Conference Schedule

My Sessions

Sunday, June 9

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
11:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sierra
101 - Workshop - MAXIMIZE YOUR SEAT AT THE TABLE
Having a seat at the table means having an influential voice in the decisions that impact your work, career, and overall business. In this interactive session, you'll learn strategies for getting a ... For More Details
Kim Meninger
Executive Coach, Executive Career Success
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cascade
102 - Workshop - HOW AND WHY TO MAP YOUR CAREER SUCCESS
PERSISTENCE is needed to succeed in a male-dominated workplace. I started as a production line worker; 26 jobs and 15 years later, I was running a Missile Production Facility with 430 employees. I had ... For More Details
Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Siskiyou
103 - Workshop - LEAD OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE: FOUR STRATEGIES TO CREATE A GREATER IMPACT
You are probably good at what you do. Maybe even had great success. But to be a true leader you must be exceptional. In today's fast-paced business environment you're faced with the need for ... For More Details
Heather Furby
CEO & Director, Camp CAS
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Donner
104 - Workshop - DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
Envision this: You've prepared for the board meeting thoroughly. Several peers have given the thumbs up. You walk into the room and begin to speak. Before you get through the introduction, you're ... For More Details
Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
1:00pm - 1:15pm Break
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Sierra
111 - Workshop - POWERFUL STRATEGIES FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS
Women receive 2% of venture funding and make up 9% of VC partners. Research shows there are some clear reasons for this, and also shows us how to turn that around. Join this session to learn valuable ... For More Details
Jennifer LeBlanc
CEO & Founder, ThinkResults Marketing
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Cascade
112 - Workshop - HOW TO GO FROM BORED, BURNED OUT, AND UNFULFILLED TO DESIGNING WORK YOU LOVE
No matter how much money we earn or how successful we may look to others, we all get to a point where we feel bored, burned out, or unfulfilled in our work. You may want more passion, challenge, ... For More Details
Renessa Boley Layne
Founder, Perfect Work Academy
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Siskiyou
113 - Workshop - EMPOWERING WOMEN AS AGILE AND DEVOPS THOUGHT LEADERS
In the fast-evolving world of software delivery, Agile frameworks like Scrum are becoming the default versus the exception. DevOps is no longer optional but a necessity. In these emerging areas, women ... For More Details
Mica Syjuco
Global DevOps & Agile Coaching Talent Community Lead, Avanade
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Donner
114 - Workshop - UNLOCKING HUMAN POTENTIAL - AND WHAT TO DO TO UNLOCK YOURS!
The 1996 Olympics in Atlanta marked the first time that the number of Performance Coaches exceeded the number of Athletic Coaches. In this interactive workshop, we'll discuss performance and the tools ... For More Details
Marti Evans
Digitization Thought Leader | Sales Performance & Executive Coach, Leap Dialogues
2:15pm - 2:30pm Coffee & Tea Break
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
121 - Coaching Circle - WHY ARE WE TALKING PAST EACH OTHER?
Research shows that 9 out of 10 conversations miss the mark. Come explore tools that will help elevate the quality of your conversations. ... For More Details
Diana Ackerley
President, Focusing Conversations
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
122 - Coaching Circle - DO THESE THINGS AND DESTROY YOUR CREDIBILITY AS A LEADER IN A HEARTBEAT!
Who you are as a leader is defined by your character, your competency, and the style in which you lead. These three elements ARE your brand. In this session, we'll unpack the sabotaging behaviors that ... For More Details
Marti Evans
Digitization Thought Leader | Sales Performance & Executive Coach, Leap Dialogues
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
123 - Coaching Circle - STANDING YOUR GROUND IN EMOTIONALLY CHARGED SITUATIONS
Often when the stakes are high, we are hijacked by our emotions and say things we wish we hadn't, forget a critical communication, acquiesce to something we don't want, or lose the ability to speak ... For More Details
Gabrielle Hildebrand
Principal, Wild and Brilliant
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
124 - Coaching Circle - LASER COACHING FOR WOMEN ON THE RISE
Women in the workplace tend to believe that hard work will be recognized and rewarded. They feel the Powers-That-Be should just "know" that you should be tapped for new assignments and promotional ... For More Details
Jovita Jenkins
Executive/Leadership Coach, GOOYOW GROUP
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
125 - Coaching Circle - CRUSHING YOUR FEAR
Fear kills more dreams than failure. Fear is the number one reason why people do not take action to take their lives to the next level. We all have fear, regardless of how successful we may be. Come ... For More Details
Keiko Munechika
Co-Founder, Daisuki Coaching
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
126 - Coaching Circle - WHAT ARE YOU REALLY COMMUNICATING? 11 ASSUMPTIONS IN 7 SECONDS
When you meet someone for the first time, they are making at least 11 assumptions about you in the first 7 seconds. What are you REALLY communicating with your Attitude, Posture, Inner Dialogue, Body ... For More Details
Judy Peebles
Principal, The Knowledge Series
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
127 - Coaching Circle - HOW TO BE EMPOWERED IN MALE-DOMINATED ARENAS
This is a thought-provoking and unique point of view to understanding female empowerment. We'll explore differences between "Business Mode" and "Friend Mode" and how to partner the two modes to bring ... For More Details
Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
136 - Coaching Circle - DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
With a template for dealing with difficult people, we'll examine some difficult personality types. You'll learn how to apply time-tested communication strategies to manage challenging personality ... For More Details
Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
137 - Coaching Circle - PERSONALIZE YOUR CAREER STRATEGIES
Find out where you are in your career and what strategies to use next. We'll discuss each participant's situation and coach you toward your next steps. ... For More Details
Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
138 - Coaching Circle - DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: NAVIGATING COMMUNICATION IN LEADERSHIP
In this interactive coaching circle, we'll explore what it means to be a woman of influence in a leadership position and how communication differs from when you were an individual contributor. We will ... For More Details
Heather Furby
CEO & Director, Camp CAS
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
139 - Coaching Circle - CONVERSATIONS IN THE FAST LANE
In the mad dash to succeed, many of us find ourselves in the fast lane going in the wrong direction - compromising our health, relationships, passion, and personal satisfaction in the pursuit of ... For More Details
Renessa Boley Layne
Founder, Perfect Work Academy
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
141 - Coaching Circle - BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER
Confidence gaps are normal; but, if not managed effectively, they can prevent you from reaching your professional goals. Learn how to manage Impostor Syndrome and other confidence challenges to ... For More Details
Kim Meninger
Executive Coach, Executive Career Success
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Siskiyou
142 - Learning Circle - FROM TRADITIONAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TO AGILE DELIVERY
Many people (men and women alike) struggle when making the transition from traditional software development methodologies/ approaches to Scrum. Come learn about the challenges you and your teams will ... For More Details
Mica Syjuco
Global DevOps & Agile Coaching Talent Community Lead, Avanade
3:45pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Gateway Ballroom
188 - Celebration Kick-Off & Founders Reception
WITI Founder, Carolyn Leighton, will be kicking off our 25th Anniversary Summit with a celebration of the WITI Community. Carolyn will be joined on-stage with Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, whose ... For More Details
Hannah-Beth Jackson
Senator, 19th Senate District
Rene Redwood
CEO, Redwood Enterprises, LLC

Monday, June 10

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:00am - 7:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am
Gateway Foyer
200 - Networking Breakfast
 
8:30am - 9:00am
Gateway Ballroom
201 - Welcome
Carolyn Leighton (Founder/CEO of WITI) will share her story, the pivotal moments in her career journey, and how her commitment to making a positive difference impacted the decisions she made along the ... For More Details
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
9:00am - 9:20am
Gateway Ballroom
202 - Life Goals, Career Success, and the Future of Work
This session will leverage recent IDC survey data to uncover where we stand in terms of representation, compensation, and overall opportunities for women in technology as well as understanding the ... For More Details
Michelle Bailey
Group Vice President, General Manager, & Research Fellow, IDC
9:20am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
203 - Applying Critical Thinking Skills in Today's Marketplace
Employers today are seeking strong analytical skills - and critical thinking is a necessity to be effective. Critical thinking is about evaluating information and then making decisions based on the ... For More Details
Sheryl Root
President and CEO, RootAnalysis;, Assoc Professor, Carnegie MellonSV + Stanford Univ, and 2015 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
10:30am - 12:30pm
Gateway Foyer
Business and Technology Expo
 
10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
211 - Coaching Circle - WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE?
In your own leadership development journey, how do you define success? What are the next steps for you? What action would you like to take away from our Coaching Circle? A tool will be provided to ... For More Details
Diana Ackerley
President, Focusing Conversations
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
212 - Coaching Circle - THE POWER OF POWERFUL QUESTIONS
We'll delve into why Powerful Questions are a MUST in your leadership arsenal, and why asking the right questions is way more important than having the answers. Whether dealing with a critical ... For More Details
Marti Evans
Digitization Thought Leader | Sales Performance & Executive Coach, Leap Dialogues
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
213 - Coaching Circle - DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: NAVIGATING COMMUNICATION IN LEADERSHIP
In this interactive coaching circle, we'll explore what it means to be a woman of influence in a leadership position and how communication differs from when you were an individual contributor. We will ... For More Details
Heather Furby
CEO & Director, Camp CAS
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
214 - Coaching Circle - LASER COACHING FOR WOMEN ON THE RISE
Women in the workplace tend to believe that hard work will be recognized and rewarded. They feel the Powers-That-Be should just "know" that you should be tapped for new assignments and promotional ... For More Details
Jovita Jenkins
Executive/Leadership Coach, GOOYOW GROUP
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
216 - Coaching Circle - TRANSFORMING YOUR INTERACTIONS, TEAM, AND CULTURE - ONE CONVERSATION AT A TIME
Learn about the power of conversations in regulating how people feel as you interact with them. Experience ways that you can intentionally approach conversations to inspire transparency, ... For More Details
Coleen McCray
Executive/Career Coach, Paragon Coaching Group/Industry Experience
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
217 - Coaching Circle - NAVIGATE OFFICE POLITICS WITH CONFIDENCE AND INTEGRITY
To fully succeed and thrive in your organization, you need to understand the political landscape and strategically exert your political influence. Learn what is meant by "office politics," why ... For More Details
Kim Meninger
Executive Coach, Executive Career Success
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
218 - Coaching Circle - SETTING GOALS LIKE A BOSS
Success is goal setting; everything else is commentary. What makes super achievers who they are? They set big and small goals when turning their visions into reality. Our goals should be ... For More Details
Keiko Munechika
Co-Founder, Daisuki Coaching
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
219 - Coaching Circle - GET TO THE NEXT LEVEL IN YOUR CAREER
Unfortunately, doing great work is not enough. Many talented and extremely capable professionals are not being recognized and are not able to show their full potential. Understand the most powerful ... For More Details
Manuela Pauer
Career/Leadership/Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
220 - Coaching Circle - CREATING YOUR "PERFECT WORK"
We can all get to a point where we feel bored, burned out, or unfulfilled in our work. You may want more passion, challenge, freedom, meaning, or influence in your work right now, yet have no idea ... For More Details
Renessa Boley Layne
Founder, Perfect Work Academy
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
221 - Coaching Circle - HOW TO DEVELOP MORE "BUSINESS FRIENDS" INSTEAD OF PROVING YOURSELF WITH MORE WORK
Too often, business women take on more and more work at the expense of developing their network. We think we have to do more to prove ourselves. What we're really missing is having a strong network in ... For More Details
 
10:45am - 12:00pm
Donner
222 - Learning Circle - THE LINK BETWEEN DIVERSITY AND PROFITABILITY
Strategies for diversity and inclusion initiatives need to be rooted in science and people analytics. This Learning Circle will describe how the science of diversity, inclusion, and belonging affect ... For More Details
Stacey Gordon
Founder & CEO, Rework Work
12:15pm - 2:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
241 - Hall of Fame Awards Induction Banquet
Join us for luncheon as we conduct the 24th annual Women In Technology Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The Hall of Fame was established in 1996, to honor and promote the outstanding contributions ... For More Details
 
2:15pm - 4:00pm
Gateway Foyer
Business and Technology Expo
 
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
251 - Coaching Circle - WHAT DOES YOUR TEAM SAY ABOUT YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE THE ROOM?
What assumptions do you hold about your team? A tool will be provided to explore this topic. ... For More Details
Diana Ackerley
President, Focusing Conversations
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
252 - Coaching Circle - BUILDING EXECUTIVE LEVEL CONFIDENCE
Making the move from middle management to the executive suite requires a healthy dose of confidence. Self-assurance is a must. Yet women, in particular, struggle with confidence. The "Impostor ... For More Details
Jovita Jenkins
Executive/Leadership Coach, GOOYOW GROUP
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
253 - Coaching Circle - AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP: HOW TO USE YOUR BRAIN TO ENACT YOUR LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS
Direct the energy from your triggers, motivators, and personality preferences to produce authentic, effective leadership. You'll leave with some key tools made available via neuroscience ... and ... For More Details
Coleen McCray
Executive/Career Coach, Paragon Coaching Group/Industry Experience
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
254 - Coaching Circle - AUTHENTIC SELF-PROMOTION STRATEGIES TO RAISE YOUR INFLUENCE & VISIBILITY
Many women are reluctant to engage in self-promotion because it feels self-serving - but your self-promotion efforts benefit your organization as well. Learn practical strategies to help you ... For More Details
Kim Meninger
Executive Coach, Executive Career Success
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
255 - Coaching Circle - EDGE OUT YOUR COMPETITORS
Learn how to think strategically. Understand how to leverage losses for your future promotions. Learn how to identify future requirements, learn how to analyze your competition and get the edge on ... For More Details
Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
256 - Coaching Circle - HOW TO BE EMPOWERED IN MALE-DOMINATED ARENAS
This is a thought-provoking and unique point of view to understanding female empowerment. We'll explore differences between "Business Mode" and "Friend Mode" and how to partner the two modes to bring ... For More Details
 
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Donner
257 - Coaching Circle - REALIZE 50/50: BRILLIANT WOMEN AND GREAT MEN IN PARTNERSHIP
Open new opportunities for men to discover "what they didn't know they didn't know" ... "competencies" you contribute to accomplishing their goals (and yours) to increase innovation, productivity, and ... For More Details
Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
3:45pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Gateway Ballroom
291 - Western Digital Keynote
Lori Sundberg
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Western Digital Corporation
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Gateway Ballroom
297 - Panel: Meet the 2019 Women In Technology Hall of Fame Honorees
A shining moment: the rare opportunity to meet the five extraordinary women inducted this very day into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame - and to learn how they dared to succeed. Prepare to be ... For More Details
Heather Hinton
Vice President & IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM
Julia Liuson
Corporate Vice President, Developer Tools, Microsoft
Sara Rushinek
Professor of Business Technology and Health Informatics, University of Miami
Natalia Trayanova
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Blanca Trevino
President & CEO, Softtek
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Gateway Foyer
Business and Technology Expo
 
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bayshore Foyer
Taste of Technology & 25th Summit Anniversary Reception
 

Tuesday, June 11

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:30am - 4:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am
Gateway Ballroom
Networking Breakfast
 
8:30am - 9:30am
Gateway Ballroom
301 - Speed Mentoring
Navigate Your Leadership + Elevate Others Through Mentor 2.0 (Mentoring and Sponsorship) Mentoring relationships have the potential to lead to lasting and positive changes for both people involved, ... For More Details
Julie Kantor - Master of Ceremonies
Founder & CEO, Twomentor LLC
9:30am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
302 - Breaking Barriers & Survival: Reaching the Top
Breaking through "glass ceilings" can be tough for women when the reaction to a truly brilliant presentation is "isn't that cute," or when the response by your direct manager to an innovative, yet ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Board Advisor, Independent
Rene Redwood
CEO, Redwood Enterprises, LLC
10:30am - 3:00pm
Gateway Foyer
Business and Technology Expo
 
10:30am - 2:30pm
Sierra/Cascade
The Women In Technology Career Fair
 
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:45am
Siskiyou
306 - Career Fair panel #1
 
10:45am - 11:45am
San Jose
307 - Secret to Higher ROI: Invest in Women
In 2015, First Round Capital rocked the startup world with their 10 Year portfolio report which indicated that their female-led companies returned an average of 63% higher ROI. Female entrepreneurs ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Moderator
Board Advisor, Independent
Lake Dai
Partner, LDV Partners
Jocelyn Goldfein
Managing Director, Zetta Venture Partners
Wendy Spies
Worldwide Director Of Engineering Strategy and Business Development, Microsoft
10:45am - 11:45am
San Clara
308 - Cars of the Future: New Technologies and New Opportunities
In the ever-changing world of technology, the latest advancements are only as relevant as the next best thing coming down the line. In the automotive industry, we are constantly seeing new ... For More Details
Coleen Kane
Moderator
Talent Acquisition, Volkswagen Group of America
Radhika Arora
Autonomous Driving Lead, ON Semiconductor
Shani Jayant
Head of Inclusive Design, Volkswagen Group of America
10:45am - 11:45am
Carmel
309 - Building A WITI Network - in Your City, in Your Company
Join the WITI-savvy women in this interactive workshop to learn about the benefits (to you and your company) of building a WITI Network. We'll cover: steps to building a WITI Network (The How-To ... For More Details
Kathy Lomax
Moderator
Deputy CIO, L. A. Care Health Plan, WITI Advisory Board Member
Sarah Campbell
Lead IT Business Operations Specialist, Magellan Health
Bethany Plaza
VP, IT Services, RCM Technologies, Inc.
Mimi Shalash
Technical Data Sales Rep, AWH
10:45am - 11:45am
Donner
310 - Tech Trends and The Future of Work
Autonomous devices from drones and robots to chatbots and voice assistance platforms are changing the way people interact with consumers in today's digital world. In addition, consumption-based ... For More Details
Parna Sarkar-Basu
Moderator
CEO and Founder, Brand and Buzz Marketing, LLC
Tanya Baker
Senior Analytic Scientist, FICO
Hillary Barnhart
Senior Director, Business Operations, ITOM Business Unit, ServiceNow
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Keynote Luncheon
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Siskiyou
351 - Job Search Strategies
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Jose
352 - Marketers: Intrusive or Productive?
When does marketing get to know you a little TOO well? Do you feel misunderstood by the algorithms in your life? Platforms like Google and Facebook are making billions claiming they know who you are, ... For More Details
Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
Valerie Hoeck
Chief Digital Officer, LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics
Liz Kelly
Founder, Goody PR
Christopher Smith
VP Engineering, Data Science, Ticketmaster
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Santa Clara
353 - Unlock the Secrets of Digital Transformation - Innovation, Technology, Scalability
Digital Transformation is the novel use of digital technology to solve traditional problems. In this panel, practitioners from digital transformation journeys reveal key success factors such as ... For More Details
Lily Chang
Moderator
Vice President, Strategic Transformation Office, VMware
Amanda Blevins
Sr. Director & Chief Technologist, Office of the CTO, VMware
Patty Hatter
CXO, Independent Board Member, and Advisor
Elizabeth Xu
CTO, CP Group
June Yang
VP of Engineering and Product Management, VMware
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Carmel
354 - FinTech: Disruption, Competition and Co-opetition: The Innovation Imperative
The confluence of technology advances, generational shifts and regulatory change has brought the financial services industry to a pivotal moment. The recent financial crisis has redefined the role of ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Moderator
Board Advisor, Independent
Suzanne Cook
CEO & Co-Founder, StockSmart
Sabrina Del Prete
Founder & CEO, Kore
Beth Devin
Head of Innovation Network & Emerging Technology, Citi Ventures
Gillian Muessig
Managing Director, Masters Fund
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Donner
355 - Cybersecurity: Taking a Hard Look
Our daily lives, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace. Experts on this panel share the myths, the magic, and the hard facts about the challenges, ... For More Details
Niharika Srivastav
Moderator
Chief Operating Officer, Sanovatech
Janine Darling
CEO & Founder, STASH Secure Data
Angel Grant
Director, Identity, Fraud and Risk Intelligence, RSA
Teuta Hyseni
Security Engineer, Microsoft
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Monterey
356 - Ever Thought of Getting a Patent?
While women have obviously made and continue to make key contributions, a 2019 report shows that women hold only 12% of patents nationwide. Patents that include at least one woman comprised only 21% ... For More Details
 
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Siskiyou
361 - Job Search Strategies
 
2:45pm - 4:00pm
San Jose
362 - Blockchain/IOT
Barbara Bickham
CTO, Managing Director, Women's Innovation Fund
Hailey Lennon
Director of Compliance, BitFlyer
Faye Sahai
Managing Director, Vinaj
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Santa Clara
363 - The Age of AI
A new era of product design is emerging, thanks to the evolution of AI, prompting considerable debate about the transformative technology. AI is currently a $15 billion industry, on track to become a ... For More Details
Lake Dai
Moderator
Partner, LDV Partners
Geeta Chauhan
CTO, Silicon Valley Software Group
Nicole Clark
CEO, Trellis Research
Jennifer Kloke
VP of Product Innovation, Ayasdi
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Carmel
364 - The Value of Continuing Education: Invest in Yourself and Your Future!
Are you interested in accelerating your growth as a leader? Improving your problem-solving skills? Engaging with people who will inspire you and challenge you to think differently? Join this session ... For More Details
Shannon Bell
Director of Corporate Outreach & Admissions, Executive MBA Programs, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Tahereh Daneshi
Professor, Ashford University
Steve Hernandez
Director Career Advancement, Wharton MBA
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
371 - Coaching Circle - WHAT DO YOU NEED TO MOVE FORWARD?
What's holding you back? If you couldn't fail, what would you be doing? Come explore how to empower yourself and take the next steps. ... For More Details
Diana Ackerley
President, Focusing Conversations
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
372 - Coaching Circle - REALIZE 50/50: BRILLIANT WOMEN AND GREAT MEN IN PARTNERSHIP
Open new opportunities for men to discover "what they didn't know they didn't know" - the "competencies" you contribute to accomplishing their goals (and yours) to increase innovation, productivity, ... For More Details
Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
373 - Coaching Circle - GETTING HELP FROM MENTORS
Who are potential mentors? What steps do I take once I identify a mentor? Setting expectations with mentors. How do I use a mentor in work life balance? ... For More Details
Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
374 - Coaching Circle - POWER UP YOUR SALES THROUGH INFLUENCE AND IMPACT
Power of Selling starts the moment you step into a room. Learn the principles to build positive influence and impact when you meet someone for the first time, set the stage to earn trust, and create a ... For More Details
Janet Janssen
Principal, Power, Play, Purpose Culture
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
375 - Coaching Circle - SHIFT YOUR MINDSET: EMPLOYEE VS. ENTREPRENEUR
In these uncertain times, the ability to shift your mindset is a key career survival skill. You are the CEO of your life. Collaborate with other participants to begin to think like a successful ... For More Details
Jovita Jenkins
Executive/Leadership Coach, GOOYOW GROUP
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
376 - Coaching Circle - CREATING YOUR "PERFECT WORK"
We can all get to a point where we feel bored, burned out, or unfulfilled in our work. You may want more passion, challenge, freedom, meaning, or influence in your work right now, yet have no idea ... For More Details
Renessa Boley Layne
Founder, Perfect Work Academy
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
377 - Coaching Circle - POWERFUL STRATEGIES FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS
Women receive 2% of venture funding and make up 9% of VC partners. Learn valuable strategies for reversing some of these issues that make being a female founder harder. We'll look at some of the ... For More Details
Jennifer LeBlanc
CEO & Founder, ThinkResults Marketing
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
378 - Coaching Circle - YES, YOU CAN BE NICE *AND* RESPECTED AT WORK
Nice professionals create more engaged teams, more successful business relationships, and more pleasant work environments. Yet many women worry that their niceness is holding them back. Learn why ... For More Details
Kim Meninger
Executive Coach, Executive Career Success
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
379- Coaching Circle - MOVING UP THE LADDER
Good is the enemy of great. You are here because you're good at what you do. Although it sounds counterintuitive, what got you here (being good) will not take you to the next level (being great). Is ... For More Details
Keiko Munechika
Co-Founder, Daisuki Coaching
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
380 - Coaching Circle - BREAK FREE FROM OVERWHELM, PROCRASTINATION, AND SELF-DOUBT
Do you have so many things going on that you're being overwhelmed? Do you ever wrestle with procrastinating or self-doubts? Discover three surprising happiness traps that actually keep us from being ... For More Details
Manuela Pauer
Career/Leadership/Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Donner
381 - Coaching Circle - HOW TO DEVELOP MORE "BUSINESS FRIENDS" INSTEAD OF PROVING YOURSELF WITH MORE WORK
Too often, business women take on more and more work at the expense of developing their network. We think we have to do more to prove ourselves. What we're really missing is having a strong network in ... For More Details
 
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayshore Foyer
WITI for the next 30 Years
 

 * Speakers and Sessions are subject to change