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 Management,
Columbia Business School

New York 

NOVEMBER 5, 2018

On Great Terms: Negotiations Done Right

 

Few people have a solid game plan for how to approach negotiations—or how to improve their negotiation skills. In this session, we will examine how effective negotiators take a panoramic view of bargaining. We’ll step through the “Five Dramas” of negotiation, including the private negotiation you have with yourself and the party drama concerning the cast of characters involved.



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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

Panel: Nature Versus Nurture - What Makes A Great Investor?

 

Regardless of your title or industry, being able to influence and negotiate effectively is key. In this collaborative discussion, our panelists will share useful tactics, lessons learned, common pitfalls, and what not to do when it comes to negotiating as both a founder and as an investor. They will also share the nuances of various negotiation dynamics, 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 led by Glenn Youngkin, CEO of Carlyle, 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.
 

 

Immersive Learning

We moved to more in-depth instruction to promote faster adoption of the Parity Talk materials.

 

Trimester 1: February-April Trimester 2: May-July Trimester 3: September-November

NEW YORK
3 Series Options / Trimester
1st month: Lecture
2nd month: Workshop
3rd month: Workshop

SAN FRANCISCO
1 Series Option / Trimester
1st month: Lecture
2nd month: Workshop
3rd month: Workshop

LONDON
New Theme / Month
1st Month: Lecture Topic 1
2nd Month: Lecture Topic 2
3rd month: Lecture Topic 3

 

In NYC, you will choose between two Series each trimester.

  • One Series is designed for Members in the Emerging Program (<7 years of work experience)

  • One for Rising and Advanced (7+ years)

  • One for all groups (however, workshop exercises will be targeted to specific groups).

  • We ask all Pod Members take the same class.

 


Rising 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

Refocus your energy and leverage your strengths. Workshop and define what in your career brings you fulfillment and purpose while learning to embrace a bias towards action.


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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

Refocus your energy and leverage your strengths. Workshop and define what in your career brings you fulfillment and purpose while learning to embrace a bias towards action.


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. 


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SHANI MAGOSKY
Author, The Better Boss Blueprint, &
Founder, The Better Boss Project

New York

MAY 10, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Giving and Getting Feedback

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

Communicating ongoing and on-target feedback is important in all business relationships. In this interactive program, learn how wine analogies can teach a simple, professional, and repeatable model for effective feedback.


KIM SCOTT
Bestselling Author, 
Radical Candor

San Francisco

MAY 14, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Managing with Radical candor

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

Learn how to be a kickass boss and guide your team to success while maintaining authenticity.


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STEPHEN YOUNG
Senior Partner,
Insight Education Systems

New York

JUNE 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

MicroInequities

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

Sidestep inequities and unconscious bias in the workplace by identifying gestures, body language, and micro actions that can impact underrepresented leaders.


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STEPHANIE LAMPKIN
Founder and CEO,
Blendoor

San Francisco

JUNE 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Managing Unconscious Bias

NEA
2 South Park Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Learn data-driven recommendations on how companies, teams, and individuals can leverage technology to create and manage diverse workforces.


Rising Leaders - Fall Semester

 


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BETH COMSTOCK
Former Vice Chair, GE

New York

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

Imagine It Forward

Join us for a fireside chat with consummate glass ceiling breaker, change maker, and innovator Beth Comstock.  She'll be sharing highlights from her new book, Imagine It Forward, and her journey from shy publicist to Chief Marketing Officer to the first woman Vice Chair at GE.


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MIRIAM BEKKOUCHE
Founder/CEO,
Brainspa

San Francisco

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

Transform Stress with Mindfulness

Learn to welcome stress into your life as a catalyst for growth and development. 

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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LAURA VANDERKAM
Author, TED Speaker

New York

OCTOBER 2, 2018

do less to do more

 

Do you ever catch yourself telling others "I'm so busy all the time" or "There's never enough time?" How do some people seem to accomplish so much more in their days and also make time for friends, family, hobbies, and passions without feeling overwhelmed? Laura will share important tools and insights on interacting with time in different ways to feel less busy and get more done.  


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MORTEN HANSEN
Professor at Berkeley,
Author

San Francisco

OCTOBER 24, 2018

Great at work

Morten Hansen, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Great by Choice, and author of the highly acclaimed Collaboration and Great at Work, discusses smarter ways to work that can help you sharpen your performance, while improving work-life balance and increasing job satisfaction.  Hint: the answer isn’t working longer hours!


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MICHELE GRAVELLE,
Senior Consultant at Triad

New York

NOVEMBER 5, 2018

Navigate Difficult Conversations

Michele Gravelle, a senior consultant at Triad with more than 25 years of leadership experience, joins us to talk about how to have difficult conversations. Based on research from the Harvard Negotiation Project, Michele will share a step-by-step approach to having tough conversations with less stress and more success. Master advanced communication skills that will be invaluable throughout your career!


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JESS LEE, Partner at Sequoia Capital

SONY BROWN, GP at Norwest

TRINA VAN PELT, VP at Intel Capita

San Francisco

NOVEMBER 28, 2018

Nature Versus Nurture - What Makes A Great Investor?

 

Regardless of your title or industry, being able to influence and negotiate effectively is key. In this collaborative discussion, our panelists will share useful tactics, lessons learned, common pitfalls, and what not to do when it comes to negotiating as both a founder and as an investor. They will also share the nuances of various negotiation dynamics, including what it's like to be the only woman at the negotiable table.


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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 led by Glenn Youngkin, CEO of Carlyle, 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.

Declare Talks 2017

ANGELA LEE
Founder, 37Angels
Chief Innovation Officer,
Columbia

New York

MAY 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM 

Define your Value Proposition

Lowenstein Sandler
1251 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10020

How to find your zone of genius. A hands-on workshop that challenges the mindsets that hold us back from finding our ultimate career.


 
 

New York

 JUNE 5, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Managing Risk & Returns

Lowenstein Sandler
1251 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10020

Learn to manage risk and return in the investment industry as well as the professional world more broadly. Discover how to embrace risk, and the skills required to do so with confidence.


LAURA VANDERKAM
Bestselling Author

New York

JULY 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Prioritize Your Time

McKinsey & Co.
55 East 52nd St, New York, NY 10055

Learn how to prioritize what matters and skip what doesn’t to be more productive in your career, home and personal life.


 
 

San Francisco

AUGUST 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM PDT

Prepare to Lead

NEA
2 South Park Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Learn how companies identify and choose leaders. How to stand up, stand out and build your own personal development plan to get to the C-Suite.


MICHELLE FRIEDMAN
Founder,
Advancing Women’s Careers

New York

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Transcending Unconscious bias

Grand Central Tech
335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

How to deal with unconscious biases in the workplace and how to stand your ground despite the headwinds.


 
 

New York

OCTOBER 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Make it rain

Grand Central Tech
335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

Learn how to build and manage a successful career as a rainmaker by generating income, brokering deals and attracting clients.


KELLY HOEY
Best Selling Author

New York

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

build your dream network

McKinsey and Co.
55 East 52nd St, New York, NY 10055
 

Cut through the networking noise and start building the powerful, real relationships needed to succeed in today's world. Build a roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand out from the crowd and achieve your goals.


NELSON DELLIS
4x USA Memory Champion

 

 

New York

DECEMBER 4, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Train your Brain

NeueHouse Madison Square
110 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010

Learn how basic memory techniques can increase your networking capacity, drive deal flow, and give you the mental agility to accelerate your career.


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LISA BERNSTEIN
Global Head of Human Capital, Apollo Management

 

New York

JANUARY 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The Art of Negotiation

Grand Central Tech
335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

Learn how to raise your voice for difficult/ controversial workplace conversations; understand and utilize the art of negotiation.


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Fran Hauser
Former President of Digital,
Time Inc.

New York

FEBRUARY 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Reclaiming Kindness

Grand Central Tech
335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

Redefine strong leadership by deconstructing the negative perception of "the nice girl."  Learn how to reclaim kindness and sidestep regressive stereotypes.


ALEXA VON TOBEL
Founder & CEO, Learnvest

Online Only

MARCH, 2018

Invest in yourself

Leverage personal financial management to support your long-term goals; and learn specific financial planning skills for career advancement.


CARLA HARRIS
Vice Chairman and Managing Director,
Morgan Stanley

New York

APRIL 12, 2018

Strategize to win

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.


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

New York

JUNE 7, 2018

Voice Of A Leader

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


STEPHEN YOUNG
Senior Partner,
Insight Education Systems

New York

JUNE 7, 2018

MicroInequities

Sidestep inequities and unconscious bias in the workplace by identifying gestures, body language, and micro actions that can impact underrepresented leaders.


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LISA SAFRAN
Founder, Improv Consultants

San Francisco

JUNE 21, 2018

Communicating With Confidence And Charisma!

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


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STEPHANIE LAMPKIN
Founder and CEO,
Blendoor

San Francisco

JUNE 21, 2018

Managing Unconscious Bias

Learn data-driven recommendations on how companies, teams, and individuals can leverage technology to create and manage diverse workforces.