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HER Women's Luncheon - Cedar Rapids

The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

HER Women's Luncheon - Cedar Rapids

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Luncheon   more info Apr 6, 2018 $35.00 $4.01
Workshop and Luncheon   more info Apr 6, 2018 $50.00 $4.84
Luncheon table of 10   more info Apr 6, 2018 $35.00 $4.01
Workshop table of 10   more info Apr 6, 2018 $50.00 $4.84
Luncheon   more info Not Started $45.00 $4.56
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Event Details

Join us on Thursday, April 12th for our 2nd HER Women in Business Luncheon at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center. We will welcome keynote Nancy Hauserman, Professor Emeritus, University of Iowa, for the program entitled "Blueprint for Success: Aligning your work with your values". A brief description is below.

Luncheon tickets are available for $35, and include the keynote, panel discussion and lunch. The luncheon runs from 11:30am - 1:15pm. Tables of 10 are available for $350.

For a more in-depth discussion on the program topic, a workshop ticket is available for $50. The workshop ticket includes the luncheon, plus an additional workshop from 1:30pm - 2:15pm. Tables of 10 are available for $500.

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Blueprint for Success: Aligning your work with your values

Personal values – respect, truth, honesty, etc. – make us who we are. If we’re lucky, our jobs support and enhance those values.

But sometimes they don’t.

To enjoy a truly successful and fulfilling career, you need to identify and understand your personal values and find ways to make sure your job responsibilities align well with them. Often, this is easier said than done. You may have to prioritize your values because they conflict with situations found in the business world. If you value honesty, but also value the ability to not cause others harm, what do you do if a work friend asks you to tell a white lie to your superior? Or, what if you have ethical concerns about a new business venture? Aligning our values with our work is rarely an all-or-nothing proposition.

This workshop will provide attendees with the following:

  • The opportunity to clearly identify and prioritize your primary values. What do you value the most in your life? What values drive your decision-making?
  • A decision-making process that enables you to more fully consider the ethical implications of decisions you may need to make in the work place.
  • A means of resolving conflicts that may arise between competing values. If you and your employer prioritize different values, or if your personal values would lead to a different business outcome, how do you respond?
    • The chance to more fully consider how various facts or circumstances may affect your ability to honor your values and how you might respond when those tough decisions arise.

About the keynote:

KeynoteNancy Hauserman, J.D. is a Professor Emeritus in the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa where she taught in the Dept. of Management and Organizations for 37 years. She held the Williams Teaching Chair in the College and was the University’s nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year. In 1993 she was appointed as one of two Ombudspeople for the University, charged with conflict resolution for problems involving faculty, staff and students at the University. Following her role as Ombudsperson she was appointed to serve as the Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program in the Tippie College and later directed the University’s study abroad program in Italy (CIMBA). Her teaching was almost exclusively focused on law and ethics at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Iowa, Italy and Hong Kong.

Our panel moderator:

Lynn Manternach, Brand Arsonist and President, MindFire Communications

Our panel:

Sonny Daggett, Promotion, Marketing & Development Corrdinator, Marion Public Library

Laurie L. Dawley, Attorney/Senior Vice President, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Alicia Murphy, Chief Organizational Effectiveness Officer, Van Meter Inc.

Hannah Rapson, Financial Advisor Associate, RJFS, James Investment Group, Inc.

Starlet Smith, Founder, Fired Up For Single Moms



Thank you to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:


Keynote Sponsor:                                                                                                         Scholarship Sponsor:  

 Caldwell                                                                                                                        BHG       

  Major Sponsors:

    Shuttle                                         UFG                                  


_______________________________________________________________________________________Sponsorship packages are available. Please contact Kelly Buchanan ( for sponsorship information.


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The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Boulevard Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

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