2018 Women's Leadership Conference
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When: 9/12/2018
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Cleveland Convention Center
300 W Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, Ohio  44113
United States
Contact: Pam Smith, CSHRM Administrator

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Join us for the Fourth Annual Women's Leadership Conference!

Date: Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018

Conference Schedule:


8:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Morning Keynote

What I Learned From Silicon Valley
Ashley Finch, Vice President of Partnerships & Programs @ Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation
Tiffani Tucker, Main Anchor @ Cleveland 19 News

9:10 a.m.-  9:30 a.m.
- Break / Exhibit Hall

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
- Breakout #1

Woman or Superwoman? That Is The Question.
Therese Griebel, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs within the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) @ NASA Headquarters

An Honest Conversation With A Fearless Entrepreneur and Champion of Women
Alexandria Boone, President and CEO @ GAP Communications Group

BrainMax! How To Keep Your Big, Beautiful Brain Healthy
Dr. Mary Rensel, 
Assistant Professor of Medicine @ the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine & Director of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Wellness @ the Mellen Center of the Cleveland Clinic

10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
- Break / Exhibit Hall 


10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. - Breakout #2

Be a Master Asker. How to ask for what you want and get it.
June Ryan,  
Rear Admiral & Motivational Speaker, Success Trainer and Coach

Exploring and Overcoming Implicit Bias
Melody J. Stewart, Judge @ Ohio Court of Appeals – Eighth District

Gaining Capital And Building the Foundation Of Your Start Up
Lynn-Ann Gries, Managing Partner @ First Check Fund


11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. - Lunch / Keynote 

From The Israel Army To Entrepreneur & Investor
Ilana Golan, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor in Technology Start Ups

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- Break / Exhibit Hall


2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. - Breakout #3

Failing Successfully
Erica James, Counsel @ Tucker Ellis

My Journey To Otherhood: How My Meantime Became My Destiny
Sarah Eppink, Founder @ Aisling Group

Lessons from the Battlefield: The Business of Understanding the Business
Marybeth Howe, Executive Vice President, Division Manager Middle Market Banking @ Wells Fargo & Company

2:50 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. - Break / Exhibit Hall

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. - Closing Keynote

Unleash Your Inner P.O.W.E.R.
June Ryan,  Rear Admiral & Motivational Speaker, Success Trainer and Coach

To see who our speakers are this year, click here:


$129 per person for groups of 15+

$149 per person for groups of 5-14

$169 per person for individual pricing

For groups of 5 or more registering at the same time please contact Pam Smith at admin@clevelandshrm.com for discounted registration.

Recertification Credits:
The conference will be submitted for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits.
Conference Details:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Cleveland Convention Center
300 W Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, Ohio  44113

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No refunds after August 17th.  Substitutions or replacements can be made no later than Monday, September 10th


We at WLCNEO wanted to make sure you were informed and ready for the day!  If you haven't yet, make sure to check out the latest details on our website which includes all session topics:  www.wlcneo.com


A few key reminders:

· Location: Cleveland Convention Center 300 W Lakeside Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44113

· Doors open at 7:15 please arrive early

· The networking breakfast starts at 7:15 am

· The program begins PROMPTLY at 8:00 am

· Bring Business Cards there will be many prize drawings  

· Attire: business casual

· Breakfast, lunch, and snacks/refreshments are all included

Should you have any special dietary requests please let us know by emailing Pam Smith at admin@clevelandshrm.com

Parking you have 2 options: 

Valet parking available, based on availability 

Self-parking option nearby are available.

Click here for map of parking options.


Can't wait to see you on September 12th ... it is going to be an INCREDIBLE day!

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Cleveland SHRM is committed to the full inclusion of all its members. As part of this commitment starting January 2017, CSHRM will make every attempt to ensure that all members with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate to the highest degree possible in all CSHRM activities. Accommodations will be provided to CSHRM members through collaborative efforts with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, local non-profits, and other community organizations to acquire accommodations that are being provided to CSHRM members.

To request an accommodation for a workshop or CSHRM activity, please contact the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator below.

Katti Sorboro
Email: ksorboro@me.com
Text: 330.990.3046