Roslyn M. Brock, the youngest person and fourth woman to chair the National Board of Directors for the NAACP, will address sold out crowd at MGM Resorts Foundation’s WLC 2017
LAS VEGAS, July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Roslyn M. Brock, the youngest person to be elected to chair the National Board of Directors of the NAACP, will be a featured keynote speaker during the MGM Resorts Foundation’s 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) August 7-8 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas Conference Center.
Acclaimed investigative journalist and author Lisa Ling opens the conference as keynote, presenting to sold-out audience; CNN’s Natalie Allen returns as host at MGM Grand Conference Center August 7 & 8
LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ –Three women at the top of their fields will offer insights into leadership and advancing in the workplace during a featured panel at MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) Aug. 7 & 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
Now its 11th year, the conference has sold out for the fourth year in a row. More than 1,000 people are registered to attend the two-day event, which offers attendees custom-designed programming to help them grow their careers.
Mike Todasco tossed a bunch of cardboard VR headset kits onto a table, welcoming the roomful of PayPal employees with a smile and sharing the lone rule for the next hour.
“You don’t get to keep your reader unless you give me at least one idea,” joked Todasco, PayPal’s Director of Innovation, as the group eagerly ripped the boxes open and prepped their headsets. “This is exciting stuff so let’s think about new ways to use virtual reality.”
At Yum!, we aim to unlock the true potential in all of our employees by investing in both their professional and personal development through our holistic performance management process called the Building People Capability (BPC) cycle.
The BPC cycle provides interactive and customized programs throughout the year that grow our people while supporting our mission to build the world’s most loved, trusted and fastest growing restaurant brands. In fact, one of our four growth drivers is to build Unrivaled Culture and Talent.
A strong company requires core values, exceptional leaders and dedicated employees, among other attributes. Unfortunately professional development for employees is often overlooked despite its highly beneficial impact on company performance. Industry leaders know that professional development is necessary to help employees achieve their full potential.
It's not in her job title, but PayPal's Jayashree Sundaresan is a technology leader as well as a people person. Personal success, she says, is to help others succeed – from guiding her engineers as Director of Global Operations Product Development, to mentoring women re-entering the tech world. It all starts with her relentless energy, which she applies to leading successful projects at work to exercising (she has a mean badminton game), to event planning in her community and even singing.
PayPal manager Heather Holcomb, a former U.S. Marine, knows how challenging re-entering civilian life can be while searching for the next career path. After spending four years in the military, Heather, 29, hoped her experience would be a straight shot to a job in communications technology. Unfortunately, she struggled to gain traction. Without a degree in applied technology or engineering, her hands-on experience didn’t seem to resonate with employers.
“When you’re in a movement, you don't hold your finger to the wind,” Gloria Steinem told the rapt audience. “You become the wind.” Or, put another way, “If you feel you’re pushing a rock uphill, throw it.”