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 among distinguished members of the YWCA’s Women of Achievement Academy, 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. Workshops I and II
The Four “I’s” of Transformational Leadership:
Idealized Influence
Inspirational Motivation
Individualized Consideration
Intellectual Stimulation

4 – 4:45 p.m. Workshop II and IV
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


 Conference  Luncheon + Conference

 Thank you to our presenting and supporting sponsors:

YWCA thanks its presenting sponsor:



Peace Justice Freedom Dignity
AlcoaCleveland Airport System
CRU Solutions
Forest City
Huntington Bank
The Lubrizol Company
Parker Hannifin

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Cuyahoga Community College
Grant Thornton LLP
Lake Health
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
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland State University
Dollar Bank
McDonald Hopkins
Thompson Hine LLP
Jewish Federation of Cleveland



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