Your Time is Now! Breaking Barriers: The Seven Hurdles Women Face in Climbing the Corporate Ladder | Sessions

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Concurrent Session, ENX CHRO, ENX HR Leaders, ENX Mid-Market
Your Time is Now! Breaking Barriers: The Seven Hurdles Women Face in Climbing the Corporate Ladder
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 06/25/2024 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Participants will leave this session not only inspired but also equipped with the tools you need to take your career—and your organization's gender parity efforts—to the next level. 

Seating Instructions: Seating is first-come, first-served. Reserved seating options are available for accessibility and accommodations. For detailed accessibility information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

In an era where women hold just over a third of corporate Director and VP roles—and those numbers are starting to decline—urgent action is needed. What does it take for women to break through the glass ceiling in today's competitive landscape? How can HR professionals act as catalysts for this change? Join Kristen Howe, Vice President of Enterprise Products at SHRM, for a transformative session designed to empower women leaders and their advocates. This engaging presentation will explore the seven critical barriers to women's career advancement and offer practical, actionable strategies to overcome them.

Who Should Attend:

  • Aspiring women leaders and those currently in leadership roles.
  • Organizational advocates committed to fostering gender parity.
  • HR professionals dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Assess and Address: Gain insights into the current state of gender parity in leadership and the evolving challenges.
  • Silence Your Inner Critic: Learn techniques to quiet self-doubt and foster a compassionate, empowering mindset.
  • Strategize and Overcome: Understand the seven specific hurdles that hinder progress and how to effectively surmount them.
  • Learn from Leaders: Hear inspiring stories from women who have reached the pinnacle of their careers, sharing lessons and practical advice.

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Live Streaming and Recording: Unless marked 'in person only,' all sessions are live-streamed on the app or web format and available for replay 30 days after the event.

Acknowledgment of Technical Issues: While rare, technical issues may occur during sessions. We appreciate your patience as we quickly address them.

Accessibility & Accommodations Information: For detailed accessibility & accommodations information, visit INFO > FAQs in the app.

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Kristen Howe, Vice President Enterprise Products,