April 28, 2023
Women Lead NC: Charlotte
Hello, Charlotte! Gather with ambitious women and their male peers to equip yourself with the latest tools and strategies for career advancement, personal wellness, and professional fulfillment at Women Lead NC (formerly Women > A Force in Business), a premier conference uniting professional women and their advocates.
This full-day event promotes leadership development, advocacy, mentorship, self-care, and balance as we continue adjusting to the ever-changing ways of working and living.
Customize your event experience:
- Dynamic and motivational keynote speakers.
- Six informative breakout sessions with Q&A, plus pop-ups on timely topics.
- Exhibitor hall spotlighting organizations that support professional and personal growth.
- Ample networking opportunities to expand your community.
- Women’s Bookstore, on-site professional headshot photographer, and more!
Watch a highlight to get a sneak peek of what we are planning:
Friday, April 28
|8:15 am||Registration and Exhibit Hall Open|
|9:00 am||Opening Session - Welcome and Keynote Presentation|
Turning Obstacles into Opportunities
You have a goal in mind, an idea you’re passionate about, a job to do in your organization, but now what? How do you overcome daily obstacles from performing well, being involved, making an impact, and having a social life? In this impactful keynote, Alexa not only empowers participants to get started, but she challenges their way of thinking and provides actionable tool and steps to turn any idea into reality – regardless of the obstacles they face.
|10:00 am||Networking Break|
|10:30 am||Breakout Session I|
The R.O.A.R. Mindset for Women
Let’s Get Serious about (Having)Fun
“Do anything, but let it produce joy.” – Walt Whitman. When is the last time you experienced pure joy? Take a moment to truly reflect… Research has proven that having fun leads to creativity, builds productivity, and reduces stress. So why do we not have more of it? Let’s shake things up a bit! Join our speakers in an uplifting conversation on how to get a daily dose of fun into your life to revitalize, boost your happiness, and enhance your relationships.
Negotiating for a Win-Win Situation
|11:30 am||Lunch and Keynote Presentation|
Climb Your Everest
Dr. Sara Safari is an author, speaker, mountain climber, college professor, Electrical Engineer, and advocate for women empowerment. She is the first Iranian in history to climb the Seven Summits, the seven highest peaks in each continent. In this engaging keynote, Dr. Safari will take you through 7 steps that will inspire you to discover and climb your Everest. You will learn how to define and achieve strategic goals, navigate hurdles, leverage your strengths, and become an adaptable leader in times of turbulence.
|1:15 pm||Networking Break|
|1:45 pm||Breakout Session II|
Own Who You Are
Public Policy and Its Impact on Our Personal Lives
Women, Money, Confidence: A Lifelong Relationship
|2:45 am||Event Ends|