Women in Business & Leadership Initiative - Winter Symposium 2019

Women in Business & Leadership Initiative - Winter Symposium 2019

Women Doing the Unexpected

  • Date(s): Wed, Feb 13, 2019
  • Time(s): 12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  • Location: Columbia Tower Club, 75th Floor
  • Address: 701 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104 (Get Directions)
  • Members: $65 pre-paid ($75 as of 2/7)
  • Non-Members: $100 pre-paid ($160 as of 2/7)
  • Questions: Contact Hannah Holman at 206-389-7216

Listen and learn from a phenomenal group of women who are doing the unexpected.  They’ll share how they’ve achieved success in traditionally male-dominated industries like maritime, construction, architecture, and media.

Spend your afternoon with our speakers to learn:

  • How they chose to work in a male-dominated field
  • Obstacles they faced along the way and how they overcame them
  • How they set themselves apart
11:30 AM Doors Open
12:00 PM Lunch is served
12:15 PM Opening Welcome and Sponsor Remarks, Alaska Airlines
12:20 PM Speaker Keynote, Caryn Mathis, President and General Manager, KUOW
12:50 PM The Unexpected Panel:
  • Shannon Testa, Project Executive, Lease Crutcher Lewis
  • Elizabeth Waggoner, Welder and Project Manager, Vigor
  • Kate Freels, Associate Principal, ZGF Architects (Moderator)
  • 1:20 PM Create Connections: Guided Networking Session
    1:40 PM Learning Activity:
  • Bryan Rutberg, 3C Communications
  • Christina Brennan, 3C Communications
  • 2:25 PM What’s coming up?
    2:30 PM Adjourn

    Keynote Speaker:
    • Caryn Mathes
      Caryn Mathes
      President and General Manager
    The Unexpected Panel:
    • Elizabeth Sotak
      Elizabeth Waggoner
    • Shannon Testa
      Shannon Testa
      Project Executive
      Lease Crutcher Lewis
    • Kate Freels
      Kate Freels (Moderator)
      Associate Principal
      ZGF Architects

    Learning Activity:
    • Bryan Rutberg
      Bryan Rutberg
      CEO and Principal
      3C Communications
    • Christina Brennan
      Christina Brennan
      Consultant and Coach
      3C Communications
    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.
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