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Upcoming Events

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    • 05/17/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 05/19/2021
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    We Create Leaders… Follow our Lead

    May 17-19, 2021

    From INSIGHTS to RESULTS
    Be the leader your team needs to succeed!

    The 2021 PWH® Leadership Summit line-up will include Leadership Insights (TED-style talks) to address the pressing issues in leadership today, motivating Keynote Speakers, an engaging Panel discussion and several Breakout Sessions that will cover a host of topics.

    Whether you are an aspiring leader or a member of the C-Suite, the summit will help take your leadership to the next level.

    AGENDA:

    May 17th
     
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Virtual Networking Suites

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    PWH Sponsor Showcase
    4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    Opening Keynote: The Power of Profitable
      Conversations: Crafting our Stories, AmyK Hutchens
    5:15 pm
    Chats & Cheers: Virtual Networking
       
    May 18th
     
    9:00 am
    Morning Mindfulness: Virtual Yoga
    10:00 am
    Opening General Session:
      Leadership Insights & PWH Leadership Awards
    12:00 pm
    Be InspiRED: American Heart Association Lunch
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Breakout Sessions #1
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Breakout Sessions #2
    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
    General Session: Gender Partnership - Turning an "Aha!" Moment in Action, Mike Kaufmann & Rachelle Ferrara
       
    May 19th
     

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Leadership Panel: Looking Back, Moving Forward
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Keynote: Connecting the Workplace and Life
      through F.U.N., Paul Long
       

     

     *All times listed are EDT.
    Schedule subject to change

    REGISTRATION POLICY

    Space may be limited. Registration is first-come, first served. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of PWH® and can be published without permission in PWH® materials.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Participants must cancel in writing by email in order to request a refund, less a $35 processing fee. A full refund minus the processing fee will be available prior to April 2, 2021 and a 50% refund will be available between April 3, 2021 and April 30, 2021. While no refunds will be available after April 30, 2021, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.


    If you have questions about the Leadership Summit or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michelle Rydberg at mrydberg@mypwh.org.

    • 05/18/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
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    May 18, 2021 |  9 AM ET

    Research shows that yoga and meditation reduce stress, increase focus, and revitalize the senses. This is exactly what attendees need in order to truly benefit from this leadership experience. Kick off the day feeling inspired and rejuvenated after joining this virtual yoga session.

    About the Instructor:


    Lora Pfeffer
    Vice President, Healthcare Division, Premier Parking

    Pfeffer is a Certified Yoga Instructor and advocate for health and well-being. Focused on Vinyasa (a “flow” style of yoga) she enjoys sharing her passion with clients and colleagues alike, challenging them to move, every day. “Change happens outside of the comfort zone” is a mantra that guides both her yoga practice and her professional career, always striving for new experiences, challenges, and opportunities for growth.

    • 05/20/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM (EDT)
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    May 20, 2021  |  5:30 PM  ET

    Grab your favorite cocktail or mocktail and lets chat virtually. Every Cocktail Hour Chat will feature a different topic, so take a look at the schedule and don’t forget to register for each session that piques your interest.  This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other members of PWH®.

    • 06/03/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
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    June 3, 2021  |  4 PM ET

    Join us for the New Member Touchpoint as your introduction to PWH®. You will learn about the beginning of PWH® from founding members, discover key ways to engage with others in PWH®, and get all your questions answered. This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other new members of PWH®.

    • 06/15/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
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    June 15, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Join us for this impactful discussion on building the business case for diversity and inclusion and the profound impact it has on every organization.   We will tackle the barriers to inclusive leadership, provide tips for building more empowered teams, and share interactive activities you can use at your own organization.   We will also share best practices and stories from industry organizations who have embraced diverse and inclusive cultures. 

    About the Speakers:


    Christine Dean

    Christine Dean is SMI's Senior Director, responsible for membership, communications and technology as well as assisting the Associate Executive Director with the coordination of SMI member-led initiatives. Her role includes project planning, research, database management, reporting, and website projects. She brings over 25 years of marketing communications experience most notably in the technology and healthcare fields.

    Nancy LeMaster

    Nancy LeMaster parlayed her years of healthcare supply chain experience into the formation of Nancy J. LeMaster Consulting. She currently leads the AHRMM Learning UDI workgroups, which are focused on expanding UDI adoption and utilization. In addition, LeMaster serves as Chair of the ISM Hospital Business Survey Committee. LeMaster spent most of her career at BJC HealthCare in St. Louis where she served for 18 years as Vice President of Supply Chain Operations and was responsible for the strategic direction and general management of all supply chain related activities including contracting, purchasing, value analysis and distribution services. 

    Nancy was inducted into the Bellwether League Supply Chain Hall of Fame in 2015, and has received leadership awards from GHX, YWCA and BJC HealthCare.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Education from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

    • 06/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
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    June 18, 2021  |  11 AM ET

    Grab your favorite cup of coffee, tea, or whatever "wake me up" drink you prefer and lets chat virtually. Every Coffee Chat will feature a different topic, so take a look at the schedule and don’t forget to register for each session that piques your interest.  This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other members of PWH®.

    • 07/01/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
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    July 1, 2021  |  4 PM ET

    Join us for the New Member Touchpoint as your introduction to PWH®. You will learn about the beginning of PWH® from founding members, discover key ways to engage with others in PWH®, and get all your questions answered. This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other new members of PWH®.

    • 07/13/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
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    July 13, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Barbara is going to talk about her latest book, Rewire for Wealth, where she's woven together neuroscience, psychology, spirituality and personal finance to create a radically different formula to train your mind to rewire your brain for wealth, well-being…and really, whatever else you want. But this formula is about far more than money. It’s about how much power you have to create the life of your dreams. She will cover:

    • How the mind and brain work together to create/change your financial reality
    • The difference between women and men’s brains (& why that matters)
    • 3 powerful steps to train your mind to create the wealth & well-being you desire and deserve

    About the Speaker:


    Barbara Huson

    Barbara Huson (previously known as Barbara Stanny), is the leading authority on women, wealth and power. As a bestselling author, financial therapist, teacher & wealth coach, Barbara has helped millions take charge of their finances and their lives.    

    Barbara's background in business, her years as a journalist, her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, her extensive research, and her personal experience with money give her a unique perspective and makes her the foremost expert on empowering women to live up to their financial and personal potential. 

    Barbara is the author of 7 books, her most recent, Rewire for Wealth, was published in 2021. 

    You can learn more about Barbara and her work at  www.Barbara-Huson.com

    • 07/15/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM (EDT)
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    July 15, 2021  |  5:30 PM  ET

    Grab your favorite cocktail or mocktail and lets chat virtually. Every Cocktail Hour Chat will feature a different topic, so take a look at the schedule and don’t forget to register for each session that piques your interest.  This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other members of PWH®.

    • 10/06/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
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    October 6, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Have you ever stopped to think about the total cost associated with running a meeting?  How about a poorly run one?  Meetings are an important communication and collaboration tool.  However, if not run effectively they are a productivity drain. 

    Time is our most precious resource. So, training everyone on best practices around meeting management is critical.  Help everyone understand what tools should be used and when they are most critical.  

    Join us to learn best practices on how to run a highly effective meeting.   

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn what should be done before, during and after a meeting to ensure the entire process is streamlined and efficient for all involved.
    • Learn the importance of defining the meeting objective and roles so that everyone is on the same page and understands why they are there.
    • Learn how to leverage Microsoft 365 apps to drive efficiency and improve accountability.

    About the Speaker:


    Jan Lehman

    Jan Lehman started CTC Productivity to help organizations minimize waste.  Wasted time, talent and technology. For over a decade, Jan and her team have helped thousands of clients nationwide to work smart and do more - dramatically improving profitability, employee engagement, and job satisfaction.  CTC has a proven track record of delivering results.

    As a Fortune 500 technology executive, Jan created and led highly effective teams that delivered structure and process by streamlining business processes and automating workflows.  Today she works with leaders to leverage insights, strategies and solutions to minimize waste and create a culture of productivity throughout their organizations.

    An international speaker, Jan serves on the Board of Directors for The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and is currently writing her first book.  She shares her passion for efficiency in her local community by helping non-profit organizations leverage productivity strategies to improve program effectiveness.

    To learn more about CTC Productivity, visit ctcproductivity.com.

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