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When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
8:30 AM (PT)
Where: The Nines Hotel
525 SW Morrison St
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Contact: Tina Ford

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A strength based approach to developing your leadership edge

Join us for a day of development, networking and learning to be a more effective and authentic leader. Find new ways to leverage the strengths that you bring to the table... the qualities that make you, uniquely qualified!

• Develop your leadership edge by learning to:
• Realize the power of authenticity
• Employ Conversational Intelligence in business
• Boost your organizational genius through visual goal setting
• Tap into your innate brilliance for extraordinary results
• Negotiate from strength
• Gain prosperity through imperfection and perseverance
..... and more!

9:00 am Welcome Sona Andrews, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Portland State University

9:30 am Opening speaker Patti Dobrowolski 

10:30 - 10:45 am Break 

10:50 am Speaker Victoria Lara 

12:00 pm Networking luncheon

Presentation about SBA activities/programs, Cliff Allen, Dean of the School of Business

1:30 pm Breaking the Sound Barrier, Melanie Billings-Yun 

What is keeping women from speaking up and asking for what we want? Some constraints come from outside, but many reflect our own fears and preconceptions. The good news is that all can be overcome. This talk will show you how to break the "sound barrier" to achieve your career potential.

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break 

2:45 pm Break out sessions

Andrea Sullenger 

Food Retail Panel

Real Estate Panel

A & O Panel

4:00 pm Networking reception

Wine/ hors douvres/raffle


Registration fee
$99 per person (use discount code NEW2016)

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Who should attend
Emerging leaders, executives, men and women professionals who would like to connect with other professionals in the region.

Meeting attire

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Full refunds available 10 business days prior to the event date. Click here to submit your formal cancellation and refund request in writing by Wednesday, October 19.

Transfer Policy
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to submit your formal transfer request in writing by Thursday, October 27. Replacement requests made after this time will have to be made on site at the Registration Help Desk. 

Antitrust Policy
At any gathering, whether an informal or formal program, national or regional event, participants must abide by the Network of Executive Women antitrust policy.

Portions of this event may be photographed and videotaped for use by the Network of Executive Women in its sole discretion. Any and all attendees of the event may be videotaped and/or photographed while in attendance and attendees will not be compensated in any fashion for use of a videotape or photograph containing any attendee's image or likeness.

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