Thursday, November 09 7:00am – 5:30pm

Registration and Information Desk

Thursday, November 09 7:30am – 8:30am

Networking Breakfast

Thursday, November 09 8:30am – 9:45am

Opening General Session: Leadership and The Missing 33%™

Leading NOW will present a unique definition of Leadership and global research that has identified the 9 critical differentiators for moving from the middle into senior and executive positions. The research also indicates that traditional career advice neglects key messaging about what we call The Missing 33% of the career success equation - business, strategic and financial acumen.

Thursday, November 09 9:45am – 10:00am

Networking Break

Thursday, November 09 10:00am – 11:00am

Breakout Sessions

LEADERS: Show Them the Money

  • Participants who might think that strategic and financial acumen are skills exclusive to graduate school programs and executive offices, are pleasantly surprised by this clear and powerful overview. They walk away with a strong foundation for understanding, executing or creating strategy and the role of financial measures in the process.


  • It's never too early (or too late) in a career to enhance your business acumen, but if action isn't taken, careers plateau. Participants in this session will learn the 4 key business outcomes that executives monitor and understand how their work drives these outcomes. Also, participants will learn the importance of aligning their work to business outcomes and how it differentiates talent for career success.
Thursday, November 09 11:00am – 12:00pm

Breakout Sessions

LEADERS: Managing Complexity

  • Focusing on results but keeping in mind the complex factors that impact decision-making such as geography, risk, media attention, government regulation, & diverse communities.

RISING STARS: Speak the Language of Power

  • The Language of Power is the language of outcomes. Communicating effectively in this language is a vital success factor for participants as they impact the business and their careers.
Thursday, November 09 12:00pm – 12:15pm

Networking Break

Thursday, November 09 12:15pm – 1:00pm

Lunch and Roundtable Discussion: Growth through Conversation

Roundtable Discussion with two leadership champions, a woman leader and a rising star to talk about the real issues that our industry is facing and how we can begin to address the change. This will be a raw discussion on what they have seen for successful changes, what they look for in mentoring women towards leadership, and tips on how to break glass ceilings in your own organizations.

Thursday, November 09 1:00pm – 1:15pm

Networking Break

Thursday, November 09 1:15pm – 2:15pm

PIE: Strategic Mentoring + Team Discussions

Participants learn the difference between CAKE (Supportive) and PIE (Strategic) mentoring and why successful women and men receive and give PIE mentoring. Particpants leave with practical tools for future discussions and experiences that will ensure that they make the most of mentoring relationships and how to use PIE Mentoring to earn sponsorship.

Thursday, November 09 2:15pm – 2:30pm

Receive Team Assignment

Thursday, November 09 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Power Team Activities

Bond with your team over activities like truffle rolling, wine tasting and cheese making. Your team will also be solving for real-life situations.

Thursday, November 09 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Reception and Dinner