Special Events

HER Women's Luncheon - Cedar Rapids

Join us on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at The Hotel Kirkwood Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This event was rescheduled from April 16. The HER Women in Business luncheons create opportunities for women to share their experience, strengths and leadership with one another. The program typically features a keynote address followed by a panel discussion featuring 5-6 local business women. The event includes an optional workshop. Join us from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Zach, Executive Career Coach and Producer of the Leader Insight Podcast will speak on “THE POWER OF BRAVE AND COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP.”

LUNCHEON KEYNOTE: Fear can attempt to be a driver, constant companion and barrier between you and your best self. Fear has no power over every day acts of courage, for it is by way of these unsung deeds that the most valuable and important things come to us in life.

At the Next HER Luncheon, we will discuss the power of small acts of courage in the workplace, and the importance they play in shaping the business environment and influencing others to be courageous.

PANEL DISCUSSION: Following the keynote address there will be a panel discussion featuring five successful local business leaders from the Corridor. Moderator, Meegan Hofmeister, Founder of The Dostal House. Panelists include; Lynn Manternach, PHD, Brand Arsonist & President, MindFire Communications;Julie Hein, CEO, KZIA, Inc; Kimberley Lehrman, CEO, Communications Engineering Company (CEC) and Michelle Niermann, President & CEO Unity Point.

WORKSHOP: The workshop that follows the keynote address and panel discussion will get participants started on a path to engaging in daily acts of courage. Participants will identify where they need to be more courageous, whether that is in the work place or in your personal life. We will examine what is getting in the way and what actions to take, to overcome the obstacles that stand between you and your best self.

NETWORKING: Join us in the Atrium at the Hotel Kirkwood for Networking and Registration. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

LUNCHEON AND PANEL DISCUSSION: 11:30- 1:15. Tickets are $37.50

LEARN WORKSHOP: 1:30-2:15. $52.50 includes the luncheon, keynote and panel discussion.

Direct event questions to HER Program Director: Debbie.Scott@thegazette.com or 319-398-8352.



SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR- Mount Mercy University

MAJOR SPONSORS- UFG Insurance and State Farm Insurance Michelle Havener Agency

For sponsorship, opportunities please contact: Debbie.Scott@thegazette.com or 319-398-8352.

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