The 2016 Moxie Conference is May 26 at Madison Marriott West. Click on the session title to learn more about the breakout.
Geraldine Paredes Vásquez, Racial Justice Programs Coordinator at YWCA Madison; Amanda Yu, Candidate Relations Manager at Nordic Consulting Partners
Shared Leadership is about being intentionally inclusive, self-reflective, and open to engage with conflict as an opportunity for personal and organizational growth. Participants will explore the often unseen aspects of bias, power, emotions and kinship as they frame relationships in the workplace. You will also learn about conflict transformation and equitable relationship building strategies.
Laura Minero, UW Madison Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Student
Using the innate power of storytelling, this workshop will provide a platform for professionals and leaders to build transformational relationships with each other and learn how to utilize story-telling in their own work and services they provide for others.
Angela Arrington, Administrative Law Judge at Department of Workforce Development
Many generations exist in the modern economy. This session will focus on bridging generational differences that often arise with different work styles, technology, and communication in the workplace.
Laura Gmeinder, Leadership Coach & Business Consultant
What does it take to bring you big idea into reality? This session walks you through the steps you can take to become an entrepreneur through case studies of successful business launches. Work for a large organization? No problem! You will learn how to be an intrapreneur, someone who uses an entrepreneurial mindset within her own company to lead positive change.
Deb Raupp, Raupp Consulting CEO/Owner
In this session, we'll discuss proven traits of successful leaders. We'll explore how leaders advance their vision while transforming themselves and their organizations. How can women (and men) tap their innate leadership talents? How can YOU be the best leader, and advance yourself? We'll explore these questions and develop specific actions to advance and transform our organizations.
Linda Jorn, Associate Vice Provost for Learning Technologies and DoIT Director of Academic Technology at UW-Madison
While advances in brain imaging technology show that human beings are wired to avoid risk, this session will encourage you to be vulnerable and take courageous action to make change. By choosing not to play it safe, you will develop your potential, achieve your aspirations, and grow in community.
Angela Russell; Jordan Bingham; Colleen Butler, YWCA Madison Racial Justice Director
Making real change after a conference is challenging. In this session, you will learn about specific tools and processes that will allow you to embed equitable and inclusive practices in the day-to-day work of your organization. Presenters will share examples from the public, private, and non-profit sectors highlighting an evaluative process to ensure equity moves from theory to reality.
Maura Cullen, Diversity and Leadership TrainerMany barriers stand in the way of success, yet within each of us is the strength to meet our fears, believe in ourselves, and trust what our gut is telling us. This session will guide you in making friends with yourself by tapping into your inner power and strength.
Opening Keynote: Communicating for Change: Understanding Intent vs. Impact
Dr. Maura Cullen, Diversity and Leadership Trainer
Closing Session: Connect to Change: Strengthening the Community
Rachel Neill, Vice President Candidate Relations at Nordic Consulting Partners