordpress.com.
Follow the link: https://leagueofblackwomen.webex.com/leagueofblackwomen/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=66006372&rKey=3f93273792d28dc7 to hear Kim Seymour, Vice President for Executive Talent Planning, as well as Vice President for U.S. Consumer Services — HR for AmEx, share the unwritten rules that influence why some get ahead and some get left behind, focusing on the critical effect of sponsorship.
As Vice President of Executive Talent Planning, Kim directs American Express’ human capital strategy for the executive population globally, encompassing assessment, development and deployment decisions for its senior-most leaders. As the senior HR generalist for American Express’ Consumer Services business in the U.S., she is responsible for directing a human resources team covering 3,000+ employees. This position plays a critical role in the development and delivery of human capital strategies in support of an ambitious set of business goals that include accelerating revenue momentum, delivering world class relationship management to its partners, and driving global improvements in both innovation and organizational effectiveness.
Check out the “The Sponsorship Effect” report.