Who It’s For
Women of all levels; class is put into coaching groups with peers with similar levels of experience
Why this Course
The capacity to express your authentic views, negotiate for what you want, showcase your business acumen, and share your ideas can accelerate your career as well as your team’s growth. In this session, we will start by examining why it can be hard to find your own voice. Then we’ll show you ways you can challenge yourself and those you influence to amp up the courage and confidence to overcome barriers to reaching your full potential.
- Learn how to grow self-awareness in order to find your authentic voice
- Understand how gender, culture, and power structures can affect your ability to speak and be heard (and what to do about it)
- Practice negotiation skills and using data to build the case for your solutions
- Identify high leverage opportunities where speaking up can be most impactful
March 20, 2020 | 1 Full Day ($450)
Leadership Louisville Center members receive $50 off – contact us for discount code.
Become a Green Room package holder and receive discounts of up to 20%.
About the facilitators
Cynthia Knapek has been an active civic leader in Louisville for over 20 years. In 2012, she was named President of the Leadership Louisville Center, only the fifth director the organization has had since its founding in 1979.
Before joining the Center, she was Executive Director of Brightside, an innovative public/private partnership that works to build civic pride and keep Louisville clean and green. Cynthia was named to Business First’s Top 40 Leaders Under 40 in 2001 and recognized as Today’s Woman’s “Way to Go Woman” in 2006. She was a founding member and the first president of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville. She is a graduate of the Bingham Fellows Class of 2009 and of Leadership Network in 2006.
Cynthia is active in many community organizations and serves on the boards of the University of Louisville Alumni Association, the Mayor’s Commission on Public Art, the Catholic Education Foundation and on the advisory board for the Young Professionals Association of Louisville. Cynthia holds her masters and undergraduate degrees from the University of Louisville.
Lisa Zangari is Vice President of the Leadership Louisville Center and a frequent speaker at events and conferences around the region. She oversees the design and launch of new leadership programs and experiences for a wide range of audiences and facilitates many of the Center’s current professional development and civic programs. In her role, Lisa also helps to cultivate investment in the Center’s mission of inspiring and equipping leaders to be better and do better.
Prior to joining the Center, Lisa worked in New York City as a management consultant and innovation strategist where she partnered closely with Fortune 500 executives to develop new products, launch new ventures and nurture more innovative corporate cultures. She’s designed leadership programs around the world for companies such as AARP, Citibank, Disney, Hasbro, Pfizer, and The Hershey Company. Locally, she’s developed leadership programs for organizations such as Atria Senior Living, Home of the Innocents, the Kentucky Population Health Institute, Texas Roadhouse, and more.
In addition to her work at the Leadership Louisville Center, Lisa serves on the Boards of New Roots, a local food access nonprofit, and the Kentucky Center for the Arts. In 2017, Lisa was recognized as one of Business First’s “20 People to Know in Career Development.”
Continuing Education Credits (CEU)
The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) has pre-approved this workshop for 6.5 re-certification credit hours. This program is also valid for 6.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.
Need more information? Contact Lisa Zangari, or call (502) 561-0458.