“Listen, Learn, Love.” First black female CEO in the NBA
Keynote – A Leadership Journey: Leading With Heart
CEO of the Dallas Mavericks
FutureSight Labs / Author + Thought Leader on Innovation, Transformation and the Future of Work
My mission is to help organizations unlock 21st century teamwork and collaboration to drive exponential growth.
Keynote – Back2Better: How to Build Trust and Collaboration, No Matter the Distance
Founder & CEO of Cotential / Leading Expert on Digital Teamwork, Collaboration and Innovation
A practical, systemic solution to the unsustainable mental load that women shoulder
Keynote – Fair Play in the Journey Back into the Workplace
Author, Attorney + Expert in Organizational Management and Family Mediation
“Despite all the noise that says okay is not enough, being okay is the heart of authentic resiliency.”
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Keynote – Hope-Forward: Steadying Our Steps After a Challenging Season
Dr. Robyne Hanley Dafoe
Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness
Susan MacKenty Brady
Chief Executive Officer of The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership, Chair for Women and Leadership
“I empower executives to build better companies with technology and influence.”
Keynote – HumAIn: Empowering Inclusion in Technology
Artificial Intelligence Executive / AI Leadership Institute / Red Hat / SheTechsMiami
In addition to the mainstage and virtual broadcast, 2 breakout sessions will be offered.
Both virtual and in-person attendees will select the session of their choice for the 1 P.M. Breakout.
DEI: Turning Concept into Action
FACILITATOR: Bianca Harley, Vice President, Human Capital and Inclusion, Omaha Performing Arts
Nancy Pridal, P.E. CEO/President, Lamp Rynearson
Debra Schrampfer, AVP Workforce Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Union Pacific
Joni Wheeler, Executive Vice President, Talent and Enterprise Solutions, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
It takes more than concept and commitment to effect real diversity, equity and inclusion into any work culture. Join Bianca Harley in exploring real success stories – from top leaders themselves — who created a DEI roadmap and led their organizations to genuine results.
Bianca will facilitate an engaging conversation with our panelists and will share key takeaways for your own journey to belonging and inclusion, whether for yourself or your team.
Rising Stronger Within Omaha’s Digital Landscape
FACILITATORS: Kandace Miller, President & CEO of AIM Institute & Julie Sigmon, Director of the Omaha STEM Ecosystem
A healthy, vibrant community depends on a skilled and growing workforce. In an effort to help close the talent gap within the Omaha community, The STEM Community Platform was established to combine Omaha’s STEM resources in one convenient location. Employees, students, educators and corporate leaders alike can connect with greater ease with the programs and resources needed to facilitate efficient and effective career pathways. Join our facilitators to learn of this exciting new collaboration, and their plans for helping Omaha meet the challenges of a new talent landscape.