Empowering Women to “Lean In”
You are invited to take part in an open discussion of the topics highlighted in the book: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, written by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. This event invites students, faculty, and community members to come together and participate in an interactive discussion on diverse topics impacting individuals in the workforce, including leadership, goal-setting, communication, among others. Join us to become re-energized and motivated by exemplary women leaders across sectors. They will share their stories and tips on how we can “lean in” to our ambitions and pursue our goals. It’s an event you do not want to miss!
When & Where:
- Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 Time: 11 a.m. – 1: p.m.
- University of Phoenix, South Florida Campus, Miami Learning Center
- Marie Izquierdo, Assistant Superintendent
- Elaine Black, CEO of Liberty City Trust
- Dr. Contessa Bryant, Principal at Lenore B. Smith
- Gay Lynn Grigas, Author, Educator, & Psychotherapist
- Theresa Fitzpatrick, HR Director, Southern Command
- Susan Lowenstein, Owner of North Western Construction
- Leslie Kristof, Campus Director, University of Phoenix, South Florida Campus
A preview of some of the topics discussed in the book can be seen at: http://www.ted.com/talks/sheryl_sandberg_why_we_have_too_few_women_leaders.html
When & Where
South Florida Campus
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