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Womensphere EMERGING LEADERS GLOBAL SUMMIT 2014: The Next Generation of Women Leaders & Innovators CREATING THE FUTURE

Womensphere Foundation

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Professional Delegates, Mentors, Roundtable Leaders [Corporate, <30 places left] Ended $295.00 $8.37
Professional Delegates, Mentors, Roundtable Leaders [Academic, Non-Profit, Entrepreneurs, <30 places left] Ended $275.00 $7.87
Graduate Student Delegate [<50 places left, first come, first served] Ended $200.00 $5.99
Undergraduate Student Delegate [<80 places left, first come, first served] Ended $175.00 $5.37
PLUS - Business & Finance Field Immersion & Career Day, Jan. 14 (with <50 places left)   more info Ended $150.00 $4.74
PLUS - Technology & Media Industry Field Immersion & Career Day, Jan. 16 (with <50 places left)   more info Ended $150.00 $4.74
SUMMIT FRIEND - Corporate, NGO, Academic Partner, Individual   more info Ended $1,000.00 $9.95
SUMMIT SUPPORTER - Corporate, NGO, Academic, Individual Supporter   more info Ended $2,500.00 $9.95
SUMMIT PARTNER - Corporate, NGO, Academic Partner   more info Ended $5,000.00 $9.95
SUMMIT PRESENTING PARTNER - Corporate, NGO, Academic Partner   more info Ended $10,000.00 $9.95

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The 5th Annual Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2014 brings together a community of 500 leaders and innovators from American and across the world, around the theme of The Next Generation of Women Leaders & Innovators Creating the Future.

Global leaders and innovators, together with emerging leaders and emerging innovators, will convene to discuss, explore, exchange ideas, and collaborate on solutions and initiatives on:

  • The Future of Women's Leadership
  • Creating The Future of Business & Markets
  • Creating The Future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)
  • Creating The Future of Media, Culture & The Arts
  • Creating The Future of Sustainability & Development
  • Creating The Future of Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy
  • Creating The Future of Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship


The main Global Summit Day on January 15, 2014 is hosted by Columbia University.  The event will also feature Mentoring Roundtables, a Career Fair, an Innovation and Social Innovation Fair, an Art & Design Exhibition, and and two Field Immersion & Career Days hosted by corporate partners such as McGraw-Hill Financial on January 14 and January 16, 2014.


The main purpose of this Womensphere Foundation Summit is to convene next generation of women leaders and innovators, to invest in advancing their leadership and innovation capabilities, and to enable them to build connections with resources, experts, potential mentors, and with each other.

In the fifth year of hosting this Summit, the Womensphere Foundation brings together emerging women leaders, innovators, scientists, creators, academic leaders, lawyers, policy analysts, entrepreneurs, and social entrepreneurs to expand opportunities, create community, build connections, and inspire collaborations that create the future.

At the Womensphere Emerging Leaders Summit, global leaders and innovators, come together with emerging women leaders and innovators, convening to explore, learn, discuss, exchange ideas, and collaborate on actions, solutions, and important initiatives to Create Our Future:

  • The Future of Women's Leadership & Innovation
  • Women & Creating The Future of Business & Markets
  • Women & Creating The Future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Women & Creating The Future of Media, Culture & the Arts
  • Women & Creating The Future of Sustainability & Development
  • Women & Creating The Future of Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy
  • Women & Creating The Future of Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship


The Summit will also feature over 100 distinguished speakers and co-hosts including:

  • Amy Siskind – President, The New Agenda; Cornell University Presidential Council
  • Angela Guy – SVP of Diversity, L’Oreal USA
  • Brenda Dennis - Senior Director, Cisco
  • Christine Cuoco – Head of Brand and Agency Strategy, Twitter
  • Dr. Christine Fleming – Faculty, Electrical Engineering Department, Columbia University; MIT Technology Review’s Top 30 Under 30 Innovators
  • Danae Ringelmann -– Co-Founder, Chief Customer Officer, Indiegogo, the world’s leading crowdfunding platform
  • David Teten -– Venture Capitalist & Partner, ff Venture Capital; Chair & Founder, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York
  • Dean Merit Janow – Dean, School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University
  • Deborah Jackson – CEO & Founder, Plum Alley; Angel investor
  • Gib Bulloch – CEO & Founder, Accenture Development Partnerships
  • Laura Lee – Head of East Coast Content Partnerships, Youtube, Google
  • Lili Gil Valetta – CEO & Managing Partner, XL Alliance; Youngest female executive at Johnson & Johnson; World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
  • Margaret Molloy -  Global CMO, Siegel + Gale; One of Top 10 CMOs on Twitter 
  • Randy Shapiro – Chief General Counsel, Bloomberg
  • Sheryl Tullis – Chief Veteranista, Launch Consulting
  • Stephanie Fierman – Global Chief Marketing Officer, MediaCom; Former CMO of Zagat and DC Comics  
  • Terri Austin – Global Head of Diversity, McGraw-Hill Financial
  • Victoria Budson – Founder & Executive Director, Women & Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • YK Hong – Artist and Emerging Fashion Designer

Highlights of the Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2014 include:

  • Over 400 emerging women leaders – the most promising young professionals and emerging managers, together with the most promising female graduate and undergraduate students
  • Over 50 leaders, managers, and successful professionals as Mentors (both women and men)
  • Over 100 distinguished speakers & Womensphere Award honorees across disciplines and industries
  • Main day of the Summit features forums, talks, roundtable exchanges, and Career Fair, Academic Fair, NGO Fair, and Social Innovation Fair
  • One full day of immersion/forum on Science, Technology & Media (January 16)
  • One full day of immersion/ forum on Business, Finance & Capital Markets (January 14)
  • Cross-industry & interdisciplinary networking
  • Membership in the new Womensphere EMERGING LEADERS GLOBAL NETWORK
  • Academic Fair
  • Non-Profits & NGO Fair
  • Social Innovation Fair
  • CAREER FAIR and exposure to companies and institutions that are potential employers or internship destinations for participating Delegates

 

The 2014 Womensphere Emerging Leaders Summit continues to build upon the success of the 2013 Summit:

  • Expansion of the Industry/Field Immersions and Career Forums – The Industry/Field Immersions enable Delegates to visit, have greater exposure to, and be immersed in in the actual workplace environments of industry leaders and organization leaders in these fields, while also offering deeper conversations and more networking with leaders from these fields.
  • Professional Mentors – We have a network of influential and successful leaders across all fields, in addition to leaders that actively sign up to participate as Mentors.
  • More Networking Sessions – Based on feedback from last year’s Summit, we have introduced many more networking opportunities throughout the Summit.

 

We invite you to reserve and secure places for Delegate or Mentor particiation this week before Thanksgiving (before or by November 30), to take advantage of the Discounted Early Registration period.

In addition, through a partnership with the Hudson Hotel / Morgans Hotel Group in New York, we are able to offer the extremely low rates of $155/night in New York City for the first 50 registrants.

Please find enclosed additional information on the Agenda and Schedule below.


SUMMIT THEMES & ROUNDTABLE EXCHANGE TOPICS

  • The Future of Women's Leadership & Innovation
  • Women & Creating The Future of Business & Markets
  • Women & Creating The Future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Women & Creating The Future of Media, Culture & the Arts
  • Women & Creating The Future of Sustainability & Development
  • Women & Creating The Future of Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy
  • Women & Creating The Future of Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship

 

The Future of Women’s Leadership & Innovation

  • From Vision to Execution: Qualities of Successful Global Leaders & Innovators
  • Invention & Innovation: Strategies & Tactics
  • How to Lead & Manage Effectively
  • Working in Global Teams & Across Cultures
  • Harnessing Creativity in Problem-solving
  • Leading Oneself & Becoming the Change
  • Creating Impact: From Self to Workplace to Society

The Future of Business & Markets

  • Insights & Wisdom from Global Leaders in Business, Markets & Finance
  • How to Enable Business to Transform the World
  • Corporate Citizenship & Investing in Communities
  • The Future of Business & Sustainability
  • How to Navigate the Evolving Capital Markets Landscape

The Future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

  • Insights & Wisdom from Global Leaders in Science, Technology, Invention, Innovation
  • The Next Frontiers in Science & Medicine: Opportunities for Women
  • The Next Frontiers in Technology, Media & Digital Revolution: Opportunities for Women:
  • Resources & Opportunities that Support Women’s Invention and Innovation

The Future of Media, Culture & the Arts

  • Insights & Wisdom from Global Leaders in Media, Culture & the Arts
  • The Next Frontiers in Media: Opportunities for Women
  • Creating the Future & Transforming the World Through Media, Culture & the Arts
  • Resources & Opportunities that Support Women in Media, Culture & the Arts

The Future of Sustainability & Development

  • Insights & Wisdom from Global Leaders in Sustainability & Development
  • The Greatest Global Challenges in Sustainability & Development: Opportunities for Women
  • Creating the Future & Transforming the World Through Sustainability & Development
  • Resources & Opportunities that Support Women in Sustainability & Development

The Future of Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy

  • Insights & Wisdom from Global Leaders in Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy
  • The Greatest Challenges in Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy: Opportunities for Women
  • Creating the Future & Transforming the World Through Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy
  • Resources & Opportunities that Support Women in Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy

The Future of Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship

  • Insights & Wisdom from Women Leaders in Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship
  • The Makings of an Entrepreneurial Leader
  • Funding Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship
  • Creating the Future & Transforming the World Through Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship
  • Resources & Opportunities that Support Women in Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship



PARTICIPATING at the 5th Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2014:

There are six types of participants at the Summit:
Distinguished Speakers, Delegates, Mentors/Roundtable Leaders, Corporate Participants/Partners/Recruiters, NGO Participants/Partners/Recruiters, and Academic Participants/Partners/Recruiters.

Sponsored Delegates - participating at the Summit are emerging women leaders and innovators primarily selected and sponsored by their academic institution (graduate and undergraduate), organization, or company, and are typically emerging leaders, innovators, scientists, artists, creators, and high-potential young professionals and emerging managers.

Self-sponsored Delegates - There are also a limited number of places available for open, self-sponsored registration by emerging women leaders/professionals/managers and female graduate/undergraduate students.

Mentors/Roundtable Leaders - are either self-sponsored professionals and leaders, or organization/corporate-sponsored professionals and leaders, who participate in the Summit to lead roundtables and discussions, and to invite ideas exchange among Summit Delegates.

Corporations, NGOs, and Academic Institutions participate through a number of ways:
1) Being Official Partners and Supporters of the Summit, sending Delegates, Distinguished Speakers, Mentors/Roundtable Leaders, and participating in the Career Fair and Academic Fair
2) Sending Official Delegates to participate in the Summit as Delegates and/or Mentors/Roundtable Leaders
3) Recruiting at the Summit


SUMMIT OBJECTIVES & SCHEDULE

The 5th Annual Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit will convene emerging women leaders (graduate students, undergraduate students, young professionals, and emerging managers), together with global leaders, innovators, and mentors, coming from across a wide range of disciplines, academic institutions, and industries, who are focused on investing in their personal development as leaders and innovators, and who are actively engaged in creating inspiring positive impact in the world.

At this Summit, the Womensphere Foundation brings together emerging women leaders, innovators, young professionals, scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, and social entrepreneurs to expand opportunities, create community, build connections, and inspire collaborations.

This Summit aims to create inspiration, education, and connections for emerging women leaders, in line with Womensphere’s purpose of unleashing potential, creating opportunity, inspiring impact, and transforming the world.

This year’s additional goals are around community, collaboration, impact, and creating a platform that enables participants to collaborate on working together on an actionable agenda for the evolution of our global society, and the evolution of women’s leadership and innovation globally. This Summit will be about building a community of emerging women leaders across sectors and disciplines, including emerging women leaders across the premier academic institutions (both graduate and undergraduate) around the world, as well as young women professionals and emerging women leaders across international organizations, companies, entrepreneurial ventures, social enterprises, BCorps, non-profits, NGOs, and the public sector.

DELEGATE PARTICIPATION

Delegates will have the opportunity to participate through speaker Q&A, discussion circles, collaboration circles, Creating Impact discussions, and multiple Fairs (Career Fair, Academic Fair, NGO Fair, Social Innovation Fair) taking place throughout the Main Summit Day and Immersion Days.

The program also offers ample opportunities to network and build connections with speakers, fellow delegates, NGO representatives, academic representatives, and company representatives across disciplines and industries.

IMMERSION DAYS

In addition to the Main Day of the Summit, the Summit’s two Immersion Days enable Delegates to “be in the real world where the action takes place” – as the Immersions are hosted in corporate and institutional venues throughout New York City. The Immersion Days enable Delegates to participate in forums focused on specific disciplines and industries, providing interested Delegates with opportunities to do more focused networking and have greater exposure to areas of interest.

 

SCHEDULE OF THE MAIN DAY OF THE SUMMIT (January 15, 2012)

 

8:00AM – 9:00AM – Community Breakfast * Roundtable Networking Conversations * Registration

9:00AM – 9:20AM – Opening Ceremonies, Welcome Remarks, and Introductions of Co-Hosts

9:20AM – 10:20AM – Women & The Future of Leadership

10:20AM – 10:40AM – Networking & Coffee Break

10:40AM – 11:40AM – Women & Creating The Future of Business & Markets

11:40AM – 12:30PM – Women & Creating The Future of Sustainability & Development

12:30PM – 1:20PM – Lunch & Roundtable Exchange

1:20PM – 2:20PM – Women & Creating The Future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

2:20PM – 2:40PM – Networking & Coffee Break

2:40PM – 3:30PM – Women & Creating The Future of Social Change, Policy & Philanthropy

3:30PM – 4:20PM – Women & Creating The Future of Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship

4:20PM – 4:40PM – Networking & Coffee Break

4:40PM – 5:40PM – Women & Creating The Future of Media, Culture & the Arts

5:40PM – 7:30PM - Closing Ceremonies * Networking Reception * Fairs

  • Career Fair
  • Academic Fair
  • Non-Profits & NGO Fair
  • Social Innovation Fair
  • Social Impact Collaboration Meetings

 

IMMERSION 1: BUSINESS, MARKETING, FINANCE & CAPITAL MARKETS (January 14, 2014)

This Womensphere Emerging Leaders Field & Industry Immersion Day offers a day-long forum and networking focused on deeper conversations with industry leaders and professionals in the fields of business, marketing, finance, and capital markets, followed by the optional opportunity to participate in cross-industry networking receptions throughout New York City. (This module is only open to Delegates participating on the Main Day of the Summit.)

FORUM & IMMERSION: BUSINESS, FINANCE, STRATEGY & BRANDS

  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM     Breakfast & Networking: Welcome to the Company/Institution
  • 9:00AM – 10:10AM     Forum 1: Panel & Discussion
  • 10:10AM – 10:30AM   Break & Networking
  • 10:30AM – 11:40AM   Forum 2: Panel & Discussion
  • 11:40AM – 12:20PM   Closing & Networking

12:20PM – 1:00PM     Break / Commute to next venue

FORUM & IMMERSION: BUSINESS, FINANCE, STRATEGY & BRANDS

  • 1:00 – 2:00PM   Lunch & Networking; Welcome to the Company/Institution
  • 2:00 – 3:10PM   Forum 3 & Discussion
  • 3:10 – 3:30PM   Break & Networking
  • 3:30 – 4:40PM   Forum 4 & Discussion
  • 4:40 – 5:30PM   Closing & Networking

5:30 – 6:15PM   Break / Commute to next venue

6:15 – 8:00PM   RECEPTION & NETWORKING

Cross-Industry & Interdisciplinary Networking Receptions in Business, Marketing, Finance & Capital Markets (Open only to Delegates and Professional Mentors participating in this Immersion, to Summit Speakers, and to the Womensphere Global Advisory Board)

 

IMMERSION 2: TECHNOLOGY & MEDIA (January 16, 2014)

This Womensphere Emerging Leaders Field & Industry Immersion Day offers a day-long forum and networking focused on deeper conversations with industry leaders and professionals in the fields of technology and digital media, followed by the optional opportunity to participate in cross-industry networking receptions throughout New York City. (This module is only open to Delegates participating on the Main Day of the Summit.)

FORUM & IMMERSION: FRONTIERS IN TECHNOLOGY & MEDIA

  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM     Breakfast & Networking: Welcome to the Company/Institution
  • 9:00AM – 10:10AM     Forum 1: Panel & Discussion
  • 10:10AM – 10:30AM   Break & Networking
  • 10:30AM – 11:40AM   Forum 2: Panel & Discussion
  • 11:40AM – 12:20PM   Closing & Networking

12:20PM – 1:00PM     Break / Commute to next venue

 

FORUM & IMMERSION: FRONTIERS IN TECHNOLOGY & MEDIA

1:00 – 2:00PM   Lunch & Networking; Welcome to the Company/Institution

  • 2:00 – 3:10PM   Forum 3 & Discussion
  • 3:10 – 3:30PM   Break & Networking
  • 3:30 – 4:40PM   Forum 4 & Discussion
  • 4:40 – 5:30PM   Closing & Networking

5:30 – 6:15PM   Break / Commute to next venue

6:15 – 8:00PM   Industry Keynote Speaker, Reception & Networking

Cross-Industry & Interdisciplinary Networking Receptions in Business, Marketing, Finance & Capital Markets (Open only to Delegates and Professional Mentors participating in this Immersion, to Summit Speakers, and to the Womensphere Global Advisory Board)

 

REGISTRATION & DELEGATE PARTICIPATION

 

We encourage all interested Delegates and Professional Mentors to RSVP early to avail of the Discounted Early Registration to the Summit which ends over Thanksgiving (on or before November 30).

Only those registered for the Main Summit Day (January 15) can additionally register for the Field/Industry Immersion Days on January 14 and January 16.


HOTEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

In addition, through a partnership with the Hudson Hotel / Morgans Hotel Group in New York, we are able to offer the extremely low rates in New York City for the first 50 registrants. Please let us know if you are interested in using these discounted hotel rates for your Delegates.

 


This Summit is typically sold-out with a Wait List.

We encourage everyone participating to reserve your place or your Delegates' places. To reserve a place at the Summit, please click on the Registration link above.

Kindly note:

1) The Womensphere Foundation does not offer scholarships to participate in this program, with the exception of specific scholarships with select, established partner organizations. We do not accept volunteers who want to attend the Summit for free, or any applications for free attendance at the Summit. We encourage all participants to exercise leadership and find your funding source to be able to participate in the Summit - it will be a worthy investment!

2) By December 24, 2013, all registrations are no longer refundable. However, they are transferable. In the event you register and need a refund after December 24, 2013, we encourage you to either transfer or sell your registration place to another Delegate.

 

Have questions about Womensphere EMERGING LEADERS GLOBAL SUMMIT 2014: The Next Generation of Women Leaders & Innovators CREATING THE FUTURE? Contact Womensphere Foundation

When & Where


Columbia University (January 14) and various corporate locations (January 13 and January 15)
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EST)


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Womensphere Foundation

The Womensphere Foundation's mission is to unleash women's potential, create opportunities for women, and advance women's leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship globally.  The Womensphere Foundation empowers women and girls to lead, create our future, and transform our world. The Foundation is chaired by Analisa Balares, Womensphere CEO & Founder, a recognized innovator and social entrepreneur, and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

Website: http://www.womenspherefoundation.org

Website: http://www.womensphere.org

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