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Mentoring for Women

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Name: Mentoring for Women
Date: July 29, 2021
Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
Event Description:
When you think of women in the Greater Des Moines area who are inspiring, innovative, ground-breaking and someone you look up to, who do you think of? Our region is filled with some of the smartest women in the world. From the area's top thought leaders, entrepreneurs, community activists, and change makers, the West Des Moines & Clive Chambers of Commerce are proud to present the fourth annual Mentoring for Women. At this event, you will get the chance to learn first-hand from top women leaders in our region that have pushed the envelope for their companies and community and are working hard to make Greater Des Moines the absolute best place to live in the world. These top leaders are bringing their best advice to you -- in fast and fun coaching sessions -- to help give you the tools you need to become a leader of tomorrow. And guess what? Being a leader of tomorrow is right around the corner. Make sure to register today before it sells out! 

About our Keynote Speaker, Liz Nead:
Liz Nead is an adventure speaker, traveling the world and taking on challenges to find lessons of leadership, communication diversity and inclusion. A diversity speaker and researcher for over a decade, she specializes common language and daily communication around race and cultural differences in the workplace. Liz uses a direct, humorous and vivid style from the stage to create opportunities for communication around differences Liz has also served as an executive coach and consultant for DEI challenges for companies like PayPal, News Corp, National Guard and YWCA. Liz is a television host and author, writing several Amazon best sellers, most recently “The 1440 Principle.” She also won a regional Emmy for her television show, “Life Dare.” Liz balances her passionate work with a thriving family of seven, and husband of 20 years, a retired army major.

Our West Des Moines & Clive Mentors:
Emily Abbas – SVP, Chief Consumer Banking and Marketing Officer | Bankers Trust
Jayne Armstrong – District Director | U.S. Small Business Administration

Espnola Cartmill – Attorney | Belin Law
Melissa Clark-Wharff – Co-Founder | Can Play 
Traci Galligan – Senior Vice President of HR | NCMIC
Majda Hadzic – Executive Market Director | Chase
Renee Hardman – Chief Executive Officer | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa and West Des Moines City Councilwoman
Jen Haywood 
 Founder & Designer | Texturious Designs
Hannah Inman
CEO | Great Outdoors Foundation
Tamara Kenworthy
 President & Founder | On Point Strategies
Jamie Letzring
Deputy City Manager | City of West Des Moines
Jackie Norris
 President | SPPG
Sanjita Pradhan  Director of Diversity & Inclusion | Greater Des Moines Partnership
Janice Lane Schroeder
CEO | Children & Families of Iowa
Tiffany Tauscheck
– Chief Operations Officer | Greater Des Moines Partnership
Shekinah Young Global Inclusion Consultant | Principal Financial Group

Sheraton West Des Moines 
1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Date/Time Information:
7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. | Check-in and networking
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. | Keynote Address: Liz Nead
8:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. | First mentor session
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Second mentor session
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Third and final mentor session
Contact Information:
Baillee Furst
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45
Corporate Table for 8: $280

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