Key4Women Wisdom Wednesdays

Key4Women presents an educational 30-minute conference call series
This monthly series will take place the last Wednesday of each month through October 2015. All events are held
at 12 PM ET with time allotted for Q&A. Dial-in for tips and trends from nationally recognized speakers on business, marketing, leadership, and more.

Wisdom Wednesday sessions are offered free of charge, and you can sign-up for the entire series.

April 29, 2015: How to fast track your career with international experience!

Speakers: Sapna Welsh and Caroline Kersten, partners at Leverage HR

Find out how international experience can accelerate your career to give you a competitive advantage! Join this year’s first Key4Women Wisdom Wednesday to explore how to leverage your international experience to stand out in a crowd and fast track your career.

In this session you will learn:

  • The power of international experience!
  • How to create your international brand – position your international experience as a benefit for any employer.
  • About the power of an international network

Sapna Welsh and Caroline Kersten are partners at Leverage HR, where they specialize in global women’s leadership development. Their firm’s programs and coaching have proven to increase the percentage of women leaders and decrease ramp up time. They have worked with organizations from various sectors and nations including: JP Morgan Chase, RaboBank, Deloitte and Touche, KPMG, The Ohio State University, Academy for International Education, and Thyssen Krupp.

Sapna and Caroline are dedicated to increasing the number of women leaders in the talent pipelines of organizations through innovative approaches, such as retaining women during critical professional transitions and fast-tracking women through international work.

  • They recently authored Worldly Women – The New Leadership Profile. The book and research have been recognized by international and industry press including the Huffington Post, SHRM Global HR Trends and T&D Magazine.
  • They frequently speak at international forums on talent management trends and women in leadership ranging from Warsaw, Poland to Constance, Germany. Venues include TEDx, UN International Women’s Day, AIESEC Global Conference, Dialogin, and various women’s professional networks.

April 29: How to fast track your career with international experience!
Speakers: Sapna Welsh and Caroline Kersten, partners at Leverage HR
getAbstract book summary: Worldly Women The New Leadership Profile; How to Expatriate With Excellence (PDF)

May 27: Celebrating Small Business Month: Debunking the Myths around Small Business Administration loans
Speaker: John Moshier, KeyBank National SBA Manager

June 24: How “equity expertise” can boost a corporate or entrepreneurial career for women
Speaker: Susan Schreter, CEO of Start on Purpose

July 29: Worksite Wellness: How Health Affects Your Business's Bottom Line
Speaker: Mary Purdy, MS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr University, Seattle.

August 26: Title: TBD
Speaker: Tonya Tiggett, Promoting University, LLC

September 30: From Passenger to Driver: Women's Wealth Drives Bold Philanthropy
Speaker: Dr. Mesch, Director of Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

October 28: Leveraging LinkedIn: How a Powerful Profile Can Help You Grow Your Business
Speaker: Debra Jasper, Mindset Digital