When Women Lead

When Women Lead

When Women Lead

8:30 am - 11:45 am

Aqua Turf Club

Join CBIA for our annual women’s leadership summit, created to uplift and empower the diverse voices shaping the state’s future.

Catherine Stempien, AVANGRID’s first woman president and CEO, talks about how she broke through the glass ceiling to lead the energy company’s largest business unit.

The Jackson Laboratory’s Lisa Roy, Westminster Tool’s Hillary Thomas, and Hartford Public High School principal Flora Padrodiscuss paving the way for other women to find meaningful careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

CBIA’s Ashley Zane guides you through a critical conversation with our state’s changemakers as they tackle workforce challenges head-on this year. State representatives Tammy Exum and Tammy Nuccio and state senators Christine Cohen and Heather Somerswill be candid, sharing their personal leadership journeys.

And you’ll want to stick around as licensed clinical social worker and TEDx featured speaker Jelan Agnew of the Copper Beech Institute shares strategies for self-preservation in the office and beyond.

Join hundreds of others for a morning of networking and thoughtful conversations.