16th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium

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Name: 16th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium
Date: October 12, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
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16th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium
Blazing Trails - Following Our Passions. Improving Our Futures.

Join us at our 16th Annual Women's Leadership Symposium to experience a community of women who will empower, educate, and lead together.  The theme of this year's symposium is "Blazing Trails - Following Our Passions, Improving Our Futures" and is happening at The Campus Theatre and throughout downtown Lewisburg on Tuesday, October 12th.

Registration includes light breakfast, a meal voucher redeemable at a local participating restaurant of your choice, a 15% off coupon to shop at a variety of merchants in downtown Lewisburg, the opportunity to network with women leaders and much more.
 
$100 - Early Bird Registration (Ends September 10th)
$120 - Regular Registration
Registration Deadline: September 30th

This event is brought to you by the Women's Leadership Committee of the Greater Susquehanna Valley.  This is a rain or shine event.  No refunds.  Attire is casual - bring your walking shoes!
 
Opening Keynote Speaker:
  • Una Martone, President & CEO, Leadership Harrisburg Area
In this session, Una Martone, President & CEO of Leadership Harrisburg Area will provide tips and tools to help attendees know when (and how) to blaze a trail; when to follow a path; and when to step aside so that others can pass.
 
Morning Breakout Session Options:

Option 1: Community Leaders Panel Discussion
  • Ellen Ruby, Executive Director, Lewisburg Downtown Partnership (LDP)
  • Carol Handlan, Vice President, Selinsgrove Projects Inc. (SPI)
  • Jennifer Wakeman, Executive Director, DRIVE - Driving Real Innovation for a Vibrant Economy
  • Jody Ocker, Chairperson of ThinkSunbury Committee, Sunbury Revitalization Inc. (SRI)
  • Kathy Vetovich, President, Shamokin Area Businesses for Economic Revitalization (SABER)

Option 2: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Thelathia "Nikki" Young, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusive Excellence, Associate Prof. of Women's and Gender Studies and Religion, Bucknell University
  • Andrea Wary RN, BSN, M.Ed., Associate Vice President, Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System
 
Afternoon Breakout Session Options:

Option 1: Gender and Inequality in the Workplace: Social Scripts in Professional Spaces
  • Erica Gene Delsandro, PhD, Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Bucknell University
Option 2: Work/Life Balance with Art and Hobbies
  • Tiffany Demmon, Public Programs & Outreach Manager, Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University
  • Sarah Hixson, Fellow, Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University
     
Closing Keynote Speaker:
  • Kim E. Wheeler, AICP, Executive Director, SEDA-Council of Governments
In this session, Kim Wheeler, Executive Director of SEDA-Council of Governments will summarize the presentations held throughout the day and provide attendees with a call to action.
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Location:

The Campus Theatre
413 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
8:00am - 4:30pm
Contact Information:
Vanessa M Venios
Fees/Admission:
$100 - Early Bird Registration (Ends September 10th)
$120 - Regular Registration
Registration Deadline: September 30th
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