Career advancement is something most people think about and want from their employers. But what does it take to navigate the proverbial corporate ladder? In this session, five women shared their different experiences working in industry and will describe what they did to pursue their professional goals, and what their employers did to support their career development. Research and strategies were shared to demonstrate what organizations can do to fix the “broken rung,” which impacts women early in entry-level leadership roles.
LaSonja Smith, Vice President of Cloud Support, Hyland
Cari Molnar, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, 3M Medina Manufacturing
Meghan Bates, President, Luke Engineering
Jennifer Varanese, Global Account Sales Director, Oswald Companies
Jennie Lopez, Associate VP, Global Talent Acquisition, Eli Lilly and Company
Kathy Sullivan, Principal and Owner, Talent Principles