Keynote Speaker - Blazing The Trail

Dr. Annabel Beerel specializes in Leadership and Change Management as well as in analyzing and consulting to Ethical issues across a wide range of professions. Over the past twenty-five years, Annabel has worked with senior organizational leaders to become more astute decision makers and lead ...

B2. Blasting Through Stress (for you AND Those You Lead)

Excessive stress can turn a talented leader into a dysfunctional one in very short order. Distress is subtle, insidious, corrosive, and often denied (“What me–stressed!?”). It moves from stimuli to brain to body to others around you like a lightning bolt that strikes before you know what hit ...

B3. Being Your Authentic Self

Many people think talent is about techniques and skill...it's also about your character and disposition. If you want to lead, who you are is as or more important than what you do.  Walk your talk, have resilience, express doubt, push through your fears and weaknesses, and be your authentic ...

BB2. Blazing the Trail with Courageous Leadership

Suzanne’ s interesting career has culminated in her being one of the most senior female leaders in NH. Her presentation describes her journey and the role that courage has played in keeping her authentic and getting ahead with great effectiveness. From this presentation you will learn what ...

BB3. Forewarned is Forearmed: Gender Can Ignite Perceptions

Gender is a ubiquitous social concept and the most important social factor in our lives.  It is therefore vital that a woman in a leadership position understand its possible impact and how others may react to her when she undertakes a leadership position, “forewarned is forearmed.”  In this ...

BB4. Branding You: Getting Dressed From the Inside Out

Ever wonder how women who always look “put together” do it? Do you say that you have “nothing to wear” even when your closet is stuffed with clothes? Do you hate to shop because “fashion is for the young” or you “need to lose weight first”? Have you simply given up on looking great? If you ...

BB5. Attitudes that Influence: Finding Right Relationship

In this brief session you will identify outlooks that encourage constructive outcomes for challenging aspects of today’s rapidly changing world of work. Join Carlotta Tyler, a researcher of successful strategies used by women leaders and seasoned instructor of strategic influencing skills at ...

CEO Panel

Gray Chynoweth – COO of Dyn, Inc. Gray Chynoweth is the Chief Operating Officer for Dyn, where he is responsible for ensuring the company’s overall operational effectiveness. Additionally, he is one of the driving forces behind Dyn’s award-winning culture and founder of ...

B6. Powerful Presentations

Do you avoid making presentations because of fear, or do you feel that the presentations you make are uninspiring?  Learn to overcome your fear and harness the incredible power of effective public speaking. This fun, informative session will help you to manage nervousness and feel more ...

B7. Using Appreciation & Inquiry to Inspire and Lead

This discussion includes the techniques of Appreciative Inquiry to foster a personal leadership style which resonates with others.  The group will experience this approach in order to gain a better sense of its impact and to determine how and where one might choose to use appreciative inquiry ...

B8. The Women's Leadership Intensive

The Women’s Leadership Intensive – A panel of three Women’s Leadership Intensive alumni will discuss the concepts of the three day session and their personal “take away”. There will be discussion of the overall concepts in the curriculum – Leading Yourself, Leading Others and Leading the ...

B9. A Culture for Talent

TBA Speakers Amanda Grappone Osmer, Grappone Automotive Group Amanda Grappone Osmer, along with her brother Greg Grappone, is the fourth generation to own and operate Grappone Automotive Group.  The company was established in 1924 by their great-grandparents and is comprised today of five ...

B10. Blazing Your Trail Worldwide

Are you interested in sharing your talents with women across the world? Women own 44% of the businesses and produce 80% of the food. There are almost 170,000,000 women active in African economies and the number is expected grow by 1/3 over the next 10 years. (FAWE) In this session we’ll ...