Elevating Women in the Workforce

November 9, 2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: $595 Per Person

Format: Live Online

Have four or more participants? Contact Monique Combs (mcombs@msci.org or 847.485.3004) for a group discount!

Summary and Program Highlights

Women are an integral part of the business landscape. Unlocking the key to your success is connected to self-awareness and being clear and confident about your strengths. During this program, you will explore strategies to help you own your career path, navigate leadership opportunities, and demonstrate confidence and presence in your role. This workshop is especially beneficial to those new to leadership roles. Key highlights include:

Owning Your Career

  • Reflecting on your strengths, opportunities, and style

Demonstrating Executive Presence

  • Character + Competence
  • The 8 C’s of Executive Presence
  • Speaking for the Right Impact

Navigating Leadership Opportunities

  • The How’s and What’s
  • Dealing with Roadblocks
  • Contributing Factors
  • Prevention
  • Getting Back on Track

Networking Activities within the Session

  • Growth Mindset
  • Personal Plan

Meet the Faculty

Nikita Lawrence is a Business Leader faculty member at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. She is President and CEO of Wealth Success Chamber Enterprises LLC, a professional development and training agency that helps corporations, executives, entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders find relevance, happiness and purpose in their life and work.  She has trained managers for over a decade and now coaches C-suite executives on developing greater confidence, building courageous leadership and creating authentic connections in a changing world.

Nikita believes in promoting diversity in the workplace, enjoys inspiring emerging leaders, and women in business to live a purpose-filled life and help build profitable and thriving organizations. Her passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion was evident in her role as the Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Business Partner at Amazon.

Prior to forming her own company, Nikita was Director of Employee Relations at Levy Restaurants, and served 8 years in areas of increasing responsibility at Walmart, including three years as Market Human Resources Manager.  She is a certified executive coach and the author of The Secret of the Wealth Success Chamber.

She has a BS from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.

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