Penn State Lady Lion Basketball Team Head Coach, Coquese Washington, To Speak at 5th Annual Ladies Who Lead Half-Day Conference #LadiesWhoLead
On: May 23, 2016 Filed Under: Chamber News
HARRISBURG (May 23, 2016) – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) will hold the 5th Annual Ladies Who Lead Half-Day Conference on Thursday, June 9th, 11a.m. – 4p.m., at the Best Western Premier – The Central Hotel & Conference Center (800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg).
Leadership is about influence, not about position. Ladies Who Lead is a half day conference that will encourage women in any career to lead from where they are. The event features a luncheon, keynote presentation, breakout sessions, Ladies Who Lead Marketplace with exhibitors and a Relaxation Area. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and make new connections with over 200 business women from the region.
Penn State Lady Lion Basketball Team Head Coach, Coquese Washington, will be the event’s featured keynote speaker. Coach Washington will discuss how she defines leadership and how she approaches being a leader in her many roles – Head Coach for Penn State women’s basketball, President of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Board of Directors, former professional basketball player in the WNBA, outstanding member of her community, and a working mother.
Breakout sessions include:
“Turn your Thumb Green: Container Gardening Secrets”
Presented by: Erica Shaffer, Gardening Guru, Highland Gardens
During this breakout session, discover simple ways that you can de-stress using gardening techniques to positively influence your life. Erica’s presentation will include choosing a pot, soil, and fertilizer, watering, plant selection and care.
“What’s Your Time Horizon? A Way to Think About Leadership”
Presented by: Kathleen Pavelko, President & CEO, WITF
Are you focused on the next quarter’s results? Next fiscal year’s budget? Accomplishing a 5-year strategic plan? Choosing your time horizon determines your leadership approach–and results. Let’s talk about leadership, listening and time horizon.
The cost to attend is $65/members and $80/general admission. For more information, please click here.
The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC serves as a catalyst for promoting growth and quality of life in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties by providing a unique blend of business, community and economic development and advocacy services under one roof to boost our economic vitality and livability as a region. The Chamber & CREDC has been accredited with five stars from the United States Chamber of Commerce.