Steamboat Women's Leadership Summit
April Speakers and Session Descriptions
The Steamboat Springs Chamber and Alpine Bank are proud to present Steamboat’s premier women’s leadership summit, Thrive Together, a collaboration that promotes, motivates, and empowers women in all phases of life through personal and professional development.
Unconscious Bias, Micro-Inequities, and Using Micro-Affirmations and Ally Behavior
Mary McClatchey | April 1 at 4 PM
Our unconscious biases impact how we engage with others in ways we’re not aware of. In this interactive and inspiring workshop, you’ll learn:
- Why diverse and inclusive organizations have a higher ROI
- How inclusive leadership that invites open debate is a critical part of DEI efforts
- How unconscious bias can hinder creativity, innovation, and performance and lead to harassment claims
- How we can understand and push back against our unconscious biases
- What are micro-inequities and why they are so powerful
- How micro-affirmations and ally behavior enhance inclusion while lifting morale and performance of all
- What bystander behaviors are appropriate in the workplace
Come prepared for ah-ha moments – you’ll learn how to enhance organizational culture, inclusiveness, employee performance, and innovation.
Getting the Right People on the Bus
Karen Goedert | April 7 at 10 - 10:45 AM
Hiring the right people for your organization takes a special skill-set especially after a year like 2020! During our time together, we will discuss ways to best prepare for the recruiting process, how to evaluate and rate candidates, reference checking, ways to test applicant's capabilities as well as tips on interview awareness and assessing the interview. Extra take-aways will include tips on meaningful appreciation once that stellar hire is in your door.
How Women Rise
Janet Drake | April 15 at 12 PM
Learn how to find the support you need to increase your chances of success. Think about how you spend your time. Are you getting help and are you helping others? What is your strategic plan? We will talk about how authentic, supportive relationships promote success.
KEYNOTE: How to ASK in Turbulent Times and After
Laura Fredricks | April 30 at 11 AM
We have learned so much since March 2020 and the importance of asking for things we truly believe are important to our work, ourselves, and our community. Decisions are being made very quickly so it is important that you have the right techniques at your fingertips to make your best ASK. Whether you need more customers and clients; want a new job or better pay; need more space and more help in your household you will learn it is all 1 Ask formula. Come learn how you will have resounding sustainable success with any and all ASKS you need to make.