My Objectives – why did I attend this event?
Key Insights – what did I learn?
Let me start by saying the day was packed full of great insights. I paired down my list to highlight my key lessons.
4 Pillars for professional success
Sejal Patel shared the four pillars that have brought her professional success as part of her Keynote address.
Keep learning - To win in your profession
Maira Benjamin shared great insights on the importance of continuous learning and staying current on developments in your field. To show how important learning is, Sima Patel said: "Gain knowledge to overcome your challenges" and shared her story on how she learned about an area to cross barriers she faced.
Power of building your network
Meral Arik presented three great points about Networks
Women lift-up women
We need to change the narrative of women pulling down other women. The speakers had a theme they mentioned women who helped them on their journey. We were encouraged us to encourage women around us and share our knowledge to support other’s growth.
We need a support system
In various sessions throughout the day, the speakers inspired us to build a support system of your friends, mentors, and sponsors. You do not have to travel on your journey alone. You will win more with a great community.
A good support system will:
My Next Steps - What am I going to do?