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    Denver Golf Event

    When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
    Where: Broken Tee Golf Course – 2101 W Oxford Ave, Englewood, Colorado

    Get ready for the Professionals in Workers’ Compensation Golf Outing with golf lessons brought to you by the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation! Lessons are being offered on 9/12 and 9/18 – space is limited to 30 people for each date so RSVP today! Clinic will involve 3 stations: putting, driving, chipping. Lessons are open to all skill levels, not just those in the outing.

    The cost to play is $25 per person – payment by check must be received by September 5. We will provide instructions on where to send payment to all who are registered. For questions about payment or registration, contact our ambassador Melissa Abate at m.abate@casemedsolutions.com or 845-541-9287.

    Click here to register.





    Webinar: Career Paths Panel with Industry Executives

    When: Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:00am CST
    Where: Online – register for the link to join!

    Have you ever asked yourself, what’s my career path? Are you thinking of taking the next step in your career? Do you worry that you are not on the “right” path? A panel of successful women from different aspects of the workers’ compensation industry will reflect on their career journeys. Each panelist has a unique story to tell, lessons learned, and successes to reflect upon. This is a pre-recorded webinar from the WCI Conference in Orlando, FL on August 14, 2019

    The panel is moderated by Michele Adams of Walt Disney World Resort and features Brittain Bandura of Zurich North America, Susan Emerson of Delta Airlines, Danielle Lisenbey of Broadspire, Claire Muselman of Continental Western Group, and Jennifer Ryon of Prime Health Services.

    Click here to register now.





    Des Moines: Speed Mentoring & Networking Event 

    When: Monday, September 23, 2019, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
    Where: Jasper Winery, Des Moines, Iowa

    The Iowa Chapter of the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation invites you to kick off fall with a fabulous event in downtown Des Moines, Iowa! This Speed Mentoring/Networking event is a series of short, focused conversations including specific questions you may ask different mentors about taking your career path to the next level. There will be 6 different mentoring sessions, each lasting 15 minutes. You will also have a chance to interact with and network with the other mentees at your table. As the mentoring sessions are underway, attendees will engage in networking with other women (and men too!), and workers compensation professionals, at all experience levels and in all areas of the industry.

    Our esteemed industry mentoring panel includes Lisa Gran, Founder & CEO of Splashlight, LLC.; Ryan McIntosh, Director of Subrogation of W. R. Berkley; Chris Mein, AVP of Continental Western Group; Lindsey Mills, Shareholder at Smith Mills; Barb Sullivan, President & COO of EMC Risk Services, and Marisa Tank, CEO of Redwave Communications.

    Registration begins at 5pm, with the program kicking off at 5:15pm with understanding the difference: sponsor, mentor, coach.

    Sponsorships are available. Contact Clare Muselman at cmuselman@cwgins.com for details.

    Click here to register now. Space is limited, so make sure you don’t miss out!





    2019 Comp Laude® Conference Event: Future of Work

    When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00am-12:00pm
    Where: Pasea Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, California

    Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation for our Future of Work event: Connecting You, Your Team, and Results. We will hear from keynote speaker Camille McKinney, a leadership coach, speaker and business consultant at Leveraged Leaders, where she is hired by professional women who want to advance in their career or business without sacrificing who you are or what’s important to you in other areas of your life. We will also hear from a panel of industry experts and have time for connections in action and networking. Click here for a detailed agenda and more info on our speakers.

    Registration begins at 7am. Lunch will be immediately following the session from noon to 1pm. Registration is available with your conference registration or separately below.

    Click here to register now.





    Memphis: Creating Work & Life Balance 

    When: Monday, October 7, 2019, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where: The Union at Sedgwick Global Headquarters – Memphis, Tennessee

    Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation for our next West Tennessee event, sponsored by Homelink, PrimeHealth, and Sedgwick. The workshop will feature speaker Ericka DeBruce, VP of Colleague Experience & Corporate Citizenship at Sedgwick, as she shares her insights on creating work and life balance. Wine and appetizers will be provided in the new Sedgwick Global Headquarters building.

    Click here to register now.






    Jacksonville Kickoff and Networking Mixer 

    When: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:00pm – 7:30pm
    Where: Bread & Board – Jacksonville, Florida

    Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation as we kick off another Florida chapter in Jacksonville. Come to learn about the Alliance and network with other professionals in the area. The event will kick off with our special guest Susan Shemanski, Vice President of Corporate Risk Management at Adecco, as she shares her leadership story. This event is open to men and women – bring your colleagues! Bread & Board is in the historic 5 Points area and offers free parking. Heavy appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

    Sponsorships are available – get your company involved by contacting Amelia Cryan at Amelia_Cryan@onecallcm.com or Kim Radcliffe at Kim_Radcliffe@onecallcm.com.

    Click here to register now.





    Houston Kickoff Speed Mentoring Event 

    When: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    Where: Hotel Sorella-Milano Bar – Houston, Texas

    Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation in Houston as we kick off our Houston chapter! Both men and women across the workers’ comp industry are encouraged to attend to meet each other, network, and learn more about The Alliance. The event will feature speed mentoring, so you can learn from more established professionals or pass some wisdom on. Space is very limited, so register today!

    Sponsorships are available – get your company involved by contacting Connie Edwards at connie.edwards@aon.com or Lisa Hendrix at lisa@hhcmconsult.com.

    Click here to register now.




    Philadelphia Golf Clinic and Outing

    When: Monday, October 21, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
    Where: Bala Golf Club – 2200 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Join us for the second annual golf clinic and outing in Philadelphia! All skill levels are welcome. Golf 9 holes or spend the time with a local pro learning the basics, and step up your game on the course. Light lunch served at 1pm with the golf clinic at 1:30pm. 
    Please bring golf clubs if you have them, but clubs will be available for those without. Golf attire is required for this event.

    Register here – registration required by October 9th. Space is limited. No experience required.






    NWCDC Pre-Conference Event: Learning how to THRIVE and not just survive

    When: Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
    Where: Mandalay Bay Conference Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

    Lisa FordThis year’s Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation leadership workshop is focused on managing change. Change is essential for businesses to grow, expand, and thrive. And while change in the workplace is inevitable, your response to change can hinder or excel your career.

    Keynote speaker Lisa Ford will address adapting to this fast-paced, changing world. She will guide us through our fears around change, why resistance exists, and how to overcome it. Industry panelists will share personal and professional change experiences and offer insights into successfully navigating mergers and acquisitions and making hard decisions with workforce management. 

    Rather than struggling to survive, attendees will learn approaches to successfully manage and thrive through change.

    Click here to register now.





    Philadelphia Development Series: Financial Acumen Workshop

    When: Friday, November 15, 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Where: Comcast NBCUniversal – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    One of the primary reasons women are not promoted to senior positions is the lack of understanding and ownership of business financials. Whether early in your career, mid-level management, or senior leaders, financial acumen is critical for your success. Join us on November 15th to learn more about profit and loss statements, budgeting, and business and division performance metrics in this exclusive event, the first in the developmental series in Philly.

    This event features speakers including Sandy Hill, National Account Manager for Capital Investigating; Faith Mason, Senior Manager WC Claims for Comcast NBCUniversal; Stephanie Narvades, CFO of HealtheSystems; and Nicole Suak, CFO of Ametros.

    Space is extremely limited. Interested parties should contact Morgan Randazzo at mrandazzo@mtiamerica.com about reserving a spot.






    Des Moines: Humanity in Workers’ Compensation

    When: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7:00-9:00am
    Where: Smith Mills Conference Center – 1225 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa

    Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation for a this popular session in Iowa. We will be welcoming Claire Muselman, Continental Western Group’s Director of the Worker’s Recovery Unit and the Iowa ambassador for the Alliance. Claire will be speaking on the Humanity of Workers’ Compensation. How do we ensure that our words and interactions in the workers’ compensation process not loose sight of compassion while still effectively representing our clients’ or employers’ interests? What simple steps can we each take to make our jobs & the industry more positive?

    Registration begins at 7:00am with the speaker beginning at 7:30am.

    Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Claire Muselman at cmuselman@cwgins.com.

    Click here to register.












    Ambassador Program

    The Alliance is seeking local Ambassadors who will become essential to building regional communities in cities around the U.S. Please contact us at events@allianceofwomen.org if you are interested in taking the lead in building a community in your city or industry vertical, or participating in the organization at a leadership level.

    • The ambassador program is for local area networking.
    • Program events are open to all women and men working in the workers’ compensation market and are designed to spark conversation and collaboration with one another.
    • Event types include: networking, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and events linked to regional conferences.
    • Ambassadors are essential to building communities in cities and regions around the U.S.