WORKSHOPS + PANELS
1. Empowering Women to LeadMore and more women are managing businesses and organizations these days. Even better techniques will encourage women to lead sooner and with greater capacity at work and in their communities. Hear from local and global female change-makers who are shaping the landscape of leadership in the U.S. and beyond.
Dr. Catherine Opere
Professor, Creighton University
Knowledge Management Specialist, World Bank Group & Co-Founder, Voice of Change
Dr. Nicoline Ambe
Speaker, Educator and #1 Best-Selling Author
2. LinkedIn: Gateway for Professional EnrichmentYou’re probably already featured on LinkedIn. But are you using all their services? A wealth of outreach is immediately available. Learn some tips and tricks to broaden your scope.
3. Ethical Leadership: Leveraging Your Values to Make ChangeForming and following an ethics philosophy will guide you through difficult decisions. Dr. Beverly Kracher, executive director of the innovative Business Ethics Alliance, will review the whys and benefits of projecting strong values.
Dr. Beverly Kracher
Executive Director and CEO of the Business Ethics Alliance
4. Black Business StarlightAs we struggle and grow, it’s important to see success. Draw inspiration here. We’ll review challenges and successes from black entrepreneurs. Superheroes.
Owner, Catapult Consulting Solutions & Founder, You Go Girl
Senior Community Development Advisor, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
President, Dignity Care Group
5. Leading Across Different CulturesThe United States was created and continues to be a nation of diversity. Live and work better with people from many cultural backgrounds. Take advantage of rich, varied circumstances while strengthening your communication and understanding.
Moderator Senior IT Consultant, Mutual of Omaha Insurance
Director, Diversity and Recruiting, Hyvee - Inc.
Morning News Anchor, KMTV 3 News
Christopher Whitt, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Creighton University
6. Startups & Entrepreneurs Resources for SuccessPeople are standing by to help you! This panel will focus on business community resources for entrepreneurs and business owners. Representatives from SCORE, Nebraska Business Development Center, and Nebraska Enterprise Fund will review their free services and answer questions.
Moderator Lead Consultant & Founder, Business Seals Consulting Firm LLC
Certified Franchise Executive & Owner of FranNet of the Heartland
Lead Center Director, Nebraska Business Development Center
Executive Director of the Nebraska Enterprise Fund