2024 Women’s Leadership Forum Program Agenda

Event Location:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

Times subject to change
*Earn 4 Clock Hours

Schedule / Programming

Wednesday, 10 April
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM

Registration / Check In

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Session I: Welcome & Introductions
Focus on Self-Mastery

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Morning Break
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Thursday, 11 April
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Session II: Deeper Dive on Self-Mastery

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Session III: Focus on Relationship Mastery

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

Afternoon Break

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Session IV: Deeper Dive on Relationship Mastery

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Social Giving Activity

6:30 PM – 8:15 PM

Leadership Dinner
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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Group Breakfast

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Session V: Focus on Context Mastery

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Session VI: Developing Your Action Plan

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Wrap Up


ReVisionary Thinking™ – The Science and Strategy of Adapting to Change

Can you reach your goals, even if things are not going the way you expect? Do you tend to keep doing things the way you have always done them even though it is not working?  Do you give up when you do not have a plan for those “what now” moments?

Most people (and organizations) are good at setting goals and making plans, but when things change, we are not always good at revising those plans. But that is the real work of resilience.

Backed by Courtney’s data-driven research, ReVisionary Thinking offers concrete strategies for building “future readiness” and blazing a new path forward when the goalposts move on you.

Through this engaging and exciting keynote, you will be able to:

  • Avoid the typical mistakes people make when confronted with change.
  • Gain solutions for getting unstuck from old ways and let go.
  • Develop ways to “Think Up”, creating space for more brainstorming and creative choices while improving the mental flexibility of you and your teams.

Presenter: Courtney Clark, CSP,  Motivational Keynote Speaker, Lucky/Unlucky Productions

Elevate, Transform and Thrive: The Executive Life Quest

Get ready to join Dr. Jennifer Keitt, for Elevate, Transform & Thrive: The Executive Life Quest. This dynamic, engaging session takes you beyond roles and seamlessly weaves together your personal and professional life.

You will leave ready to elevate, transform and thrive as you take away the tools to live your absolute best life!

Through this engaging and exciting keynote, you will be able to:

  • Discover three new frameworks for crafting brilliance, orchestrating change, and redefining success.
  • Accelerate growth by building self-confidence.
  • Design a success “playbook” with concrete action steps to succeed on your own terms.

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Keitt, Chief Executive Officer, The Keitt Institute

The “Success-Energy” Equation: Beat Burnout. Harness your Energy. Streamline Success.

In this high-energy keynote, Health and Productivity Expert Michelle Cederberg, CSP, HoF, MKin shares research from her latest book The Success-Energy Equation. After years of studying “top-in-class” professionals she has drawn an obvious, though rarely recognized or exercised means to streamline success, reduce stress and eliminate exhaustion.

From fail-proofing your routines, to clarifying your goals, and finally breaking free from the traps of distraction, Michelle uncovers a powerful combination of scientific facts, health truths, and laughable human behaviors that when implemented, will set you apart from the average ambitious individual and help you solve your own personal formula for success.

Through this engaging and exciting keynote, you will be able to:

  • Develop a clearer understanding (and newfound sense of humor) about where your energy is being ‘poured, invested or drained’.
  • Learn how to overcome common barriers like distractions and bad habits, to become more consistent with your goals and outcomes.
  • Discover four science-backed variables that can significantly impact your goals, confidence, productivity, and success.
  • Dare to update your version of “success”. Streamline, optimize and eliminate unnecessary stressors to boost productivity and drive you, and your company, to new levels of true success.

Presenter: Michelle Cederberg, CSP, HoF, MKin, President, Live Out Loud, Inc.

The Magic of Belonging

For Denise Soler Cox, Co-Producing and Co-Directing the award-winning film, “being eñye” revealed a foundational truth: Belonging is a universal human need.

The worldwide audience reaction to her film reinforced her commitment to positively impacting individuals, companies, and communities to transform how they think about culture, identity and what it means to belong.

Through her research-driven program she emphasizes why Belonging matters to us personally and collectively. It is not a typical talk about DEI. It is a powerful message that helps us form a unique human bond that signals we are part of a community — a place where we fit in, where we feel welcome and with people we want to be around.

Denise and her work inspires a more engaged, creative and productive workforce and teaches us how to create it by applying her simple to understand “Recipe for Belonging.”

Join her for this inspirational message and create magical belonging in your personal and professional life. Remember, belonging not only fulfills a basic human need, it is also good for business!

Presenter: Denise Soler-Cox