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Chamber Spotlight: 2017 Women’s Initiative Regional Summit features keynoter Libby Gill on Sept. 19

The Women’s Initiative Regional Summit is the premier conference for professional women. Be energized and inspired with other women from the Tri-state area. Under the theme, Igniting Bold Leadership for Established and Emerging Leaders, speakers will inspire and educate, promising substantial take a-ways.

The Summit will be held on September 19 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The fee to attend the Summit is $159. It includes a continental breakfast, lunch, two keynote addresses and four different breakout sessions. The fee rises to $179 at the door.

Register in advance at the website.

Keynote Speaker is Libby Gill who travels the globe inspiring leaders to take bold steps that will advance their careers and make their personal and professional lives more fulfilling. She is as outspoken about women mentoring women as she is candid about using her own personal experiences to advise others how they can overcome life’s most daunting obstacles.

Libby Gill

Her impressive client list includes some of the best known brands in the world: ABC-Disney, Comcast, Deloitte, Eli Lilly, GoDaddy, Kellogg’s, Microsoft, Nike, Oracle, PayPal, Warner Bros. and Wells Fargo. She has been a frequent guest on CNN and the Today Show. The New York Times, BusinessWeek and the Wall Street Journal have profiled her work that began in senior level positions with communications giants Sony, Universal and Turner Broadcasting. 

A prolific author, she will sign two of her books throughout the day: “You Unstuck: Mastering the New Rules of Risk Taking in Work and Life” and Capture the Mindshare and the New Market Share Will Follow: The Art and Science of Building Brands.” 

7:30-8:30     Summit Check-in and Coffee Bar; Visit Professional Services Booths 
8:45-9:45     Keynote Session with Libby Gill 
9:45-10:00    Break/Networking/Visit Professional Services Booths 
10:00-11:00  Breakout Session I 
11:15-12:15  Breakout Session II 
12:15-12:30  Break/Networking/Visit Professional Services Booths 
12:30-1:45    Lunch and Second Address/Q&A with Libby Gill 
1:45-2:00     Break/Networking/Professional Services Booths 
2:00-3:00     Breakout Session III 
3:00-3:15     Break/Networking/Visit Professional Services Booths 
3:15-4:15     Breakout Session IV 

The Honorary committee is:

Laura Brunner, President/CEO, Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority 
Helen Carroll, Owner, Carroll Project Planning 
Judy Clabes, Editor and Publisher, KY Forward and NKY Tribune 
Meghan Cummings, President, Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati 
Kelley Downing, President/CEO, Bartlett & Co. 
Kay Geiger, President, PNC Greater Cincinnati 
Donna Jones Baker, President/CEO Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio 
Judge Michelle M. Keller, Supreme Court of Kentucky 
Alecia Kintner, President/CEO, ArtsWave 
Wendy Lea, CEO, Cintrifuse 
Candace McGraw, CEO, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport 
Deborah Moessner, President, Anthem BCBS in Kentucky
Barbara Perez, President/CEO YWCA of Greater Cincinnati 
Monica Posey, President, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 
Julia Poston, Office Managing Partner, EY 
Johnna Reeder, President/CEO REDI Cincinnati 
Janice Way, President, Leadership Kentucky 

Sponsors include PNC, BB&T, Business Benefits, COVE Federal Credit Union, and Bartlett.

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