Leadercast Women

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Best Western Plus Nor'Wester Hotel and Conference Centre
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Leadership Thunder Bay presents Leadercast Women. Please click here to see the poster for details of the event.

Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world.  Encouraged by the success of its premier Leadercast event staged with the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce last May, Leadership Thunder Bay is hosting the first-ever Leadercast Women event this October 5 at the Best Western Nor’Wester Resort Hotel. 

Presenters will include Bernice King, CEO, The King Center; Founder, Be A King; Author, “Hard Questions, Heart Answers” and the proud daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. Through her work at the King Center, Ms. King has continued to educate youth and adults about the nonviolence principles modeled by her parents. Today, she continues to expand and enhance The King Center’s Nonviolence 365 Education and Training initiatives. She is dedicated to fulfilling the calling of taking her parent’s legacy and The King Center into a new era.

 Attendees will also hear from Jan Smith, dubbed “Mama Jan” by Usher, multi-Grammy awarded hip-hop and R&B artist and the world’s premier vocal producer and instructor. With over 26 years’ experience in the music industry as an artist and mentor, she is a Grammy-nominated producer and Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee. In addition to being a creative force for vocal excellence, Smith is a visionary executive working across entertainment to reboot the music industry into an artist-driven business. She was named by Billboard as one of the top 100 women in music business.

Ginger Hardage, Former Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications, Southwest Airlines will also take the stage.  Hardage was responsible for the actions that led to Southwest being featured on Fortune’s Top 10 “Most Admired Companies in the World.”  Leadercast Women will also feature Molly Fletcher, former top sports agent and author, Jenn Lim, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer, Delivering Happiness and Laura Vanderkam, author of “I Know How She Does It” and “What Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast”, among several other presenters.

To register, visit:  www.leadershiptb.com/leadercast.