Virtual Event – September 28, 2023 | 8 AM CST/9 AM EST
Welcome to the Women of COLOR Leadership and Empowerment Conference (WOC) – a powerful platform that unites, empowers, and celebrates the brilliance of the nation’s most influential and diverse women. At WOC, we bring together leading executive women of color to share their invaluable experiences, insights, and thought leadership with professionals from all walks of life.
Join us at WOC to connect with a vibrant community of trailblazers, where you’ll gain inspiration, practical knowledge, and supportive networks. Together, we’ll create a stronger, more inclusive future, fueled by the collective wisdom and expertise of America’s exceptional women leaders.
|9:00 AM Eastern Time||Opening||We warmly welcome all attendees to the conference and celebrate the diversity, brilliance, and achievements of women of color across various industries and professions.|
|9:05 AM Eastern Time||Keynote – Rosalyn O’Neale||Step into a realm where the power of diversity and inclusion takes center stage, and prepare to be moved like never before. In this awe-inspiring keynote, our charismatic speaker invites you on a transformative journey through the intricacies of women, race, and identities. Brace yourself for an experience that will broaden your horizons and ignite your soul.
Through the art of powerful storytelling and the vulnerability of personal experiences, our speaker unveils the sacred bond between gender, race, and identities. With each anecdote, she shines a light on the battles fought, and the triumphs won in navigating these intersecting dimensions. The magnitude of these stories will stir your heart, evoking chills and drawing forth tears of empathy.
In this mesmerizing exploration, women who have found themselves overwhelmed, overworked, and underappreciated will discover a path to liberation. Our speaker intimately understands these struggles and is profoundly committed to empowering professional women. She holds the key to unlocking your innate power and helping you reclaim your worth.
Join us as we collectively ignite a spark within our communities, forging a future that cherishes and celebrates every voice. Together, let us rise above the noise and live out loud, shaping an inclusive world where all are seen, heard, and valued. Smile, for you hold the power to create change.
|9:30 AM Eastern Time||Session – Monique Carkum Edwards||We all begin our careers with high aspirations. But as women of color, we face unique challenges – internal and external, personal/cultural and organizational – that cause us to ask “Is the high worth the climb?” In our time together, we’ll go beyond executive presence tips and self-care Sundays to explore three powerful strategies specifically designed for women of color to make sure you not only get to the corner office but also love who you are in it.|
|10:15 AM Eastern Time||BREAK||Enjoy a short break.|
|10:30 AM Eastern Time||Session – Dr. Ginny A. Baro||“Strategies for Effective Networking and Personal Branding” provides practical tools for building professional connections and expanding one’s network and empowers women to showcase their strengths, build confidence in their abilities, and communicate their personal value proposition effectively. It covers building a strong personal brand, identifying and leveraging networking opportunities.|
|11:15 AM Eastern Time||Session – Stella Kim||Join us for an enlightening session featuring Stella Kim who will share her experiences as an Asian-American 1.5 generational talent executive, HR advisor, and career coach. Stella brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the forefront as she delves into the vital topic of “Building a Multigenerational and Multicultural Workforce.”|
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