Leadercast Women - NEW
2019 Cedar Valley Leadercast Women: Take Courage
Leadercast Women is coming to the Cedar Valley! This one-day simulcast where men and women alike will be emboldened to take courage in your life, whether it be in the workplace or at home. You’ll hear leadership wisdom from an all-female cast of speakers, who will share actionable insights you can take with you back to your workplace. Nine female leaders will share their inspirational stories of courage while teaching steps to enable change in our own lives, including a special live keynote address from Georgia Van Gundy (pictured Right). Georgia service as the Senior Vice President of Administration and Industry/Government Relations for Hy-Vee. The Cedar Valley is currently the ONLY location is the state of Iowa to offer this leadership opportunity!
- Thursday, November 7
- One-Day Simulcast
- Please note this event is a pre-recorded simulcast, speakers listed below will not be live or in-person
- 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Diamond Event Center
- 5307 Caraway Ln., Cedar Falls, IA
- Cost to attend
- $850/table of six
- Register today or email Bette Wubbena for additional information or questions!
A logistics commander in the U.S. Army Reserve. In 2016, Deshauna became the first Miss USA to currently serve in the U.S.military. She spent her year-long reign partnering with the USO, Smile Train, Best Buddies, Operation Homefront and other organizations. She is passionate about advocating for survivors of child sexual abuse and for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
An award-winning researcher and teacher, and a tenured professor at Harvard Business School. Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, and branches of the U.S. military. Francesca has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors Under 40 and one of the world’s Top 50 Management Thinkers by Poets & Quants.
The New York Times best-selling author of Love Warrior and
Carry On, Warrior. She is an activist, speaker and founder of Together Rising, which has raised more than $11 million for women, families and children in crisis. Glennon is also the creator of Momastery.com, where millions of readers meet each week to experience her shameless and hilarious essays about family, faith, mental health, addiction, recovery and connection.
An Emmy award-winning journalist and speaker who has interviewed more than 15,000 people, including U.S. presidents, top CEOs and Hall of Fame athletes. As a woman hosting a successful, highly rated radio talk show, Kate became a pioneer in broadcasting. She currently hosts The Kate Delaney Show, which reaches 3 million people. She’s the author of three popular books and serves on the advisory board of the Dallas Network Bar.
The founder, CEO and designer of jewelry brand Kendra Scott. Based in Austin, Texas, Kendra leads on the foundation of three core pillars: Family, Fashion and Philanthropy. Kendra’s commitment to innovation, quality
and detail has grown her company, which started in 2002 with only $500, to a billion-dollar business. The Kendra Scott company has donated more than $25 million to local, national and international causes since 2010.
An award-winning journalist and TV and web host who exposes
the world to critical global issues. She is the host of Conquered on Z Living Network, and is the director of development for Discovery Digital Networks. In March 2009, while reporting on the trafficking of North Korean women, Laura and her colleague were imprisoned for 140 days by North Korean soldiers along the China-North Korea border.
An award-winning author, speaker and digital strategist thriving
at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. She is the author of instant New York Times best-seller I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual. Luvvie covers all things pop culture at AwesomelyLuvvie.com and on her podcast, Rants and Randomness. She is committed to using her voice for pop culture critique and gender and racial justice.
A master facilitator, strategic advisor, and acclaimed author
of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters. Priya has spent 15 years helping leaders and communities have complicated conversations about community, identity and vision at moments of transition. Trained in the field of
conflict resolution, Parker has worked on race relations and peace processes in the U.S., Middle East, southern Africa, and India.
Co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) and former
chief operating officer of HGTV. She enabled HGTV to become one of the fastest-growing cable networks in television history. Susan was the second employee of SNI, whose portfolio includes HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Great American Country and the Travel Channel. She helped build the company to a market value of more than $14 billion.