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

Parity 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.

SANDRA HORBACH
Managing Director,
The Carlyle Group