Schedule of Events

Wonder Women: A New Age of Empowered Leadership

March 23, 2021
AU Hotel & Virtual (links will be provided at a later date)
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11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Welcome and Keynote

12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Presenter: Laura Chipman, Life Coach to Women Lawyers and Senior Legal Counsel at SAS Institute Inc.

Concurrent Sessions

2:00 P.M. – 2:50 P.M.

Smart Salary Negotiations
Presenter: Addye Buckley-Burnell, Assistant Director, Career Development
This session will provide students with tangible approach to salary negotiations.

Going Beyond Boundaries
Presenter: Laura Chipman, Life Coach to Women Lawyers and Senior Legal Counsel at SAS Institute Inc.
Building a meaningful professional practice and personal life requires a deep examination of core values, individual interests and ultimate career aspirations.  This session will provide women with the skills necessary to move beyond the temptation to “balance it all” and offer insight into shaping a lifestyle that fully integrates work and life.

Concurrent Sessions

3:00 P.M. – 3:50 P.M.

Making the Move from College Student to Successful Professional
Presenter: Necole Floyd-Turner, JD and Innovative Butterly, CEO
Moving into life as a new professional is an exciting endeavor.  While new challenges often surface, learning to navigate this space is an incredible journey.  This session explores life after college and will offer women important strategies for successfully navigating this transition

You CAN have it all…
Presenter: Tracy Richard, Lecturer and Director of HCOB Integrated Financial Leadership Program
Defining a professional practice is a complex endeavor that often requires an internal audit and a deeper understanding of self.  When you are prepared to move into your destiny, a fulfilling life as a practitioner will follow.  This session explores the natural convergence of preparation and opportunity and examines how participants can leverage their passions to maximize their leadership potential.

Networking and Closing

4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Virtual Networking and Engagement Sessions

Law and Government
Hospitality and Event Management
Public Relations and Marketing
Agriculture and Wildlife
Social Work and Nonprofit
Architecture, Design, and Construction

Mindfulness in Work-Life Integration
Presenter: Michelle Torbor, Licensed Professional Counselor and Owner, Cardinal Wellness
This session will provide attendees with an opportunity to explore the nuances of work-life integration while networking with peers and industry professionals