THRIVING IN CHAOS 2023 SUMMIT
Date: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Charlotte Art League
4237 Raleigh St, Charlotte, NC 28213
Dr. Mary Hemphill
CEO & Founder of Limitless™ | Leadership Expert & Development Coach
Partner at OneTeam Leadership
PANELISTS & ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS
Community Marketing Manager at Bloomreach
Head of Marketing Strategy and Operations at Vectra AI
Chief Marketing Officer at Bloomreach
Inbound Marketing Strategist, Clariant Creative, Holistic Health Coach, and CWIT Mentorship Lead
Dr. Sharon Jones
President & Co-Founder, CWIT and Founder, Dottie Rose Foundation & the dot. Consulting
Co-Founder, CWIT and Director of Client Services, Clariant Creative Agency
Marketing & Business Development Manager at Calavista Software and CWIT Technology Lead
Senior Product Manager, Lowe's and CWIT Event Committee Lead
More speakers to be announced soon!
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Every year Carolina Women+ in Tech (CWIT) partners with our community partner OneTeam Leadership, along with annual sponsors to bring the community together to learn how to thrive in chaos.
This year we have simplified the ticket offerings and are including our exclusive morning workshop for all attendees. Following the inspiring morning discussion, we’ll have an afternoon of rockstar speakers and panelists, with a bit of networking in between!
This full-day summit is jam-packed with actionable resources, mentorship, and motivation to help move your career forward.
Dress Code: Business Casual
See below for additional FAQs!
BOOST YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CWIT is committed to inspiring people to lean into technology, embrace it as a part of their career and stay committed to a growth mentality. Whether you’re a student, young professional, or C-Suite executive everyone deserves to be empowered to improve our community and workplace.
This event brings together talent and allies who work in the field of tech, leverage technology in their role, or someone who is interested in transitioning into being a techie all together. We are on a mission to create a safe space for people to network, gain and give mentorship, as well as be inspired to pour into our community with their gifts.
Does this sound like you? If so, get your ticket now!
Early Bird (20% Off Through August 31st): $60
General Admission (September 1st – October 2nd): $75
Please reach out to us for bulk ticket discounts and financial assistance needs.
What Does My General Admission Ticket Get?
- Breakfast, Coffee, Tea
- OneTeam Leadership Morning Workshop
- Exhibit Hall Access
- Keynote Speech
- Afternoon Panel Discussion
- Speed Networking Experience
- Happy Hour
Without intention and attention, it can be easy to become disengaged and burned out.
To help alleviate this from occurring, OneTeam Leadership has created a unique program called Thriving in Chaos.
This highly interactive program is designed to help participants restore their energy and learn how to thrive in chaotic environments.
Carolina Women+ in Tech has been collaborating with OneTeam Leadership to serve our members and community with a workshop to facilitate personal and professional reflection paired with accountability and action.
Inspired by the feedback of the past annual workshops, we have turned this experience into a full-day summit.
Developing leaders & leadership in today’s ever-changing post-pandemic social climate requires intentional & strategic efforts that educate & empower. For women in tech specifically, the impact of strategic management, inclusive practice, & a diverse approach to business, leadership, customer, and community-based service is paramount to the success of thriving & innovative learning communities, businesses, and corporations and the organizations that support them. In order to focus on creating new norms & habits that hold equity at the center of its framework for overall professional success and personal fulfillment, women in tech must focus on engagement and achievement to navigate and prepare for the 22nd-century
fast-approaching tech landscape.
Our keynote speaker, Dr. Mary Hemphill, CEO & Founder of Limitless™, will address innovative professional strategies and how to leverage community-based decision-making that supports the Carolinas’ future. Attendees will learn:
- The importance of “grounding” in small to large groups through the power of storytelling
- How to develop one’s position as an advocate & ally personally & professionally
- Strategies for addressing leadership PTSD within a company, team, or department in a way that rebuilds professional relationships
- Toolset to effectively identify equity and digital gaps within various groups that directly impact professional success
|8:00 am to 8:30 am||Check-In & Breakfast|
|8:30 am – 8:50 am||Head to seats and get settled|
|8:50 am – 9:00 am||Welcome Remarks from CWIT + OneTeam Introduction|
|9:00 am – 12:00 pm||OneTeam Leadership Workshop
Speaker: Tom Lane
|12:00 pm-12:45 pm||Lunch & Exhibit Hall Open|
|12:45 pm-1:00 pm||Introduction to Keynote Speaker|
|1:00 pm -2:00 pm||Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Hemphill, CEO & Founder of Limitless™, will address innovative professional strategies and how to leverage community-based decision-making that supports the Carolinas’ future.|
|2:00 pm -2:15 pm||Sponsor Spotlight & Short Break|
|2:15 pm- 2:45 pm||
Panel Discussion: Mentorship and Communication for Women+ in Tech
Moderator: Caitlin Castevens, Co-Founder, CWIT and Director of Client Services, Clariant Creative Agency
|2:45 pm – 3:00 pm||Sponsor Spotlight & Short Break|
|3:00 pm – 3:45 pm||Speed Networking Session|
|3:45 – 5:00 pm||Closing Remarks & Happy Hour: Rachel Green, Founder of Rach Green Cocktails will be serving custom cocktails and mocktails at our Happy Hour!|
Do I need a laptop?
We recommend bringing a notebook to take notes in, but you don’t need your laptop for any of our sessions.
Are food/drinks included?
Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided for our attendees, as well as snacks. Please let us know if you. have any dietary restrictions or allergies at [email protected] with the subject “Thriving in Chaos Diet Restriction.”
What do I wear?
The dress code for the day is business casual. Come comfortable but ready to make a great impression.
Where do I sit?
Seating is open! Feel free to network and make friends!
How can I share my experience online?
We’d love for you to share the day with your friends! Please use our event hashtag – #thrivinginchaos23 or #cwit
What are your accessibility options?
Our main parking lot includes designated and accessible parking spots and curb ramps, as well as elevators in the building.
What happens if I’m running late?
No worries; it happens! Please still join us whenever you are able to arrive. We will have a welcome table at the entrance, and our volunteers will make sure you find us.