Women in Business & Leadership Initiative - Spring Symposium 2018

Women in Business & Leadership Initiative - Spring Symposium 2018

A League of their Own

  • Date(s): Wed, May 02, 2018
  • Time(s): 12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  • Location: The Rainier Club
  • Address: 820 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104 (Get Directions)
  • Members: $65 pre-paid ($75 as of 4/30)
  • Non-Members: $100 pre-paid ($160 as of 4/30)
  • Additional Information: Online registration for this event is now closed, but we will be talking walk-up registrations at the door.
  • Questions: Contact Leigh Jacobson at 206-389-7311

WIBLI events provide women at all career levels with access to extraordinary female leaders, inspirational ideas to advance their careers, as well as networking opportunities with a community of professionals who are passionate about gender equity.

Inspired by the movie “A League of Their Own,” we will explore the ways in which female athletes take skills learned on the field and apply them in their professional lives. Join us as we learn how negotiation skills can be strengthened by discussing a controversial call with a referee and how leadership is developed through on the court communication with teammates.

Leadership Keynote
Jane Blalock
President & CEO
The Jane Blalock Company

Conversation with the Seattle Storm:
Alisha Valavanis
President & General Manager
Seattle Storm

More speakers to be announced!

Round out the day with a facilitated WIBLI Networking session, where you’ll meet the professionals in the room and discuss your own ideas and solutions around gender equity in the workplace.

Women in Business and Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) events and programs inspire, educate, and connect Seattle-area women at all levels of their careers. Through our events--and our partnership with the 100% Talent Initiative--we aim to empower Seattle-area professionals to create significant change for themselves, their workplaces and their communities around gender equity issues, including closing our region’s gender wage gap.

Visit the Women In Business & Leadership Initiative Program page to see all of our other WIBLI event

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