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Women in Leadership Forum 2021

2021-07-14 08:00:00 2021-07-14 12:00:00 America/New_York Women in Leadership Forum 2021 See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/act-iac-event/women-leadership-forum-2021 VIRTUAL, , ,
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Registration Fees:

Industry: $50
Government: $0

Event Details

Overview

Women in Leadership - a road to achieving a New step on the corporate ladder

description

As women navigate the path of higher management positions, they are challenged to proactively manage their growth and development to prepare for the leadership roles they desire.  ACT-IAC is planning a forum that will bring together a diverse mix of successful women leaders, who will provide an understanding of the steps they have taken to climb the corporate ladder to a successful leadership position.  It is the intent of this forum to educate, provide practical strategies to adapt plans, and a means to encourage women to establish their own goals and objectives in achieving advancement within their own organization or agency.

objectives

  • Provide present and future women business leaders with a unique forum to exchange ideas
  • Provide women an opportunity to gain thought leadership on professional development and issues important to women in today's workforce
     

keynote Fireside Chat

Alexia Latortue, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation (Confirmed)
Kavitha Prabhaker, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Deloitte Consulting (Confirmed)

keynotes

Andrea Brandon, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget, Finance, Grants and Acquisition, Department of Interior (Confirmed)
Natalie Madeira Cofield, Assistant Administrator and lead of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership (OWBO) (Confirmed)
 

presenters

Jane Adams, Vice President, Federal Affairs and Canada, Johnson & Johnson (Confirmed)
Dr. Ileana Arias, Former CDC Deputy Director and currently Science Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (Confirmed)
Libby Bacon, Principal, Deloitte Consulting (Confirmed)
Melissa Chiu, Deputy Director, Committee on National Statistics, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Education, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (confirmed)
Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer, Department of Energy (Confirmed)
Suzette Kent, former Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget (Invited)
Ellen Kuhn, Industry Director, Business Development and PMO, Public Sector, Oracle Government and Education Group (Confirmed)
Stephanie Mango, President, CGI Federal (Confirmed)
Barbara Morton, Deputy Chief Veteran Experience Officer, Department of Veteran Affairs (Confirmed)
Nikki Reid, Partner, KPMG (Confirmed)
Soldenise Sejour, Chief Information Officer, DHS Intelligence and Analysis Directorate, Department of Homeland Security (Confirmed)
Teri Takai, Former Chief Information Officer at Department of Defense and currently, Executive Director of the Center for Digital Government (Confirmed)
Ashley Wilson, Vice President of congressional and Public Affairs, Executive Director of Women Taking the Lead, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Confirmed)

 

training credits

The individuals who successfully complete this program are eligible for 4 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs).

Individuals seeking CLPs may obtain their CLPs by sending an email request to [email protected].

cancellations

Registration cancellations made on or before June 23, 2021 will receive a refund.  Registration fees are non-refundable starting June 24, 2021.  Substitutions are available at any time for no fee.  Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected].  Requests for cancellations will not be accepted by telephone.

Agenda

Agenda - By Date

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

8:00 am to 8:10 am
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
8:10 am to 8:30 am
Keynote Fireside Chat

Alexia Latortue, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Kavitha Prabhaber, Chief Diversity Equity and Inclusion Officer, Deloitte

8:40 am to 9:40 am
Panel - Women Achieving Emerging Technology Leadership Positions

Description:  Women have achieved leadership positions in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Technology, Cloud, and Science.  This panel will discuss how each of these leaders, in government and industry, have achieved these corporate positions. 

Ellen Kuhn, Industry Director, Business Development and PMO, Public Sector, Oracle Government and Education Group, Moderator

Melissa Chiu, Deputy Director, Committee on National Statistics, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Stephanie Mango, President, CGI Federal
Soldenise Sejour, Chief Information Officer, DHS Intelligence and Analysis Director, Department of Homeland Security

 

9:55 am to 10:15 am
Keynote

Andrea Brandon, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget, Finance, Grants and Acquisition, Department of Interior

10:25 am to 11:25 am
The "New Normal" for Work

DescriptionWomen have had to balance work and home responsibilities while teleworking during the pandemic while still achieving corporate goals and managing teams along with customer requests.  This panel will describe real life examples of how the balance was and is being maintained.

Libby Bacon, Principal Deloitte Consulting, Moderator

Dr. Ileana Arias, Former CDC Deputy Director and currently Science Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Beth Cobert, Chief Operating Officer, Markle Foundation and former Acting Director Office of Personnel Management
Suzette Kent, former Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget
Ashley Wilson, Vice President of Congressional and Public Affairs, Executive Director of Women Taking the Lead, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

11:35 am to 12:30 pm
Best Practices for Achieving Success

Description:  Women have achieved success through mentoring, networks, expertise, negotiation skills and more.  This panel will discuss the obstacles they overcame and how they achieved the "Roadmap to Success".

Nikki Reid, Partner, KPMG, Moderator

Jane Adams, Vice President, Federal Affairs and Canada, Johnson & Johnson
Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer, Department of Energy
Barbara Morton, Deputy Chief Veteran Experience Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs
Teri Takai, Former Chief Information Officer at Department of Defense and currently, Executive Director for Digital Government

 

12:40 pm to 1:00 pm
Keynote

Natalie Madeira Cofield, Assistant Administrator and lead of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Women's Business Ownership (OWBO)

Keynote

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Finance, Grants and Acquisition, Department of Interior
Principal and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer, Deloitte
Assistant Administrator, Office of Women's Business Ownership

Chairs

Government Co-Chairs:

Soraya Correa, Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Homeland Security 
Laura Prietula, Executive Director, VA OIT Health Portfolio, Department of Veterans Affairs
Mary Reding, Executive Advisor to the Commissioner, Social Security Administration

Industry Co-Chairs:

Martha Kesler, Director, Federal Portfolio, Kotter, Inc.
Kathleen Purtill, Federal Civil Sector Leader, Deloitte Consulting

Sponsors

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