Advocacy, Leadership Empowerment, Diversity

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2022 Lead From Where You Are - Materials

2022 Conference Brochure

Day 1

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Billie Wright

Betting On You: Leadership Lessons Learned at the Poker Table: Erin Lydon

Getting Comfortable with Self-Advocacy: Shailvi Wakhlu

The Power of Individual Contributors Leading Your Human Workplace: Renee Smith

Day 2

Claim your Confidence, No Experience or Title Required: Logan Reed

Managing Up & Leadership: CM Tammy Morales

Looking the Part: Panel Discussion
Say YES to the Stress: Sharon Lacey



2021 Empowered Women, Empower Women Materials

Conference Playlist To Inspire You

  • This Girl is on Fire – Alicia Keys
  • Bravo – Ledesi
  • Most Girls – Hailee Steinfeld
  • Salute – Little Mix
  • That’s My Girl – Fifth Harmony
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • Fight Song – Rachel Platten
  • Firework – Katy Perry
  • Scars To Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara
  • Love Myself – Hailee Steinfeld
  • Sisters Are Doin’ it for Themselves – Aretha Frankin & Annie Lennox
  • Confident – Demi Lavato
  • Respect – Aretha Franklin

Links Shared at the Conference

2019 Conference Materials

The CIO of You Main Presentation Presenter: Nicole Sorger

The CIO of You Goal Sheet Presenter: Nicole Sorger

The CIO of You How to Create a State Job Application Profile Presenter: Nicole Sorger

The CIO of You Resume Tailoring Presenter: Nicole Sorger

The CIO of You Interview Prep Tips Presenter: Nicole Sorger

The CIO of You Interview Prep Worksheet Presenter: Nicole Sorger

2018 Conference Materials

Session Two

Mindfulness at Work: Upgrade the way you live Faith Mysterial limiting-liberating beliefs  Presenters: Larisa Benson and Vicki Oyadamori

Interview Panel Resume and Interview Tips  Presenters: Krystle Jones, Ashley Harris, Betty Lochner

Navigating the State Application Process:  John Lees Hand Out and 7 ways to show emotional intelligence in a job interview

Presenter: Marra Johnson

Session Three

Culture Shift: Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change,  Presenter: Betty Lochner

Values Alignment:  Values: Handout 1 and Values Handout 2  Presenter: Amy Leneker

Session Four

Live More in your Genius Zone Presenter: Sue Hollowell

Authentic Self at Work By Presenter: Amy Leneker

Session Five

Mastering the Interview and Marketing your skills Presenters: Beth Rokstad and Marra Johnson

Hall How to Connect with Our Audience  Presenter: Kyle Hall

Leading from the Inside Out: Stress, Time and Energy  Presenters: Elizabeth Fontella and Ellis Starrett

Snapped: Financial Stress Decompression: Snapped Emergency Supplies List and Emergency Financial First Aid Kit and Person Disaster Preparedness Guide Presenter: Suzanne Klenk