Women's Executive Forum 2020

When:  Mar 11, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (CT)
Location:  W Chicago - City Center - 172 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603
CAE Credit Hours:  4.75 
CEO: Members- $300; Non-Members- $390
Non-CEO: Members- $199; Non-Members- $260
Note:  This event is for Association Professionals only.  
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Networking and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Ice Breaker and Speed Networking: Getting to Know Each Other

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote – Building the Best You
Cara Brookins
Author of How a House Built a Family

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Conversation Circles

  • CEOnly Conversation Circle - Vulnerability in the Workplace, facilitated by Gail Golden, Gail Golden Consulting and author of “Curating Your Life: Ending the Struggle for Work Life Balance”
  • Executive Leader Conversation Circle – Owning Your Brand, facilitated by Loretta Deluca, FASAE, Founder and Co-Owner, Delcor
  • Aspiring Leader Conversation Circle – Finding Your Leadership Voice, facilitated by Donna Brighton, Chief Ideas Officer, Brighton Leadership Group and author, “Your Leadership Voice”

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Woman of Influence Award Presentation and Remarks, featuring Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, President and CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Crushing the Glass Ceiling

Alpana Singh
American Master Sommelier and Restaurateur
Chicago television personality on Check Please (WTTW Channel 11)

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
The Generational Debate – A Multi-Generational Conversation on Women and Work

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Refresh, Stretch and Network

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Closing Keynote Speaker and moderated discussion: Mindfulness, Trust and Transparency

Dorri C. McWhorter, CPA
Chief Executive Officer
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Key Takeaways and Application

4:30 p.m.
Networking Reception

“Don’t forget to visit our Wellness “Pop Up” curated by Kristen Johnson Brogan, Chief Mindful Living Officer, On Target Living

Join Kristen Brogan, Chief Mindful Living Officer at On Target Living as she shares simple mindfulness practices for managing stress and helping you recover from today’s fast-paced world. Her rejuvenating wellness station will include a variety of microbreaks you can incorporate into your day to enhance energy and improve productivity such as meditation, aromatherapy, soft music, candle gazing, foam rolling, stretching, strength training, and making your own calming magnesium rich trail mix.

You can learn more about Kristen at www.ontargetliving.com or on Instagram @KristenJohnsonBrogan


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172 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60610