PALO ALTO - 2018


WILpower 2018 Workshops


Jan. 19, 2018 - Welcome & WILpower Networking: Get an overview of the 2018 WILpower program, learn about WILpower Rings, meet your fellow participants and get introduced to some networking skills as we kick off another fabulous year of WILpower!


  • Speakers:

    • Karen Williams, President, LWT Board; VP, Head of Global Trademarks, Anti-Piracy, Copyright & Trade Secrets, SAP

    • Sue Bunnell, Director of WILpower Program, LWT Board; Sr. V.P. & Managing Counsel, Wells Fargo

Feb.16, 2018 - Building Your Leadership Brand: Experience a seismic shift in the way you think about yourself and your ability to lead during this energizing, insightful, and interactive session.


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March 16, 2018 - You Are the Product: Talking about yourself in compelling terms is hard. It is, however, critical. Learn how to speak about yourself in various situations from networking to social tools.



April 20, 2018 - Projecting Credibility and Confidence: Leadership presence. Personal power. We know these qualities when we see them, but what are the cues that create these impressions?


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May 18, 2018 - Leveraging Your Leadership Competencies: Learn about the top leadership competencies for the future, discuss competencies that are viewed as male vs. female and risks of that framing, assess your own top competencies and plan to develop them.



June 22, 2018 - Negotiate for Success: Negotiators face common challenges, whether in professional or everyday life. Hear research findings and practical tips to give you the knowledge and confidence to ask for what you need and maximize results.


Aug 22, 2018 - Resume Workshop: We’ll give you time to mingle – maybe you even will be inspired to practice your elevator pitch? Then we’ll explain how our expert resume reviewers will do their speedy once-overs and provide suggestions. There will also be a professional photographer on site to take a new headshot just for you! So, come dressed for your headshot and ready to talk about, think about and write about you!   Note: Weds. Evening event, runs from 5:30 - 7:30 PM


August - No Programming: WILpower Summer Break


Sept 21, 2018 - Practical Emotional Intelligence: During this session we will actively define and develop emotional intelligence and focus on a key, practical tool to immediately increase your capacity to handle any difficult situation.

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Oct. 19, 2018 - Leading Change: Change is the new normal. Explore the skills needed and challenges in becoming an effective change agent.



Nov. 7, 2018 - Graduation Party: Celebrate the priceless investment you’ve made in yourself this year as well as the new connections you’ve made through the WILpower program.


  • Location:

    • RWC Women's Club

Unforeseen circumstances may require a change in program details or schedule.  We will provide notice as far in advance as possible if such a change becomes necessary.