Special Events

HER Women's Luncheon - Cedar Rapids

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Join us on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at The Hotel Kirkwood Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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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 Presidents and CEO’s of successful businesses in the Corridor. Moderator, Meegan Hofmeister, Founder of The Dostal House. Panelists include Alyx Coble Frakes, CEO, The Agenda Period. Laurie Hamen, President, Mount Mercy University. Julie Hein, CEO KZIA, Inc. Kimberley Lehrman, CEO, Communications Engineering Company (CEC). 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: Kelly.buchanan@thegazette.com or 319-368-8961.



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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