2020 Women in Careers Conference

Mentees with Ambition

9am-3pm | Fri. April 6 | Fee: N25,000 (Only 100 tickets)

The JO100YPN Programme is proud to host the event of the year for women: Women in Careers - Designing Your Future. This conference offers attendees the opportunity to hear from and connect with prominent women leaders who have achieved both personal and professional success.

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As women navigate the path of higher management positions, they are challenged to proactively manage their growth and development to prepare for the leadership roles they desire. Female professionals need to increase their leadership capacity and prepare themselves for success in the workplace. This conference will connect both men and women with ideas and best practices, recognized thought leaders, resources and solutions, and peers. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of one of the JO100YPN Program’s biggest and best program yet. Check out the program details and register today!

Attending this free conference will help you leverage your unique strengths and qualities to thrive and succeed in your current and future leadership roles. You will:

  • Learn how to drive your career through thoughtful and effective leadership.
  • Learn how communication skills can be a pathway to career success.
  • Gain an understanding of some of the issues that women face in various career paths, especially ones where women are underrepresented or have difficulty obtaining leadership positions.
  • Understand how important it is to align your personal values with your everyday leadership behaviors.
  • Strengthen your network with successful women including JO100YPN alumnae and community leaders.


Why attend the Women in Career Conference?

  • Attend the conference and prepare for the future
  • Learning experience: more than four hours' worth of thought-provoking session presentations and panel discussions from recognized thought-leaders
  • Lunch: Don't miss this opportunity to expand your network. Registered attendees will receive a complimentary lunch.
  • Peer-to-peer idea sharing: networking opportunities that leverage the knowledge and experience of many professionals from across the local market

Who should attend?

  • Female or male college students
  • Female young professionals
  • Females of any age interested in career growth
  • Men who are supportive of women in leadership
  • Human resource executives
  • Supervisors, Managers, and Executive Leaders

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Questions? Contact JO100YPN at +234-809-091-1152 | jo100ypn@gmail.com

Agenda ‌‌

8 AM - 9 AM | Registration and Check-In for Conference

9 AM - 9:15 AM | Opening Remarks/Welcome
9:15 AM - 10 AM | Opening Session
==> Designing a Life Well Lived: Simplifying Work-Life Balance to Cherish What Matters Most
==> How Women Leaders Build Successful Companies and Communities
==> Propelling Women’s Careers: A Developmental Network Approach
==> Mentorship Experiences that Make the Difference!
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Speed Networking & Coffee break
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | Second Session:
==> Evolving Role of Leading Women
==> Leading Through Innovation
==> Make It Worth It: Find & Do What You Love
==> Building and Protecting your Personal Brand
11:15 AM - 12:15 AM | Panel 1 Discussion
==> Permission to Lead, Follow and Thrive
==> Random Thoughts from Insanely Successful Women
==> Juggling Whilst Climbing a Mountain
==> Communication Skill: A Pathway to Career Success
12:15 AM - 1:15 PM | Lunch for all registered attendees
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM | Panel 2 Discussion
==> How to Chart a Course for Success in the Corporate World
==> Emerging Leaders: How to be Successful by Embracing Change
==> Investing In Your Future & Owning Your Destiny
==> Emotional Intelligence: A Core Competency for Great Leadership
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Closing Session
==> Build Your Winning Career Game Plan
==> Keep Your Eyes On Your Own Paper (Certifications)
==> You, Them, Us…Leadership in Practice
==> Power and Pearls: A Conversation on Women and Career Advancement
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM | Closing Remarks
NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.

Speakers ‌‌

Venue ‌‌

Conference Highlights ‌‌

Please select the year below to view material from that conference including book recommendations, photos, videos, and more!

Recommended Reading Book List
"A Simplified Life" by Emily Ley "Grace Not Perfection" by Emily Ley "Pivot Point: How to Buld a Winning Career Game Plan" by Julie Kratz "ONE: How Male Allies Support Women for Gender Equality" by Julie Kratz "Start with Why" by Simon Sinek "Against the Grain" by Miles Miller "Tao of Jeet Kune Do" by Bruce Lee "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein "Finite and Infinite Games" by James Carse "The Inner Game of Tennis" by Timothy Gallway "Swimming with the Sharks without being Eaten Alive" by Harvey Mackay "Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten" by Robert Fulgum "You Are a Brand: In Person and Online, How Smart People Brand Themselves for Business Success" by Cathering Kaputa "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie "Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living" by Shauna Niequist "Traveling Mercies" by Anne Lamott "Just Mercy" by Bryon Stephen "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg "The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg "Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action" by Simon Sinek "Switch - How to Change Things When Change Is Hard" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath "The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are" by Brene Brown "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy" by Jon Gordon "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie "Lean In...Women, Work and the Will to Lead" by Sheryl Sandberg "The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law" by Norm Goldstein "Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life" by Dr. Spencer Johnson "The Investment Answer" by Daniel C. Goldie & Gordon S. Murray "Failing Forward" by John Maxwell "John Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership" by John Maxwell "The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy" by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell "Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success" by Sylvia Ann Hewlett "The Customer Comes Second" by Diane McFerrin Peters and Hal Rosenbluth "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand "The Business Model Innovation Factory" by Saul Kaplan “Intentional Living: Choosing a Life That Matters” by John Maxwell “Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?” by Seth Godin “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek "The Art of Leadership" by George Manning and Kent Curtis "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" by Susan Cain "Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers", by James Hume "Leading Change", by John P. Kotter "Hardwiring Excellence", by Quint Studer "The Secret Handshake", by Kathleen Reardon "How Will You Measure Your Life?", by Clayton M. Christensen "Purpose Driven Life", by Rick Warren "The Strengths Finder", by Tom Rath "The Road Less Traveled", by M. Scott Perry "Why", by Simon Sinek "Primal Leadership", by Daniel Goleman "Lean In", by Sheryl Sandberg "Leaders Eat Last", by Simon Sinek "The Customer Comes Second", by Hal Rosenbluthe “The Fred Factor” by Mark Sanborn “The Servant” by James C. Hunter “5: Where Will You Be Five Years From Today?” by Dan Zadra “The Power of a Praying Woman” by Stormie Omartian “Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence” by Sarah Young “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High” by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler and Laura Roppe “One Minute Manager” by Kenneth Blanchard “Writing that Works” by Walter E. Oliu and Charles T. Brusaw “21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John Maxwell “Be Yourself-Everyone Else is Already Taken-Author” by Mike Robbins “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain “Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader” by Linda A Hill and Kent Lineback “American Icon” by Bryce Hoffman “True North” by Bill George "Appreciative Inquiry" Books “The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential” by John Maxwell “Hardball for Women: Winning at the Game of Business” by Pat Heim "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu "A Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Other resources
TED Talk - "Teach girls bravery, not perfection" by Reshma Saujani
TED Talks by Angela Lee Duckworth
Podcast- Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
Video - http://leanin.org/circles
Harvard Business Review

Career Playbook: Practical Tips for Women in Leadership

Download this FREE publication, courtesy of the Korn Ferry Institute.

Winning Career Game Plan Guides
As a special gift to our upcoming WIC conference attendees, please enjoy these Winning Career Game Plan aids, by Julie Kratz.

Winning Career Game Plan- PowerPoint
Winning Career Game Plan- Workbook
Winning Career Game Plan- Worksheet