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2017 Summit Business Conference
Women in the Driver’s Seat: Navigating Pathways and Detours Along the Road to Success

October 17, 2017Double Tree Henrietta

Where are you on the road to success? How will you turn potholes and roadblocks into opportunities? The daylong Rochester Women’s Network annual Summit Business Conference, the region’s premier woman-empowering event, will help you to recalculate your route:

  • Learn skills that will keep you moving closer to your goals.
  • Find out how to create new connections within your field, or break into a new career.
  • Give and get the most out of mentorship and collaboration.

Whether you are established, starting, or restarting your career, keep moving forward with other driven women.Join us for a timely panel discussion with women in the professional trenches, immerse yourself in interactive skill-building sessions, and celebrate at the Up & Coming Businesswomen Awards luncheon, which features keynote speaker Fran Weisberg, President and CEO at United Way of Greater Rochester.

Keys to Success: Getting Past the Roadblocks in Female Leadership

United Way President & CEO, Fran Weisberg, to speak on overcoming barriers and crashing through roadblocks as an accomplished female leader. From politics, to community organizing, to health planning and ultimately the first female leader of United Way of Greater Rochester, Fran will share her experiences and advice on positioning female leadership as an advantage to be celebrated and embraced.

Agenda for the Day: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

  • 8:00-8:45 Registration/Breakfast/Vendors/Networking
  • 8:45 Opening Remarks
  • 9:00-10:15 Panel Discussion, “Are we there yet?”
  • 10:15-10:30 Vendors & Networking
  • 10:30-11:45 Morning Breakout Session
  • 11:45-12:00 Vendors & Networking
  • 12:00-1:45 Up & Coming Celebration / Keynote by Fran Weisberg / Lunch
  • 1:45-2:00 Vendors & Networking
  • 2:00-3:15 Afternoon Breakout Session
  • 3:15- 3:30 Closing Remarks, Networking & Raffle (Vendor Marketplace Open)

registration for summit conference 



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