Career Changer: Candid Conversation on Jumping Ship to Explore a New Role
FIT4MOM Chapel Hill
(former university operations professional)
Head of Partnerships
(Former COO Tasting Table)
Antwine Antoinette Love
(Former healthcare professional)
Director of Marketing Communications
(former public relations and consulting professional)
Studies show millennials may have up to five careers in their lifetime—a stark difference compared to Boomers and Gen-Xers who commonly hone one craft. Furthermore, it’s likely each of these five millennial careers will differ in both industry and job function. In this candid conversation, gain inspiration and confidence to not only explore a new career, but understand how your previously acquired skill set will be an invaluable asset at the next company you join.
Ever think about turning your passion into a profession? These women did just that and take center stage to share everything from their “lightbulb moments” and big breaks to unforeseen challenges and if their craft-turned-career has indeed led to the fulfillment they first thought possible. Walk away with a fresh perspective and perhaps newfound inspiration to pursue the unconventional career of your dreams.
Slingshot Coffee Company
Spynergy Wicker Park
Head of Community & Programming
Retaining Brand Equity Through Company Expansion, Acquisition and the Unexpected
Earned Media and Brand Publicity Lead
The Hershey Company
Vice President & General Manager, US
Director, Product & Marketing
Building positive brand equity is invaluable for achieving business success, whether an artisan workshop, small startup or global service provider. And once achieved, retaining brand equity is equally as challenging as consumer preferences change just as fast as the marketplace. Learn how you—or your clients—should be thinking about brand equity when company expansion, acquisition or the unexpected is on the horizon.
Building a Career in Finance: Finding Balance, Allies, and Opportunities to Learn
What does it take to keep up with financial markets? How do you pursue continual learning and development while managing day-to-day responsibilities? What does a balance between work and life look like, and is it possible to achieve? How can you receive honest, helpful feedback from colleagues? In all industries, these questions matter--but we will discuss them in the context of the finance industry, with perspectives from women who represent a variety of roles and companies.
Allies Unite! From Diversity to Parenthood and Everything in Between, How to Start Tough Conversations and Drive Change
Why isn’t anyone talking more about this? are words often murmured among friends or family when talking about sensitive topics. Diversity and inclusivity, planning for and balancing parenthood, work/life imbalance. The more frequently and openly these conversations are had in the workplace, the more likely it is to see change. Hear from an impressive lineup of professionals whose voices are being heard, and as a result, are inspiring others to be a catalyst of conversation in their own networks.
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Investment Officer
Strategic Business Manager
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
Managing Director, Infrastructure
Assistant Dean for Career and Student Development
Elon University School of Law
Founder/Host, Influential Motherhood Podcast
Treasurer's - Bond Trader