Emerging Leaders - Spring Semester


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SUSAN BURNETT
Former Tech Executive,
Instructor at Stanford D.Life Lab 

New York

MARCH 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM 

Design Your Life

Galvanize
303 Spring St, New York, NY 10013, USA

Learn to refocus your energy and leverage your strengths in your career. Workshop and define what in your career brings you fulfillment and purpose, and learn to embrace a bias towards action to uncover your next big move.


KATHY DAVIES
Managing Director, 
Stanford Life Design Lab

San Francisco

MARCH 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM 

Design Your Life

NEA
2 South Park Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Learn to refocus your energy and leverage your strengths in your career. Workshop and define what in your career brings you fulfillment and purpose, and learn to embrace a bias towards action to uncover your next big move.


CARLA HARRIS
Vice Chairman and Managing Director,
Morgan Stanley

New York

APRIL 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Expect to Win

PwC
300 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Hone key leadership skills, tune into unspoken rules, and embrace your leadership profile to step into the career you want and track to the C-Suite. 


 

San Francisco

APRIL 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Panel: Expect to Win

NEA
2 South Park Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Hone key leadership skills, tune into unspoken rules, and embrace your leadership profile to step into the career you want and track to the C-Suite. 


JANET BALIS
Global Advisory Leader for Media
& Entertainment, EY
 

New York

MAY 10, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Build your Personal Brand

Lowestein Sandler
1251 6th Ave # 17, New York, NY 10020

Stand up and stand out in your professional circles with a strategic brand that sets you apart.  


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KIM SCOTT
Bestselling author, Radical Candor

San Francisco

MAY 14, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Radical Candor

CANOPY Jackson Square
565 Pacific Avenue Floor 4, 
San Francisco, CA 94133

Learn how to communicate assertively and kindly to maintain authenticity in the workplace.


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ANGELA LEE
Founder, 37 Angels,
Chief Innovations Officer, Columbia University

 New York

JUNE 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Voice of a leader

Lowestein Sandler
1251 6th Ave # 17, New York, NY 10020

Research shows confidence matters as much as competence. Learn strategies to improve your confidence and be heard in the workplace.


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LISA SAFRAN
Founder,
Improv Consultants

San Francisco

JUNE 21, 2018 -6:30 PM 

Communicating with Confidence and Charisma!

NEA
2 South Park Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Research shows confidence matters as much as competence. Improv(e) your way to new heights in Executive Presence.


Emerging Leaders - Fall Semester

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EUNICE YU
Senior Engagement Manager
at the Center for Talent Innovation

New York

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 

Build relationships with powerful advocates

Research shows that people who have powerful advocates tend to get the stretch assignments that enable them to prove their skills, gain visibility with top management, and get on the short-list for promotion.  Ready to unlock this powerful career accelerator?

Eunice Yu from the Center for Talent Innovation will discuss what sponsorship is, how it differs from mentorship, and why it is vital to your career. 


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MIRIAM BEKKOUCHE
Founder/CEO,
Brainspa

San Francisco

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 

Transform Stress With Mindfulness 

Learn how to welcome stress in your life as a catalyst to pursue growth and learning. 

Mindfulness is proven to empower individuals and teams to effectively manage – and even eliminate – unhealthy stress responses. It goes beyond short-term stress relief by transforming the stress response within our body and brain.


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CHERYL EINHORN

Founder of CSE Consulting and author of the award-winning book Problem Solved

New York

OCTOBER 2, 2018

Make Big Decisions Better 

It can be messy and overwhelming to figure out how to solve thorny problems. Where do you start? How do you know where to look for information and evaluate its quality and bias? How can you feel confident that you are making a careful and thoroughly researched decision?

Whether you are navigating a career decision, helping your child choose the right college, figure out how to expand your business or aid your aging parents to find the right housing, the AREA Method can help you to make complex personal and professional decisions with confidence and conviction.


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MORTEN HANSEN
Professor at Berkeley,
Author

San Francisco

OCTOBER 24, 2018

Great At Work

 

Many people have learned that to become top performers, they need to work long hours at maximum effort. Over time this effort takes a toll and leads to unhappiness, stress, and burnout. Morten will discuss key "Smarter Work" practices to help sharpen performance levels leading to higher job satisfaction and improved work-life balance.


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DANIEL AMES
Professor of Psychology,
Columbia Business School

New York 

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

Level-Up Your Negotiation Skills

 

Negotiation occurs everywhere. On any given day we may be negotiating with our colleagues, bosses, clients, customers, friends, and family. Our speaker, Daniel Ames, has worked with thousands of people, and each person he's worked with has always found some way to improve their negotiation skills. Daniel will share his methodological process on negotiating to improve your skills no matter what level of experience you have.


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JESS LEE, Partner at Sequoia Capital

SONY BROWN, GP at Norwest

TRINA VAN PELT, VP at Intel Capital

San Francisco

NOVEMBER 28, 2018

Parity panel: Negotiate Like a VC

 

Whether you’re a VC funding a startup or a founder raising capital, being able to negotiate effectively is key. In this discussion, our panelists will share tactics and lessons learned on succeeding at negotiating from a VC and founder perspective, what some common pitfalls are, and what not to do. They will also speak about different negotiation dynamics that occur including what it's like to be the only woman at the negotiable table.


SANDRA HORBACH
Managing Director,
The Carlyle Group

New York

DECEMBER 4, 2018

Leading in Uncertain Times

We are experiencing times of tremendous change. Learning to be able to lead in uncertain times is crucial. In this fireside chat, Sandra will discuss responsibilities and skills leaders must embrace through times of chaos and ambiguity. She will also share her experiences and insights on trends in the financial sector.
 


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To Be Announced!

San Francisco

DECEMBER 12, 2018

Fireside Chat: DNA of a Leader