ywca greater cleveland

Women's Leadership Conference

The 10th Annual Women's Leadership Conference
Becoming a Transformational Leader

This year we have paired the Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon with the region’s premiere leadership development conference. Come learn how to grow professionally. Expand your network. Increase your capacity to lead. Positively impact your organization. Leave with skills you can put to use immediately.

YWCA Women’s Leadership Institute presents:

Becoming a Transformational Leader
Women’s Leadership Conference
2 – 6 p.m. | April 27, 2015
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Who, What, When, Where and How of Transformational Leadership
The conference will begin with a panel conversation that will support women leaders in becoming or advancing their skills as transformative leaders. The panel will consist of trailblazers, who are, by their accomplishments and impact on others, transformational leaders. They will share experiences, skills and strategy to becoming a transformational leader.

The afternoon will be filled with workshops, sharing concepts and tools to develop behaviors required for this current and future leadership skill:

3 – 3:45 p.m.  and 4-4:45 p.m. Workshops I, II, III and IV


The Four “I’s” of Transformational Leadership:
Idealized Influence
Inspirational Motivation
Individualized Consideration
Intellectual Stimulation

Transformational Leadership: Removing Personal and Organizational Constraints

5 – 6 p.m. Speed Networking Reception
Speed through a reception and speak with some of the most successful women professionals in Greater Cleveland, networking with a toast and tips on becoming transformational leadership


  • Divya Sriram, Leadership Coach; Energy Leadership Master Practitioner; Divya Sriram Coaching & Consulting LLC
  • Susan Fee, Professional Clinical Counselor; Author, The Manager's Motivation Handbook; Susan Fee & Associates, Inc.
  • Maia Beatty, transformational leadership coach & Your Guide to a More Powerful YOU. Creator of the Move Into Your Power online program and author of 5 books, including Dance Into Your Power.
  • DeLores Pressley, America's #1 Confidence Strategist and Founder of the Up Woman Network

Registration (last day to register online is Thursday, April 23, 2015)

 Conference  Luncheon + Conference

YWCA thanks its presenting sponsors:



Peace Justice Freedom Dignity
AlcoaCleveland Airport System
Creekside Financial Advisors LLC
CRU Solutions
Cuyahoga Community College
Forest City
The Huntington National Bank
The Lubrizol Corporation
Parker Hannifin Corporation
PolyOne Corporation

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Grant Thornton LLP
Lake Health
Medical Mutual
Molina Healthcare of Ohio
New Community Bible Fellowship
Northeast Ohio Media Group
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
PNC Bank
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Reminger Co., LPA
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
The Sherwin-Williams Company
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Westfield Insurance
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Indians
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland State University
Dollar Bank
Fairmount Santrol
Jewish Federation of Cleveland
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Thompson Hine LLP
Tucker Ellis LLP



We provide transformative services in three focus areas. Get involved!