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1-Day Event

  • 11/04/2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • AMA New York Center 1601 Broadway, 8th Floor Entrance on 48th St New York, NY 10019

Women's Leadership Workshop - NYC

This dynamic event can make a profound impact on your future. Here’s what you can expect during this 1-day experience:

Invaluable career advice from successful women leaders—Each workshop features a keynote presentation by a prominent business woman. Hear life and career successes and failures and lessons learned to apply to your own career. Get answers to your most pressing career questions, and gain insight on how to effectively navigate your workplace for advancement and overall career success.

Skill building to enhance your Leadership Voice—Immerse yourself in the Voice of Leadership afternoon session, and exchange ideas and practice proven skills. Take away helpful tips and tools that will improve your leadership style, trust level, communication skills and more.

Interactive networking—Be part of an energizing, conversation-starting networking activity where you will have the opportunity to build new relationships as you gain insights and ideas from women going through similar challenges.

Filled with stimulating discussion and empowering exercises, we urge you not to miss out on this 1-day event women are calling a "life-changing experience" and "the best workshop I have ever taken."


Members: $99 - Join Membership

Non-Members: $495

Ask about special group rates for 5 or more women! Call 877.566.9441.

To bring this event onsite to your company location, call 877.880.0264.

Keynote Presentation - Strategies to Thrive in a Male Dominated Workplace

Elaine Montilla

Assistant Vice President and CIO for Information Technology

CUNY Graduate Center

Afternoon Workshop - The Voice of Leadership

Klara J. Farkas

Chief Communications Officer

Klarity International

What You Will Cover

  • Take stock of the key elements you need to consider when carving out your path to success
  • Learn practical techniques to shape your leadership messages
  • Build skills to engage in powerful conversations that get results
  • Acquire insights to help you overcome resistance to change
  • Discover ways to motivate followers and rally support
  • Develop "grace under fire" and inspire others through more effective communication
  • Make connections and find solutions in a guided networking experience

Who Should Attend

Businesswomen at any point in their careers looking for career-enhancing and advancing skills, as well as those considering a new career.

Special Feature

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served during this workshop.

Elaine Montilla is an accomplished Senior Executive with almost two decades as an IT Leader in Higher Education. Skilled in Educational Technology, IT Strategy, Management, System Deployment, and Project Portfolio Management. Recognized for staff professional development, change leadership, and talent for communicating with diverse groups of people.

Originally from the Dominican Republic, Elaine is also a TEDx speaker and the founder of @5xminority, a blog and social media brand dedicated to empowering women and minorities to love themselves unconditionally and to promote the value of mentoring, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace (especially in Tech). She holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College (CUNY), and a Master in Business Management and Leadership from The CUNY School of Professional Studies. She is currently working on her first book by the same title “5xminority,” and when she is not working, she enjoys photography, dancing, and traveling around the world.

Elaine represents several minority groups and on of her main goals is to highlight the need for diversity in the field of Technology, and to expand STEM learning opportunities to all children equally. As a professional unicorn, this powerful Latina represents the value of diversity and an inclusive corporate culture in a typically male-dominated field.

As the former head of Global Marketing and Communications who introduced Taco Bell to fans worldwide, today Klara helps executives develop and deliver their brand stories. As founder of Klarity International, a communications consulting practice, Klara believes there is a language of leadership that when spoken, enables great things to happen.

Klara works with Fortune 500+ organizations by developing and facilitating workshops for mid to senior-level executives on Leadership Influence, Executive Presence & Strategic Communication, Branding and Storytelling. She also delivers workshops for the AMA Women’s Leadership Center and for Women Unlimited Inc.

Klara holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from California State University and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. More recently, Klara’s passion for mentoring and developing people led her to become a Board Certified Coach (BCC).

Where communication and leadership intersect, Klara J. Farkas is helping others master communication to achieve personal and professional success—communicating with clarity to create impact!

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