Steamboat Women's Leadership Summit
January 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.
10 Important Steps to an Anti Inflammatory Diet and Lifestyle for Longevity and Health
Cara Marrs | January 5 at 11 AM
You hear a lot about anti inflammatory diets but what does that mean? What is inflammation and how do I work towards decreasing it in my body? Nutrition information can often be contradictory and confusing, in this presentation I will give you 10 concrete points that you can incorporate into your everyday life to help you live happier and healthier. From diet to exercise small but consistent changes can make a big difference.
Empowering the Next Generation of Female Leaders
Robin Schepper | January 7 at 4 PM
How to develop and support female leaders in your organization and community. This session will cover the following:
- Identify typical barriers female leaders face
- Learn what female leaders bring to organizations
- Practice leadership skills
- Commit to three ways to develop and support female leaders
Reclaim and Reassert Your Power As a Woman
Mary Hendra | January 12 at 9 AM
In this world, women often struggle internally and externally to be and feel heard. Whether advocating for professional advancement or discussing different public policies and community interests, when our anxiety rises the differences of male and female conversation styles amplify. It can make you feel simultaneously like screaming and hiding under a rock. How do you stay engaged in a way that is true to your values, beliefs and experiences? Our communities and our democracy grow stronger when women build the skills to insert themselves as women into tough conversations and help guide them from adversarial to productive.
Transform Into a Highly Effective Public Speaker
Dr. Carrie Hauser | January 29 at 10 AM
Have you ever tried to deliver a great idea, just to see it fall flat because your public speaking skills could use a little work? An intentional, powerful delivery can grab your audience’s attention and help them adopt your ideas. This session will give you the tools you need to:
- Structure your speech effectively
- Sell your ideas without lecturing
- Use storytelling
- Relax and increase your confidence