17th & 18th October 2019

Join us and Level up!

This event offers an enlightening and transformational two day experience designed to manifest your inner power.

About the Convention

The Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business introduces its Women’s Convention 2019 to be held on October 17th & 18th, 2019 at the Mt Hope campus. Created for forward-thinking female professionals and entrepreneurs, this highly engaging and interactive 2-day event seeks to equip women with the increased knowledge, capacity and inspiration to effect the desired change and advancement in both personal and professional spheres. As we encourage women to Level Up!, our internationally and regionally celebrated keynote speakers will share their experiences, strategies and lessons learned on their paths to success in female leadership. Our highly interactive workshops will provide effective and immediate action tools, skills and strategies to allow women to Level Up!

Meet Our Speakers

We are pleased to present two feature speakers for this event, each of which will address some of the unique challenges that women face in both their personal and professional capacities. Best- selling author of The Confidence Factor for Women in Leadership, Carol Sankar will teach the audience about the importance and mastering of self-advocacy as an advancement tool in your professional development, how to package and monetise the value of your professional expertise and experience and how to negotiate without compromising your value.

Carol Sankar

Carol Sankar is an international high level R&D advisor, investor & founder of the Confidence Factor for Leaders. Her research has been featured at The University of Miami, Harvard University, San Jose State University, St Leonard’s College and more.

In addition, Carol has been featured in numerous publications, media outlets and conferences; including recent features in Forbes, SXSW, Essence, Entrepreneur.com, TEDx, The Steve Harvey Show, The TODAY Show, Inc. Magazine, and Working Mother.

Carol holds a degree in Political Science & International History from Hofstra University in New York. Sankar also has earned several professional certifications; including but not limited to, NYS Notary Public, American Bar Association Intellectual Property Executive certification from Long Island University and an American Political Science Fellow.

Today, Carol is an active real estate investor, bestselling author & writer, advisor and the founder of The Confidence Factor for Women in Leadership, which is an executive firm for women leaders and one of the leading global negotiation training platforms for women entitled Increase Your Ask. In addition, she is a leadership contributor for Inc., and Entrepreneur.

Janice Sutherland

Our second feature speaker Janice Sutherland is well known for her international best seller, This Woman Can – The No Bullsh*t Guide for Women who Lead. Drawing on her own experiences in the corporate world, Janice will provide you with solutions to develop self – belief in your capabilities to becoming a high performance leader in both your personal and professional lives. With a pragmatic approach, Janice will teach you that how you can exceed all expectations if you believe in, own and confidently develop your personal power and not wait for empowerment.

Janice Sutherland is the Caribbean’s top women’s leadership expert, executive coach, author and podcast host. Through leadership training and elite-level mentorship, she passionately helps ambitious women to utilise their authenticity to shatter their career glass ceilings around the world and rightfully take their seat at the tables where the important decisions are made.

Over the past 25 years, Janice has held senior executive roles with prestigious multi- nationals and crossed continents to become the first female CEO for the Caribbean’s leading Communications and Entertainment provider.

She is the author of international best-seller This Woman Can – The No Bullsh*t Guide for Women who Lead and is a feature writer for regional publications. Janice is the host of the This Woman Can Podcast, a top business podcast on iTunes, and has coached executives worldwide, as well as being a Cherie Blair Foundation mentor. Janice also keynotes in corporate and non- profit environments on issues relating to leadership, women’s advancement, professional success and work/life alignment.

The Takeaways

Confidence vs. Arrogance – understand and eliminate the stigma for women

Overcome the societal labels to develop your own leadership style

Identify and leverage your personal strengths to overcome your adversities

Develop a blueprint for owning your career on your terms

Understand the importance of self-advocacy and mentorship

Learn how to package and value your professional expertise & experience

Learn how to negotiate for your value without compromising and without conflict

Explore successful approaches to fostering entrepreneurship

Agenda

DAY 1

17th October 2019

8:00am – 9:00am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00am – 9:00am

9:00am – 9:05am

Lok Jack GSB Safety Briefing

9:00am – 9:05am

9:05am – 9:15am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:05am – 9:15am

9:15am – 10:45am

Keynote Address

“This Woman Can! – The Boss Lady Blueprint”

 Janice Sutherland

 Q&A

9:15am – 10:45am

10:45am – 11:00am

Break

10:45am – 11:00am

11:00am – 12:30pm

Keynote Address

“Woman Up! – The Confidence Factor for Women in Leadership”
 Carol Sankar
 Q&A
11:00am – 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

12:30pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Stand up, Speak up! – Forum Discussion

1:30pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Workplace Wellness

3:00pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm – 3:40pm

Closing Remarks

3:30pm – 3:40pm

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Networking & Cocktails

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Join us and Level up!

This event offers an enlightening and transformational two day experience designed to level up.

Agenda

DAY 2

18th October 2019

10:00am – 10:05am

Welcome

10:00am – 10:05am

10:05am – 10:20am

Keynote Address:

“Blending the Brands: Personal and Corporate Brand Alignment”
10:05am – 10:20am

10:20am – 11:30am

Keynote Address

“The Female Twist – Leveraging the Power of the Female Identity”  Q&A
10:20am – 11:30am

11:30am – 12:30pm

Lunch

11:30am – 12:30pm

12:30pm – 3:30pm

Workshops

  • Turning Adversity into Advantage
  • The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit
  • Influencing with Impact
  • Moving the Needle: Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader
12:30pm – 3:30pm

3:30pm – 3:40pm

Closing Remarks

3:30pm – 3:40pm

3:40pm – 4:30pm

Booth/Marketplace Activities

3:40pm – 4:30pm

Pricing

Early Bird

Before August 28th 2019
$ TT$3,500
00
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Regular Pricing

After August 28th 2019
$ TT$4,000
00
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Join us and Level up!

This event offers an enlightening and transformational two day experience designed to level up.

Contact Us

The Arthur Lok Jack Global
School of Business

Woman's Convention

Max Richards Drive,
Uriah Butler Highway North West,
Mount Hope, Trinidad, W.I.
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