Women's Leadership Summit - 2019

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7.0 Credits

This year's Women's Leadership Summit will be held at the Mega CPE Conference on June 14, 2019 at Disney's Contemporary Resort. The Summit will provide Florida business women of all industries with opportunities to network and advance their leadership skills.

Women are having a profound impact on our world.  Be it in the business sector or their communities, they are integral parts in shaping what is happening and where we are going. They are using their knowledge and experience to help better their respective professions and are setting great examples for future generations. 

The Women’s Leadership Summit will provide business women of all industries with opportunities to network and advance their leadership skills.

Don’t miss the Women to Watch Awards presentation honoring women exemplifying leadership excellence in the accounting profession presented by the FICPA’s 2018-19 Council Chair Gary Fracassi.

Women's Leadership Summit Registration & Continental Breakfast 
Time: Friday 7:00am - 7:45am   

Mega Opening Remarks & Women to Watch Awards Presentation 
Time: Friday 7:55am - 8:10am   

Mega Keynote: Six Signature Traits of Inclusive Leadership

Credit and Type: 1 Behavorial
Speaker Name: Christina Brodzik
Time: Friday 8:10am - 9:00am   

These six key traits will enable leaders to operate more effectively within diverse markets, better connect with diverse customers, access a more diverse spectrum of ideas, and empower diverse individuals in the workforce to reach their full potential.

Welcome - Women In Leadership Committee Chair Tavara Andrews and by Deborah Curry, FICPA President/CEO
Time: Friday 9:15am - 9:30am  

D&I Topic - Say This, Not That
Credit and Type: 1 Behavorial
Speaker Name: Christina Brodzik
Time: Friday 9:30am - 10:20am  

Whole Leadership
Credit and Type:  2 Behavioral   
Speaker Name: Maritza Coscarelli
Time: Friday 10:35am - 12:15pm 

This presentation will introduce the concept of Whole Leadership whereby we present our authentic selves in the workplace and emerge as true leaders. The recent data supports that true leadership increases employee engagement, productivity and fulfillment in work and life.  

Turn Pull Shove Catch - The key to supporting women and why it matters.
Credit and Type: 1 Behavioral    
Speaker Name: Renee Dabbs
Time: Friday 1:05pm - 1:55pm   

It is more important than ever for women to support each other. We continue to lag behind in most fields in fair representation. When women support each other all women benefit. Turn Pull Shove Catch.

SheStrategy for Success
Credit and Type: 2 Behavioral   
Speaker Name: Julia Aquino-Serrano
Time: Friday 2:10pm - 3:45pm  

Is what you are doing today moving you closer to or further away from your vision of success? This informative workshop dives into the beliefs and values that either limit or drive your results and guides you to not only uncover your unique Strategy for success on your terms, but to create accountable and focused action.

Closing Remarks/Recognition of WLC 
Time: Friday 3:45pm 


Disney’s Contemporary Resort
4600 N. World Dr. 
Orlando,  FL 32830
Hotel Cutoff Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019 (Reservations made after the cutoff date will be subject to availability and current room rate)
 For reservations, please contact Disney Reservations at (407) 939-4686.  
Be sure to mention the FICPA Mega Conference to receive the special group rate.
To make your reservation online:    https://www.mydisneygroup.com/ficpa2019

You are invited to attend the free 2 hour Roundtable workshop with Christina Brodzik, National Leader of Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence at Deloitte on June 13th, 2019.

Sharpen your skills by participating in this round table discussion group.

Speaker: Christina Brodzik

No Charge to attend


2:30 - 3:00 p.m.  D&I Round Table - Registration & Welcome 
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  D&I Round Table   Christina Brodzik

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