NDC Carolinas to Host Annual North Carolina Women in Leadership Symposium

NDC Carolinas to Host Annual North Carolina Women in Leadership Symposium

Chapel Hill, NC – – On September 16, the NDC Carolinas will be hosting the 2016 North Carolina Women in Leadership Symposium at the Rho Building in Chapel Hill, NC. This event will bring together a diverse mix of successful women who, through the discussion of topics relevant to today’s issues, will educate, inspire and encourage their peers to reflect on their own goals as they strive to advance within their organizations. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Secure Your Place at the Table.”

“The Women in Leadership Symposium is a great platform for local female executives to discuss the unique challenges that women face climbing the corporate ladder as well as share the strategies they have developed to achieve success,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder & Chair of the National Diversity Council.

This half-day event will offer a panel discussion that will delve into a variety of topics, such as “Becoming a Person of Influence,” “Finding and Owning Your Voice,” and “Positioning Yourself for the Next Big Opportunity.” Participants include business professionals, entrepreneurs, non-profit organization representatives, and scholars. Following the discussions, participants will have the opportunity to share their thoughts in an open question and answer session.

2016 Speakers:

  • Dr. Barbee Oakes, Chief Diversity Officer & Asst. Provost for Diversity & Inclusion, Wake Forest University
  • Dr. Catherine Burr, Director of Academic Affairs & Chief Academic Officer, University of Phoenix, Charlotte Campus & Learning Center
  • Dr. Laura Reece Helms, Chief Executive Officer, Rho
  • Gina Loften, Chief Innovation Offer, IBM

2016 Moderator:

  • Amy Robinson, President & Founder, National Performance Consulting

Registration, breakfast, and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m., with the symposium beginning at 8:30 a.m. Individual ticket cost is $65.00. Registration is currently ongoing and can be completed at href=”http://wilsymposium.com/2016-symposiums/2016-ncarol/” target=_blank”>http://wilsymposium.com/2016-symposiums/2016-ncarol/. For more information, contact Dejoron Thorpe at href=”mailto:dejoron.thorpe@nationaldiversitycouncil.org” target=_blank”>dejoron.thorpe@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

About the NDC Carolinas
A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. For more information about the NDC Carolinas visit www.ndccarolinas.org.

Media Contact:
Ameerah Mukayed
Regional Communications Lead
National Diversity Council
ameerah.mukayed@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

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