Breakout Session I — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Success isn't only about achieving a certain status in the corporate world or as an entrepreneur, but success is also achieved by the way you live; what you say; how you dream; and what you know is true. Hear from some of Florida's Most Powerful and Influential Women and understand what it takes to become a woman of power and influence in today's world.
As diversity and inclusion transitions from being a programmatic solution to a cultural reality, companies are seeking to identify ways to link diversity and inclusion to employee engagement and its overall business objectives. This session will provide examples of organizations' efforts to establish diversity and inclusion programs as "ways to do business" that are sustainable and business relevant.
Successful leaders are those that are able to positively influence others, innovate, and leave a lasting legacy. In this session, you'll hear from executives who have made a mark in their field as leaders, and hear their strategies for success!
Breakout Session II — 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Now more so than ever, we have multiple generations working alongside each other in our organizations. This session will promote discussion and dialogue about generational diversity as well as suggest inclusion initiatives that can assist employees of different generations in embracing and leveraging their differences, as well as better understand one another.
This session will focus on the benefits and challenges that accompany effective inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender team members in the workplace. It will also feature examples of how to empower the LGBTQ community within your organization and how to cater to LGBTQ employees in the corporate setting.
Are you a leader? Truth be told, not everyone is a leader. Leadership takes on many different faces; it's just a question of understanding how you lead and why. There are many different essential leadership skills, but there are certain skills that result in effective leading. This session will focus on the Leadership skills that are essential in creating a successful team- the do's and don'ts of a great leader.
Breakout Session III — 2:40 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.
The outcry that 'Black Lives Matter¹ infers the struggle for equity for the African American community continues today. Meanwhile, the underrepresentation of Hispanics, Asians, PWDs, LGBTs in our C-suites or on our corporate boards begs the question, "Are all lives being considered do all dimensions of diversity still matter? Or do these variables no longer have any impact on careerpathing?"
Ever wonder why very smart people aren't successful? Ever wonder how people who had mediocre grades in school achieved high levels of success? The answer – Emotional Intelligence! Emotional intelligence is the very key to understanding yourself, managing your emotions, having social awareness, and managing relationships. This session is designed to provide a general overview of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the business diversity reasons for focusing on EQ to develop the star performer (in any setting).