CREW PHILADELPHIA commercial real estate women

Getting a Seat at the Table: What Makes an Effective Leader

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm

Ballard Spahr - 1735 Market St, 51st Floor, Philadelphia

Cost: $55 CREW Members / $75 Nonmembers if registered by 4pm Tuesday, January 16th

Getting A Seat at the Table – What Makes an Effective Leader

Do you want to elevate your career and boost your leadership skills by making sure your voice is heard? Learn the traits of highly effective leaders who with integrity, effectively utilize confidence, take action, exhibit good communication, support and facilitate their team, and are decisive, accountable and optimistic. Dive into how developing these traits and skills will get you into meetings, create effective solutions, raise your profile and allow you to be viewed as someone who has what it takes to be a trailblazer in your company. Also learn the steps you can take to position yourself as a leader at any stage of your career in this interactive, engaging session. Lunch is included.

Reservations requested by 4pm Tuesday, January 16th.
Reservations after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis. There will be a surcharge of $20 after the registration deadline and onsite for walk-ins the day of the event.

About the speaker:

Robyn Forman Pollack, Esq. is CEO and Founder of Trellis. A business strategist with an expertise in diversity and inclusion, Robyn increases financial return by teaching organizations to leverage their D&I Initiatives more effectively. Through the development of customized and integrated diversity and inclusion solutions, she maximizes attraction and retention of talent and clients, prevents diversity crisis and creates competitive advantage. Robyn brings years of experience working with businesses as a restructuring attorney and believes that business goals, objectives and strategies can best be achieved in an inclusive culture.

Robyn has been actively involved in diversity issues for over fifteen years and has developed a variety of networking opportunities specifically for women. She has lectured extensively on issues of diversity and inclusion, best practices, communication, team collaboration, networking, negotiation and effective leadership, and created the Turnaround Management Association’s Global Network of Women Committee. Robyn is a board member of the NAWBO Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs, the Turnaround Management Association Philadelphia Chapter and serves on the Envestnet Institute on Campus (EIOC) Women in Wealth Management leadership team. Robyn is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy (PSPS) and is an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Robyn earned a B.A. from Temple University, summa cum laude and a J.D. from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, cum laude.

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