Register Today for Empowerment Day 2023 October 26 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Conference Center, Kent State University at Stark
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Doors open at 8 a.m. |Program begins at 9 a.m.
Learn from Stark County Difference-Makers and Agents for Change at the 2023 Women’s Impact, Inc. Empowerment Day, October 26 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Conference Center, Kent State University at Stark. Level up your career, community impact, and personal life at this conference where you will choose to attend sessions that most resonate with you.
Teams of three attending together can maximize benefits by identifying someone to attend each of the offerings which include in block one: Community Stewardship, Using AI to Work Smarter, and Using Your Voice – Self Advocacy, and block two topics: Leadership at All Levels, Psychological Safety, and What’s Your Magic? There is special pricing for teams of three attending together as well.
All will hear opening remarks from Janelle Lee, director of client engagement, MAGNET; and Ralph Lee, Chief Human Resources Officer, Keenan Advantage Group. The Sharing Experiences of Leveling Up closing panel will bring everything together prior to the distribution of grab-and-go (or grab-and-stay) boxed lunches.
Women’s Impact Inc. appreciates the support of Event Sponsor: MAGNET and supporting partners: Edward Jones/Georgia Beach AAMS®, Incept, Kenan Advantage Group, Pleasant Wealth, LLC; and Raymond James®.
Opening Remarks: Level Up: How to Get Ahead and Give Back
Janelle Lee, Director of Client Engagement, MAGNET
Ralph Lee, Chief Human Resources Officer, Kenan Advantage Group
who will offer perspectives on the current work climate in our area and how they’ve been able to get ahead while giving back at the same time.
Choose Your Own Experience from these Session Options
Teams of three attending together can maximize benefits by identifying someone to attend each of the offerings (and take advantage of a price break as well).
Session One Options (40 minutes):
Community Stewardship | Presenters Karen Brenneman, partner, Hall, Kistler & Company and Lynne Dragomier, community trustee; retired VP from both Mercy Medical Center and The Hoover Company/Maytag Corporation
Using AI to Work Smarter | Presenter Jeneanne Ballos, COO, Digital River Media
Using Your Voice: Self Advocacy | Presenter Carrilyn Stevens Long, consultant, The Ohio State University
Session Two Options (90 minutes including break)
Leadership at All Levels | Teresa Pitts, manager, training and development, Kenan Advantage Group
Psychological Safety| Presenters Krista Allison, program support strategist for Stark Education Partnership, Inc. and family and community engagement and DEI+B Consultant, State Support Team Region 9; Lisa Gould, senior VP of human resources, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co.; and Carole Sutton, director of human resources, Stark County Educational Service Center
What’s Your Magic? | Presenters Christine Haymond, trainer and resiliency coach, Trauma, Resiliency Collaborative; and Lisa Waite, communications professor, Kent State University at Stark
Closing Panel: Shared Experiences of Leveling Up
Moderator: Lisa Gould, senior VP of human resources, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co
Panelists: Krista Allison, program support strategist for Stark Education Partnership, Inc. and family and community engagement and DEI+B Consultant, State Support Team Region 9; Jeneanne Ballos, COO, Digital River Media; Lynne Dragomier, community trustee; Mary Ellen Icaza, CEO and executive director, Stark County District Library