Why Women Need to Lead

Join WITI San Diego and WIll Marre for a SMART Power Seminar on "Why Women Need to Lead".

There is overwhelming evidence that teams and organizations perform better when more women are leading.

Brain science confirms that women's thinking versatility and social intelligence are a huge advantage in highly competitive, high-pressure situations.

Learn how to influence more effectively ("Jedi Mind Tricks") and increase your impact at work and at home.

Hear experiences of women who use newly learned skills to change organizational strategy, product development, priorities, customer experiences and culture.


Men are always welcome and encouraged to attend all WITI events.

Featured Speakers

Bio of Will Marre (www.willmarre.com), speaker:

Will Marre (rhymes with "Hooray!") is the co-founder and former president of the Covey Leadership Center which brought The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to millions worldwide. Today he is CEO of the REALeadership Alliance which conducts global research on business innovation strategies of today's most admired leaders. Will's primary work is coaching and partnering with CEOs using a proprietary process-Smart Power Leadership-to thaw frozen bureaucracies and heat up agile cultures to win in a fiercely competitive marketplace.

Will is also the founder and force behind The Leadership SPA (Smart Power Academy), a revolutionary program that trains women leaders how to develop and use Smart Power to magnify their positive leadership impact. This vision spurred Will to collaborate with an accomplished team of women leaders to develop a unique leadership development process designed to vastly improve women's leadership effectiveness and opportunities.

Will co-founded the Seacology Foundation, the only conservation organization dedicated to saving the fragile environments and cultures of islanders, especially in the South Pacific. An acclaimed speaker, Will received an Emmy Award« for writing the PBS learning documentary Reclaiming Your American Dream for the American Dream Project. Will was recently featured by the University of California TV (UCTV) for his online course, Turn your Superpower into your Career. Will serves on the leadership faculty of UCSD Extension and is a former Leadership Scholar in Residence of The University of San Diego.

In 2004 Will initiated the American Dream Project to ignite leaders of the future to develop and find the ideas, tools and relationships they need to create sustainable abundance. This project generated data from over 30,000 Americans revealing their dreams, values and strategies for living a well-balanced and positive life.

He is the author of Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner, Supercharge Your Career and Work Like a Genius and his soon to be released book Why We Need Women Leaders to Win.

As a speaker, coach or consultant, Will connects up-to-minute research with clear insights into a river of powerful ideas. As a leadership expert and a relentless advocate for his Good-Grow-Gain mindset Will always transforms your most relevant business problems into an unconventional approach to opportunity, and does it with infectious passion.

Schedule of Events

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Registration/networking/lunch
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM: Panel discussion, Q&A