When I set out to write my first book over three years ago, I had no idea that the process of doing so would turn out to be one of the richest, life changing experiences I have ever experienced. My original intent was to answer my own question of how to gracefully and valiantly navigate my mid life as a career driven new mom. While I had some ideas of my own, I knew I had to turn to mentors, peers and colleagues to impart their wisdom for my readers and for own enrichment. One of those mentors is Janet Salazar. Janet is CEO and Founder of Impact Leadership 21, holds a permanent seat at the United Nations and is working fervently every day on behalf of women leaders all over the globe. Janet and I quickly discovered our overlapping passions for developing women leaders during our initial interview and our collegial bond was underway.
Janet has graciously invited me to join her and her esteemed colleagues in my old stomping grounds, New York City, to kick off the:
This groundbreaking event is hosted by The New York Times and Presented and Sponsored by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
One of the key aspects of IMPACT that makes it different is this: IMPACT is the rare event and program that totally engages MEN in the process of advancing women at the top with a panel discussion called “Conversations with Men: The Language of Leadership, Equality and Partnership”. IMPACT believes that men are part of the solution, and engaging men in leadership roles in the entire conversation and process of change can accelerate the pace of women’s leadership at the top.
This game-changing event will feature influential speakers including world renowned gender communications guru Barbara Annis, top leaders from corporations such as Anthony Marino, Chief Human Resources Officer, Global Office, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Denise Evans, Vice-President for Market Development at IBM, Ron Glover, Vice-President, Diversity and Workforce also at IBM, top notch entrepreneurs such as Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Networks, global nonprofit organizations such as Alyse Nelson, CEO of Vital Voices, a global women’s organization started by Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright, leaders from the United Nations such a Dr. Roland Rich, Chief, UN Office for Partnerships, and other distinguished experts and thought leaders.
Participants and guests will benefit from high-impact conversations & discussions, new connections with high-level women and men to expand your network, rare opportunities to learn groundbreaking leadership concepts and skills for success, with laser sharp focus on propelling women to higher levels of influence world-wide, and engaging men in moving women up.
All registered attendees to this incredible event are invited to attend my pre-summit event:
For even more details, see the website www.impactleadership21.com
Be there and be part of something big and growing that will change the world!!!