Today’s professionals need to be engaged to perform effectively—and every employee wants to feel heard and supported in order to sustain interest and advance their careers.
Please join the AMA Women’s Leadership Center (WLC) for a live, in-person panel discussion in NYC, as we report on the results of AMA WLC’s latest survey on workplace engagement. We’ll dive into the differences among genders in the workplace regarding their career growth, promotions, ability to be heard, taking on extra responsibilities, setting boundaries and more.
You’ll get actionable insights from experts as to how your company can engage and retain top talent through development and equitable practices.
- 8:30 am Breakfast and Networking
- 9:00 am Welcome and Presentation: Developing Women Leaders in Today’s Evolving Workplace
- 9:45 am Additional Networking
- 10:00 am Adjournment
If you’re a leader of people or leading a women’s development program, or an HR, L&D, training or diversity, equity and inclusion professional—this event is for you!
While this event is complimentary to attend, registration is required.
AMA Executive Conference Center
New York, NY 10019
Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Signature Bank
Keisha Hutchinson is Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Signature Bank. In this role she is responsible for overseeing risk management, compliance and information security for the Bank.
Prior to joining the Bank, Keisha was an audit Partner with KPMG, where she began her career after completing her undergraduate degree at Montclair State University. Keisha has more than 19 years of financial services audit experience, covering areas such as financial statements, internal controls, risk assessments, SEC and capital market reporting, regulatory compliance, and governance and due diligence. Keisha served as a mentor to a number of colleagues, leading her local office's KPMG Network of Women as well as the African Ancestry Business Resource Group.
Joining the Signature Bank team transitioned Keisha into a new phase of her career, focusing on enterprise wide risk management. Keisha serves on the Social Impact Management Committee and various Sub-Committees, including the Women's Council Steering Committee.
Global Director of Advisory Services, Perkins&Will Founder, WomanUp
Leigh Stringer is a workplace expert and researcher, working with a wide range of clients to help them create sustainable and high-performing workplace environments that enhance well-being and human performance. Her work has been covered by CNN, Good Morning America, BBC News, The Globe and Mail, Fortune, Working Mother and Outside Magazine and many others. She is the Global Director of Advisory Services at Perkins&Will, a large architectural design firm. She is the author of two bestselling books, The Green Workplace and The Healthy Workplace. She is featured the documentary, “The Workplace Garden,” about the stresses and challenges of our modern work-life, produced by Conscious Content Media.
Leigh writes for mainstream and industry-specific media and speaks regularly about her work and been a keynote/featured speaker for CoreNet, ULI, IFMA, AIA, Health Care Design, SCUP, Women in Construction, the Center for Workplace Innovation, the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), the U.S. Green Building Council and many others. Leigh is the founder of WomanUp.org, an activist network of hundreds of thousands of women, stepping up to fight for progressive causes and candidates.
Wendy Williams, SHRM-CP
Manager, Human Resource Business Partner
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Wendy Williams thrives off of empowering others to own their worth, use their voice, and advocate for themselves. She has over 30 years of experience in various industries, such as banking, media and transportation. Wendy has held several leadership positions, including Assistant Branch Manager, Senior Leadership Trainer, Human Resource Business Partner Manager, Senior Social Media Manager, Workforce Development Manager, and Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
In Wendy’s current role as a Human Resource Business Partner Manager for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, she collaborates with colleagues on the design, development, and implementation of HR programs, employee engagement, and polices, and procedures.
Wendy is currently earning her graduate degree in human resource management and holds a BA in Business Management. She is a Society Human Resources Management-CP, MBTI Certified Instructor, a Certified Professional Development Coach, and has certificates in Instructional Design and HR Management.
Director, AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center
Lauren McNally is the Director of the American Management Association’s Women’s Leadership Center (WLC), providing professional women leading content and development programs that position them for ongoing growth. Lauren is energized by supporting organizations that are working to develop women for future advancement through community and meaningful education.
Lauren speaks on topics for women and diversity, equity and inclusion through WLC, Training.com, HR.com, ATD conferences and other virtual events. Prior to coming to AMA, Lauren led marketing efforts for the National Association of Professional Women and Professional Diversity Network.