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2019 Conference Highlights

On March 1, 2019, the UWF College of Business Executive Mentor Program convened its sixth Women in Leadership - Designing Your Future conference. About 400 students, faculty and community leaders attended. Following are highlights of the conference.


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Opening Session: Designing a Life Well Lived: Simplifying Work-Life Balance to Cherish What Matters Most

Presented by Emily Ley, Founder and CEO, Simplified by Emily Ley

2 min overview

Opening Session: Designing a Life Well Lived: Simplifying Work-Life Balance to Cherish What Matters Most

Presented by Emily Ley, Founder and CEO, Simplified by Emily Ley

Full Presentation

Panel Discussion: Permission to Lead, Follow and Thrive

Moderator: Jane Birdwell, Founder and CEO, Table Vogue and Birdwell Agency

  • Katie Garrett, Founder and Owner, Old Hickory Whiskey Bar and The Kennedy
  • Shannon Pallin, Owner, FIORE of Pensacola
  • Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges, Owner/Physician, Torres Hodges Podiatry
  • Debbie Williams, Director of Digital Marketing, Gorilla Group

Panel Discussion: How to Chart a Course for Success in the Corporate World

Moderator: Becca Boles, Communications Director, Gulf Power

  • Meri Asmar, Director of Human Resources, The Lewis Bear Company
  • Kristin Longley, Director of Public Affairs, Cox
  • Adetoun Sanders, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Members First Credit Union of Florida
  • Stacy Keller Williams, Vice President, Contact Center Operations Member Experience & Training, Navy Federal Credit Union

Closing Session: Build Your Winning Career Game Plan 

Presented by Julie Kratz, Founder and CEO, Pivot Point

2 min overview

Closing Session: Build Your Winning Career Game Plan

Presented by Julie Kratz, Founder and CEO, Pivot Point

Full Presentation

Photo Gallery

A collection of photos featuring speakers, panel discussions and attendees at the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference. 

Recommended Reading Book List

"A Simplified Life" by Emily Ley
"Grace Not Perfection" by Emily Ley
"Pivot Point: How to Buld a Winning Career Game Plan" by Julie Kratz
"ONE: How Male Allies Support Women for Gender Equality" by Julie Kratz
"Start with Why" by Simon Sinek
"Against the Grain" by Miles Miller
"Tao of Jeet Kune Do" by Bruce Lee
"The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein
"Finite and Infinite Games" by James Carse
"The Inner Game of Tennis" by Timothy Gallway
"Swimming with the Sharks without being Eaten Alive" by Harvey Mackay
"Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten" by Robert Fulgum
"You Are a Brand: In Person and Online, How Smart People Brand Themselves for Business Success" by Cathering Kaputa
"How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie
"Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living" by Shauna Niequist

 

Other Resources

Podcast- Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
Online or Satellite Radio- Wharton School of Business Radio
Inc.com

Winning Career Game Plan Guides

As a special gift to our conference attendees, please enjoy these Winning Career Game Plan aids, courtesy of Julie Kratz, closing keynote speaker.

Winning Career Game Plan- PowerPoint
Winning Career Game Plan- Workbook
Winning Career Game Plan- Worksheet