Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 12:15pm – 4:30pm

Women's Leadership Virtual Summit

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the MSCPA has made the difficult decision to make all of our programs virtual-only events for the remainder of the year.

 
 

Agenda

12:15  - 12:25 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Amy Pitter, Massachusetts Society of CPAs

Elizabeth Byland, Virginia Commonwealth University, Comedy Connects and Queen City Comedy

12:25 - 12:45 p.m.

Honoring our Women to Watch Emerging Leaders

 

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.

Honoring our Women to Watch Experienced Leaders

 

1:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Winners

 

1:25 - 1:35 p.m.

Break 

 

1:35 - 2:35 p.m.

Living a Limitless Life

Laura Gassner Otting, Limitless Possibility

 In this session, we’ll discuss how to find and lean into the very best version of you and where you are in alignment and flow. We’ll also break down the rules that created your limits and bust through them with purpose, uncover how to align your energies and your actions and how you can carve your own path in life.

 

2:35 - 2:45 p.m.

Break 

 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Finding Your Niche and Rising in the Profession through AI

Samantha Bowling CPA, CGMA, Garbelman Winslow CPAs 

In this session, we’ll explain how to leverage technology to become one of the most powerful woman in accounting, examine how the accounting profession is transforming and providing numerous opportunities for women working in the profession and discuss one small firm’s journey to  becoming innovative and relevant due to Artificial Intelligence (AI).

 

3:45 - 3:55 p.m.

Break 

  

3:55 - 4:40 p.m.

Improv for Empathetic Communication

Elizabeth Byland, Virginia Commonwealth University, Comedy Connects and Queen City Comedy

In this session, we’ll explore the building blocks of empathy and soft skills of communication while utilizing the techniques of improvisation. By walking through a series of exercises, you’ll also learn the importance of active listening, acceptance and collaboration, as well as examine elements of emotional intelligence, while optimizing the skills and behaviors of empathetic communication.

4:40 - 4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Elizabeth Byland, Virginia Commonwealth University, Comedy Connects and Queen City Comedy

 

 

 

Sponsors

Conference Credits

This course is 4.00 credits

Conference Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$199.00
MSCPA Member
$199.00
AICPA Member
$249.00
Non-Member
$249.00

Conference Cost

You pay
$249.00
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The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.