Courtney Glancy

October 23, 2023

Inspiring Women Leaders: Workshop Series Kick-off

The Office of Professional and Workforce Development (OPWD) hosted the kick-off Inspiring Women Leaders (IWL) workshop series on Friday, Sept. 15 from 1PM – 4:30PM at the TREEO Center.

Jennifer Webb led the three and a half hour session to 43 women who left with the following key takeaways:

Greater confidence and awareness of your strengths

Strategies to hold your own in any environment

Ability to inspire others to exceed their vision

Skills in creating psychological safety, trust and credibility without being perceived abrasive

Ability to handle challenging situations/people and create an environment of rapport and unity

What Attendees Had to Say:

“[Liked] Jennifer’s acronyms and how they apply to real life.”

“Jennifer was engaging, created a safe environment for sharing and captivated the audience.”

“I loved the presenter and how she was cognizant of our time and issues relevant to us.”

“Engaging and inspiring”

“Very informational and very entertaining.”

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The IWL planning committee is excited to continue hosting more workshops in 2024. Read more about the details of the September workshop below and keep an eye on the Inspiring Women Leaders page for the upcoming 2024 lineup.

How to Lead Like a Woman

Finding & Expanding Your Unique Voice

Step into a world where women thrive, empower, and lead with unparalleled strength and grace. This class is not just about theory and abstract concepts; it is a dynamic, interactive experience designed to empower women to become influential leaders in their fields.

Leading involves confidence without ego, understanding and utilizing Emotional Intelligence and reading others through their non-verbal cues. It’s about asking “clean” questions to understand the real message and meaning while creating innovative solutions and guiding your team/department to greatness. Through a carefully curated curriculum, we will explore the unique struggles women encounter in the business world and equip you with the tools, strategies, and mindset necessary to overcome them.

Whether you aspire to lead at the executive level, transform your organization, or simply want to harness your leadership potential to make a difference, this class is a compass that will guide you toward being proficient in key areas of leadership.

Jennifer Webb

Thought Changer, Keynote Speaker, Author and NLP Coach
Magic Communications

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Conference Planners

Since 2018 the Inspiring Women Leaders Conference has challenged and inspired participants to sharpen their skills, interact with others and leave their sessions feeling energized and eager to share and apply their new learnings.

The purpose behind Inspiring Women Leaders has always been to offer ideas, tools, networking, and learning opportunities to transform individuals from a good leader into a great leader. Now, we invite you to take part in our workshop courses as we continue to focus on exceptional professional and leadership development.

The Office of Professional and Workforce Development is committed to providing opportunities of advancement for men and woman of any age, status or occupation. We continue to support Inspiring Women Leaders because we believe making connections with peers, mentors and individuals of influence is one of the best pathways for growth.