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How to Develop a Successful Women’s Leadership Initiative in Your Organization

  • 03/26/2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Metro Meetings Centers - Boston 101 Federal St - 4th Floor Boston, MA 02110-1817


  • This event is intended for corporate professionals who are interested in developing or expanding their diversity and inclusion or more specifically, their women’s initiative. We will contact you to confirm or deny your application.


Luncheon Briefing 

Presented by AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center, this discussion explores the organizational business need for developing a women’s program that fosters leadership skills and growth opportunities. Moderating the discussion, Tammy Swed, Learning Solutions Manager, between Alana Hill, speaker author, and consultant, and Lauren McNally, Director of WLC, the interactive program will focus on how to:

  • Prepare women for future leadership opportunities
  • Overcome common challenges when creating a women’s initiative
  • Create an engaging, meaningful development program
  • Understand the value and impact on your talent and organization

Be part of this exclusive event and interact with other business leaders who are focused on leadership development as part of their organization’s long-term success strategy. We will contact you to confirm or deny your application.

Complimentary breakfast is included!


  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Registration and Networking
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program Discussion
  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm: Closing and Networking

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Our Panel


As a Learning Solutions Manager at AMA, Tammy Swed is responsible for the Business Excellence for Women portfolio of seminars. In her role, Tammy identifies specific market trends and client needs, while collaborating with subject matter experts to design and develop impactful learning experiences that target professional women at all levels of professional experience and across industries. Tammy is an integral member of AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center and works to create a community that extends the conversation on issues that matter; where women are empowered to share, connect and learn from one another in a safe and supportive environment. Tammy holds an MS in Industrial Organizational Psychology.

Lauren McNally is Director of AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center, overseeing the strategic direction of WLC including membership, content and corporate initiatives, working with individuals and organizations to prepare women for advancement. Prior to coming to AMA, she was with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) where she led member engagement marketing, communications, creative, and event branding. Upon NAPW’s merger with Professional Diversity Network, Lauren became the Director of Marketing. She graduated cum laude with a BFA in Visual Communication Design from the University of Hartford.

Alana M. Hill, PMP is international change leadership expert, inspiring professionals to lead change in their lives and their organizations. She is a passionate energy industry veteran who has paved the way for women leaders behind her. Her experience as an engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) in talent development provides real‐world insight into how people and teams can excel, even in uncertainty. Throughout her career, Alana has led diverse teams and delivered high-impact workshops all over the world!

She is an engaging and dynamic keynote speaker, appealing to audiences of various types and sizes. She is the author of What’s Your Catalyst? The Power of Managed Change where she guides her readers to discover how purpose and passion can impact their leadership at home and at work.

With over 20 years of corporate leadership and training expertise, Alana helps individuals and organizations accomplish their goals by utilizing sharp analysis, strategic planning, and interpersonal skills development; and she promotes behavior styles and conflict resolution techniques to improve team dynamics and performance. Alana provides her clients with a combination of critical thinking and compassionate leadership, which she labels “Leading Change the Ms. Engineer Way”. Her clients have included Fortune 500 companies, small technology firms, churches, and non-profits. Her adaptability makes her an asset across the professional spectrum.

Before establishing 2Hill Consulting Services in 2006, Alana enjoyed a colorful career with Schlumberger advancing from a Field Engineer to a Program Manager. In her tenure with the oilfield services giant, she not only managed multiple technology implementations, she also learned to drive an 18-wheeler! Alana holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and has numerous accomplishments in talent development.

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