FRONT ROW SEAT
March 23, 2021
do you know her?
Iconic. Presence. Power.
Today’s women leaders are Game Changers. They take charge of their careers and take charge of their futures. These women have made their mark in business and are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can do. Giving recognition to these deserving women will inspire future generations. The award, Career Mastered: Women’s Leadership in Action, celebrates history by taking a look inside of successful women’s careers, to enhance the process of women inspiring and encouraging one another. Women who have mastered their careers reveal exceptional stories and provide an expansive vision about women’s success.
Join us for Career Mastered 7th year of celebrating the power of women. The 2021 Business Diversity Summit & Awards is an event not just for women, but for everyone who wants to champion the advancement of women.
A can’t-miss event filled with inspiration, education and celebration. As an attendee, you will strengthen your leadership skills, build a sense of empowerment and expand your network at this premier gathering. You’ll be inspired and gain invaluable knowledge that can positively influence you and your organization to benefit you throughout your professional journey.
Featuring virtual keynote presentations by distinguished alumni honorees, thought leaders, firebrands, and executives, this immersive event is sure to motivate you no matter what industry you’re in or where you are on your career path.
The Career Mastered Business Diversity Summit & Awards is a transformative experience designed to inspire action. In the fully virtual interactive one-day you can gain the inspiration and skills to aspire higher and learn ways to advance your growth as a leader.
Presenting some of the distinguished alumni honorees, thought leaders, firebrands and executives who will be speaking and/ or honored at this event.
Emmy Award Nominee/ News Anchor/ TV Personality/ Producer
Host/ Anchor, “LIVE IN THE D”, Local 4 News/ ClickOn Detroit
Senior Political Correspondent
CNN Anchor of Inside Politics Sunday with Abby Phillip
Trustee Don Davis Living Trust, Majority Shareholder
First Independence Bank
City of Atlanta
State of Michigan
1st African American Billion-Dollar Business Owner
Founder/ CEO, ActOne Group
Astronaut NASA (Retired)/ Rocket Scientist
Director, Program Management, Collins Aerospace
Real Estate Management Services, Collier International
American Grammy Award-winning Gospel Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Business Woman
Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
Fifth Third Bank
TV Host, Fitness Expert, Trainer, Mom, Jesus Freak
Jody’s Fit Life
Certified Juvenile And Family Court Judge
District Court Judge, North Carolina’s 26th Judicial Court – Mecklenburg County
Diversity Inclusion & Equity Leadership Consultants, Writer, and Speaker
Founder, Cabral Co.
Women’s Market Strategy, Northwestern Mutual
Diversity and Inclusion Executive
Senior Vice President & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Walgreens Boot Alliance
Financial Services Executive
Senior Vice President/ Chief Corporate Community Economic Development Officer, Fifth Third Bank
Venture Capital Executive
Managing Partner, Incwell Venture Capital; Co-Founder, iWater Tech
Meteorologist, WCNC NBC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
Co-Owner, Keynote Speaker, Master Trainer, TV/Radio Personality, Life Coach
Emmy Award-Winning TV Anchor and Reporter
Founder, VT\ TV Productions, NY
Head of US Credit Card Operations & Infrastructure
You will strengthen your leadership skills, build a sense of empowerment and expand your network at this premier gathering.
You’ll be inspired and gain invaluable knowledge that can positively influence you and your organization to benefit you throughout your professional journey.
2021 EVENT TIMELINE
25+ Ways to Infuse Iconic Influence into Your Style
Breaking Cover: Amplifying Your Executive Presence
You're Worth it: Keys to Negotiate a Successful Salary Increase
Social Media: Leveraging LinkedIn to Expand Your Reach
The Authentic Woman: How She Leads Differently Than Men
Power Play! Next Level Leadership Moves
Spilling the Tea: Next Gen Women’s Path to Leadership
Intentional: Why Your Network is Your 'Networth'
Networking with firebrands, thought-leadership women who have demonstrated abilities to lead
Attend seminars that will advance and enhance your career
Network with corporate partners and organizations looking for talent
Expand your peer-to-peer network
Dialogue and discuss important issues to women in the marketplace
Learn more about Career Mastered Women's Leadership Network and Excel Village STEM-FAB Girls Programs
“It’s a powerful time to be a woman! Today’s women leaders are Game Changers. They take charge of their careers and take charge of their futures. These women have made their mark in business and are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can do. Giving recognition to these deserving women will inspire future generations.”
— Dr. Lisa J. Lindsay Wicker
Send your Women’s Affinity/Employee Resource Group (ERG) or a delegation of high potential women to Career Mastered 2021 Business Diversity Summit and Leadership Awards. The Advancing Women’s Leadership seminar discussions and speakers are a great return on your investment.
Research shows that companies in the U.S. spend an average $4.5 billion on training and development programs to accelerate employee engagement, innovation and long-term company growth. At Career Mastered 2021 Women’s Leadership Business Diversity Summit, we believe both the company and employees reap the benefits, including increased job satisfaction levels, internal promotion opportunities and better retention. It takes great leaders to recognize and support women’s leadership advancement and development. We encourage you to attend and to identify other employees to attend the 2020 Career Mastered Summit & Leadership Awards.
Let us help you identify the right employees to increase the return on investment for your corporation.
Career Mastered women leaders are game-changers who take charge of their careers and who work to support other women while giving back to the next generation of youth. These women are in the arena each and every day making a difference to lead compelling careers. These women represent diversity and inclusion across industry and disciplines and are or have the potential to be leading entrepreneur disrupters or the corporate leaders of companies driving the business mission forward. They have or aspire to demonstrate the Career Mastered attributes of Iconic. Presence. Power. They are lifters of others and have risen or have the potential to rise as game-changing leaders. They work to use their capacity to the fullest.
Bring your team and contact another female Entrepreneur and invite her to bring her team. Come together as a delegation of Entrepreneurs who support and empower each other.
Professional Organization Delegation
Assemble a delegation of your professional organizations’ members and or leaders to attend (i.e. women’s leadership associations, MBA, Real Estate Associations, Executive leadership associations)
Why You Should Attend
Continued leadership Development opportunities with high powered women leaders in more than 20 industries and disciplines.
”It’s a powerful time to be a woman! Today’s women leaders are Game Changers. They take charge of their careers and take charge of their futures. These women have made their mark in business and are exceptionally strong role models of what a woman can do. Giving recognition to these deserving women will inspire future generations.“ — Dr. Lisa Lindsay Wicker
This is a time to remember the perseverance and courage women have shown in pursuit of equality. Progress has been slow. This slow progress is why we must encourage more women to become leader whether in government, media, higher education, technology, sports, or the arts and continue the fight for women’s advancement.
Who should Partner with Career Mastered Women’s Leadership in Action?
MEET THE ORGANIZATION’S FOUNDER,
is an internationally recognized thought leader, human resources and career strategist. A former Fortune 50 Executive, she is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, wife, mother and friend.With her dynamic approach to life and her signature style, she connects people across the world and finds her mission to be that of helping others to get the most out of their work lives and companies to create value.
Dr. Wicker has earned the reputation as a sought-after expert in the field of HR, change management, learning, and career development. She was voted “Ace Recruiter” and “One of the Most Successful Businesswomen in Detroit” by The Detroit News. A 2017 Lace Award Nominee, she has been dubbed a “trailblazer” by the Michigan Chronicle, recognized as one of Charlotte’s Top 50 Most Influential, “America’s Top 100 Executives” by UPTOWN Professional Magazine, and Black Enterprise Magazine’s “Top Executives in Diversity.”
She is the founder of Linwick & Associates, LLC, a human resources firm with Offices in Detroit and Charlotte. She also founded the Premier Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards and Diversity Business Summit, which has made advancing women’s leadership actionable. Each year, the event connects women’s empowerment champions. Honorees and speakers have included retired Astronaunt Joan Higginbotham, U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams, U.S. Congresswoman, Brenda Lawrence, Former Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Bank of America’s Chief Global Operations and Technology Officer Cathy Bessant, Hornets/Spectrum Entertainment’s Donna Julian, CIAA Commissioner Jacqui McWilliams, NBC/MSNBC Rashida Jones, Reknown Cancer Surgeon Lisa Newman, Chief Marketing Officer Ally Financial Andrea Brimmer, WXYZ Anchor Diana Lewis, Chairman and CEO Weight Watchers Florine Mark.
She publishes Career Mastered Magazine, leads Career Mastered “I Am Her’ Campus Tours and Career Mastered Women’s Leadership Global Network with the goal of connecting 5 Millon women by 2025. Additionally, she founded Excel Village Youth STEM-FAB (c) Mentoring Programs to pave the way for the next generation of girls.
You value diversity and the inclusion of women leaders.
You want to invest in yourself.
You believe in the power of networking and career growth.
You want to virtually connect with some of today's most successful business influencers.
You want to gain access to corporate and entrepreneur movers and shakers.
You want to join the conversation to celebrate the achievement of women with other female professionals.
You want to hear from the 30 plus speakers and leaders.
You want to reach global markets through the power of the Career Mastered Women’s Collaborative Leadership Networks (CMWLN).
A Full Day of Virtual Learning with 30+ experts
Access to ALL Sessions during the Event
Opportunity to upgrade to a VIP ticket for 1:1 Career Coaching sessions and Special Webinar with Dr. Lisa Wicker
Receive a special autographed copy of Dr. Lisa Wicker's new book
Excel Village provides mentoring and scholarships to girls in grades 5th-12th. We work with schools to create winning and exciting futures in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Finance, Arts and Business (STEM-FAB) careers.
535 Griswold Suite 111-292
Detroit, MI 48226
5132 Mooresville, NC 28117
Linwick & Associates, LLC is certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S.