|Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Public Policy Leadership Opportunities for Fearless Women: Who’s been sitting in your chair?You may be the next, big thing! As modern women, you are more interested in shaping the decisions rather than just reacting to them. Therefore, your next leadership opportunity may be as a member of a US Federal Board or Commission. There are 76 US Federal Boards and Commissions covering a wide variety of compelling interests and fascinating opportunities. However, your seat at the big table does have an expiration date so listen and tell us what you think.
Presenter: Greg Hinton, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Democratic National Committee Listen
|Wednesday, February 27, 2013
White Privilege Author Reveals Modern Barriers to Black Career AdvancementWashington, D.C. — On the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, a new book offers a deeply personal and unique look at racism as it relates to black employment opportunity and unfair barriers to career advancement from an unlikely vantage point.Presenter: Michael R. Wenger, Senior Fellow and Acting Vice President and Director of the Civic Engagement and Governance Institute at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Sociology at The George Washington University
|Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Career Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance of…Fired!Respected TV meteorologist Rhonda Lee, a 37-year-old news veteran, responded to a Facebook comment that criticized her short natural hair. It cost her, her job. The incident went viral, with social media sites buzzing over whether Lee had the right, even against station policy, to defend herself. Download or stream our candid conversation with Rhonda Lee and hear her experience of what happened when workplace policy collided with her leadership values.Presenter: Rhonda A. Lee, Former TV Meteorologist
|Friday, October 26, 2012
Having it all…in the promise of forwardJoin us as we learn how to avoid yielding to toxic forces that compromise leadership power and undermine your well deserved yield of joyful living.What we know for sure: Professional Black women are the brightest and best prepared of the modern age. Yet, the groundbreaking LBW research survey, Risk and Reward reveals that 49% of the women surveyed responded that they are behind their expectations of where they are in their careers.Presenter: Dawn Kirk, Vice President of Sales at Coca Cola Refreshments.Listen
|August 22, 2012
The Phoenix Effect: Leadership Re-Tool for Your Next Career
Rapid and often unexpected turbulance in the economy can result in your being left standing in a musical chairs career market. We heard what moves matter for successful re- entry. We also learned how to upgrade our coach career to the business class seat that you deserve.
Presenter: Noel Hornsberry, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner at Kellogg Company
|July 27, 2012
The Importance of Women Supporting WomenWe’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.Presenter: Cynthia Sims, Director of Learning and Performance, Nationwide Sales Academy, Nationwide Insurance.
|Wednesday, June 20, 2012
“The Sponsorship Effect”The unwritten rules that influence why some get ahead and some get left behind, focusing on the critical effect of sponsorship.Presenter: Kim Seymour, Vice President for Executive Talent Planning
|Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Rising to The Top!Learn what 15 African American CEOs and entrepreneurs told Author, Beatryce Nivens about success and what really matters when advancing in the corporate world or starting businesses. As if in private conversations with these leaders, through Beatryce and Darryl Hazel, you’ll discover the key characteristics needed to succeed.Presenters: Beatryce Nivens, Business Coach and Leadership Expert and Darryl Hazel, Principal of the Darryl Hazel Consulting, LLC. He is also on the board of Alliant Energy.
|Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Expanding the Marriage Outlook for Professional Black Women
Making that next move; empowering yourself for more joyful living in your success means achieving personal life goals as well.
Presenter: Ralph Richard Banks, author of Is Marriage for White People?: How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone.He is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law.
|Wednesday, January 18, 2012
LBW Coach Me Quick! We Got it straight from the top!Sharon Hall, shared insightful views from the desks of those who help corporations identify and hire industry leaders. We explored answers to questions like … Is hard work enough? How do I make the right career decisions? How do those with the top jobs get there? Do I really want that top job? We had an explosive session, experience this explosive recorded session!Presenter: Sharon S. Hall, Partner at Spencer Stuart a Global Executive Search Firm