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September 21 – 24, 2020

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Top Women in Leadership, Class of 2020 Nominations

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.

A Business Diversity Summit of Talent and Leadership

Join us for Career Mastered 6th year of celebrating the power of women.  The 2020 Business Diversity Summit is an event not just for women, but for everyone who wants to champion the advancement of women.

 

The Summit is 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 youre in or where you are on your career path. 

 

The Career Mastered Business Diversity Summit is a transformative experience designed to inspire action. In 3 fully virtual interactive days you can gain the inspiration and skills to aspire higher and learn ways to advance your growth as a leader. 

Iconic Speaker Line-Up

Presenting some of the distinguished alumni honorees, thought leaders, firebrands and executives who will be speaking at this event.

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Janice Bryant-Howroyd

1st African American Billion-Dollar Business Owner
Founder/ CEO, ActOne Group

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Joan Higginbotham

Astronaut NASA (Retired)/ Rocket Scientist
Director, Program Management, Collins Aerospace

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Byna Elliott

Financial Services Leader
Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Community & Economic Development Officer, Fifth Third Bank

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Carlos Cubia

Diversity and Inclusion Executive
Vice President & Global Chief Diversity Officer, Walgreens Boot Alliance

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Michele T. Ghee

Media/ Entertainment Mogul
Managing Partner, Stratechic Alliance

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Bridgett Sponsky

Marketing and Advertising Professional
Senior Director, Enterprise Marketing, Ally Financial

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Lynda Gonzales Chavez

Senior Vice President
Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Global Officer, YMCA-USA

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Erica Bolden

Diversity and Inclusion Executive
Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Mercedes- Benz USA

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Jada Grandy Mock

Financial Services Executive
Senior Vice President/ Regional CRA Strategies Director, Fifth Third Bank

Jody Trierweiler, Personal Trainer, Speaker
Jody Trieweiler

Health and Fitness Expert
Host/ Co-Producer, “Jody’s Fitlife”; Fitness Expert, “Live in the D” – WDIV-Ch4 Detroit

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Andre Khan

Diversity and Inclusion Professional
Vice President, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Relationship Manager, TD Bank

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Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams

1st Female/ 1st African American Commissioner – CIAA
Commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association; President, Women Leaders in College Sports

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Judge Aretha Blake

Certified Juvenile And Family Court Judge
District Court Judge, North Carolina’s 26th Judicial Court – Mecklenburg County

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Alison Engel

Senior Director
Women’s Market Strategy, Northwestern Mutual

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Nesha Pai

Certified Accountant/ Finance Professional
Founder/ CEO, Pai CPA, LLC

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Tati Amari

Emmy Award Nominee/ News Anchor/ TV Personality/ Producer
Host/ Anchor, “LIVE IN THE D”, Local 4 News/ ClickOn Detroit

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Simon Boag

Venture Capital Executive
Managing Partner, Incwell Venture Capital; Co-Founder, iWater Tech

Amber Cabral, Principal, Cabral Co., Speaker
Amber Cabral

Diversity Inclusion & Equity Leadership Consultants, Writer, and Speaker
Founder, Cabral Co.

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Iisha Scott

Award-Winning Meteorologist
Meteorologist, WCNC NBC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

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Dr. Vanessa Tyler

Emmy Award-Winning TV Anchor and Reporter
Founder, VT\ TV Productions, NY

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Michele LarMoore

Financial Services Executive
Senior Vice President – Head of Business Transformation Delivery, Shared Services, TD Bank

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Cortney Hicks

Media Personality
Morning Anchor/ Host, FOX54, Augusta, Georgia

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Amy Hilliard

Award-Winning Serial Entrepreneur
Founder & CEO, The Hilliard Group

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Wykeeta Peele

Corporate Vice President
Women’s Market, New York Life

And many more…

Prepare to Be Inspired

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.

Speakers Featured In

2020 EVENT TIMELINE

Don’t Miss Out on the PINK CARPET Excitement

Monday

September 21

Pre-Conference:

  • Pre-Conference

    • 2020 Summit Opening White Party and Ribbon Cutting
      – Let’s Party!  Girl’s “White Party” Night In with Virtual DJ

Tuesday

September 22

  • Pre-Conference

    • Command Your Day!  Fitness Challenge with Jody Triweiler
    • Opening General Session Leadership Speakers
    • Fireside Chat with Joan Higginbotham and Dr. Lisa Wicker
    • Advancing Women’s Leadership Executive Development Sessions: Iconic and Presence Development Tracks
    • Career Coach, Business Start-Up, Image/ Makeup, Social Media, and Presence/Style Coach, Professional Photos (By Appointment)

Wednesday

September 23

  • Pre-Conference

      • Command Your Day!  Fitness Challenge with Jody Triweiler
      • Opening General Session Leadership Speakers
      • Advancing Women’s Leadership Executive Development Sessions: Power Development Tracks
      • Men As Allies Luncheon & STEM-FAB Case Competition Announcements
      • Career Mastered Signature Pink Gallery Reception and Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership Awards ™
      • Career Coach, Business Start-Up, Image/ Makeup, Social Media, and Presence/Style Coach, Professional Photos (By Appointment)

Thursday

September 24

  • Pre-Conference

    • Command Your Day!  Fitness Challenge with Jody Triweiler
    • Opening General Session Leadership Speakers
    • Career Mastered Signature: Brunch with the Masters – Roundtable Discussion Panel
    • Top Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Awards
    • Career Coach, Business Start-Up, Image/ Makeup, Social Media, and Presence/Style Coach, Professional Photos (By Appointment)

Featuring Immersive Sessions Like

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'

And so much more!

Why should I attend?

Continued leadership Development opportunities with high powered women leaders in more than 20 industries and disciplines.

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

Convince Your Company’s Leadership

Send a Delegation

Send your Women’s Affinity/Employee Resource Group (ERG) or a delegation of high potential women to Career Mastered 2020 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 2020 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.

Identify The Right Employees

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.

 

Identify:

  • At least 1 senior leader who has the ability to drive change influence leadership behaviors to champion womens career advancement.
  • A member across every major department in your organization (i.e. Engineering HR, Marketing, Finance, IT, Operations, Manufacturing etc.)
  • A mix of diverse women across various levels of the organization.

 

Entrepreneurial Delegation
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

Why You Should Attend

Continued leadership Development opportunities with high powered women leaders in more than 20 industries and disciplines. 

 

”Its a powerful time to be a woman! Todays 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. 

 

Benefits:

  • 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

Partnering with Career Mastered

Who should Partner with Career Mastered Women’s Leadership in Action?

  • Companies that value diversity and the inclusion of women leaders.
  • Companies who would like to reach professional women to promote their brand, product, or corporate initiative.
  • Companies that support womens economic growth.
  • Companies that want to reach global markets through the power of the Career Mastered Womens Collaborative Leadership Networks (CMWLN).
  • Companies that support communities where they serve and do business.
  • Companies that get it!
  • Companies that want to experience the Career Mastered brand of events while propelling their brands.

MEET THE ORGANIZATION’S FOUNDER,

DR. LISA LINDSAY WICKER

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.

This Summit if for High Achieving Women Leaders and Business Executives.

Prepare to be inspired by our extraordinary line up of executives and leaders.  You will be compelled to set your goals and take action for career growth in 2020 and beyond!

 

Join the conversation to celebrate the achievement of women with other female professionals.  Virtually connect to some of today’s most successful business influencers and corporate business leaders.

 

You can be at the center of it all by registering now.

Here’s Why This Summit Is For You…

Career Mastered Virtual Summit

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 50 plus speakers and leaders.

You want to reach global markets through the power of the Career Mastered Women’s Collaborative Leadership Networks (CMWLN).

Grab your All Access Pass today!

3 Full Days of Virtual Learning with 50+ experts

Access to ALL Session Replays for 48 hours after the Event

1 FULL YEAR Access to Digital Magazine, Career Mastered Magazine

 

Over $1997 in Value…

ONLY $127!

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Thank You Past Sponsors & Community Partners

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