Upcoming Events

Executives in Workers’ Comp Pre-Conference Event: Financial Acumen

When: Monday, April 22, 2019, 1:00pm – 5:00pm (PST)
Where: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, Huntington Beach, California
Career advancement depends on business, strategic, and financial acumen. This session will take a deeper dive into financial acumen. Each speaker will deliver a 10 min financial case study followed by team collaboration at the each table. Speakers include Stephanie Narvades, CFO of HeathE Systems; Lisa Hannusch, Former CEO of Unimed; Nicole Sauk, CFO of Ametros; and Jennifer Hinshaw, Chief Product and Strategy Officer of Paradigm Solutions. Happy hour to follow! 

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Atlanta Spring Luncheon: Understanding the Importance of Financial Acumen

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 11:00am – 2:00pm (EST)
Where: Maggiano’s Perimeter Mall – Atlanta, Georgia
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, studies have shown that financial acumen is critical to your success.

Our Financial Acumen session will provide detail about the importance of understanding profit and loss statements, successful budgeting, and business and division performance metrics. As an added bonus, a photographer will be setup at the event taking professional headshots for attendees.

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Scottsdale Spring Event

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5:00pm – 7:00pm (MST)
Where: P.F. Chang’s Corporate Headquarters – 8377 E. Hartford Dr, 2nd Floor, Scottsdale, Arizona
Join the Arizona ambassadors for an evening of appetizers, networking, and goal setting as we hear from Kimberly Davids, the first female General Manager at The Weitz Company. Kimberly was recognized as a National Top 20 under 40 by Engineering News-Record for her ability to organize and lead projects.

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Minnesota: The Humanity of Claims

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:00am – 9:30am (CST)
Where: SFM – 3500 American Blvd W, 6th Floor Training Room, Bloomington, Minnesota
Join the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation for a morning of motivation as we Re-Launch the Minnesota chapter. We will be welcoming Claire Muselman, Continental Western Group’s Director of the Worker’s Recovery Unit. Claire will be speaking on the Humanity of Claims: Keeping Compassion in Workers’ Compensation. How do we ensure that our words and interactions in the workers’ compensation process not lose 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?

Come for networking, thought-provoking discussion & continental breakfast. Registration opens at 7:45am, event 8:00am to 9:30am.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Mallory Lamb at Mallory.Lamb@Optum.com or Kathy Bray at Kathy.Bray@sfmic.com.

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Phoenix: Golf Clinic

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 5:00pm – 6:30pm (PST)
Where: Stone Creek Golf Club – 4435 E Paradise Village Pkwy S, Phoenix, Arizona
Have ever wanted to learn to play golf? Just want to brush up on your technique? Join the Phoenix ambassadors and LPGA Professional Ellie Gibson for lessons! The lessons are free – just pay $5 for your bucket of balls. 

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2019 RIMS Post-Conference Event: Rise & Resilience

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:30am – 12:00pm (EST)
Where: Hyatt Regency Boston – Boston, Massachusetts
Join the Alliance after RIMS in Boston for a post-conference session featuring keynote speaker Rebekah Gregory, Boston Marathon bombing survivor, on the Rise & Resilience she demonstrated to regain control of her life after she lost her leg. Attendees will receive a copy of her book, Taking My Life Back. We will also introduce the new Employer Advisory Committee. Shuttle service to the Hyatt Regency will be available.

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Triangle Chapter: Speed Mentoring & Networking Event

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5:30pm – 7:00pm (EST)
Where: Clouds Brewery – 126 N West Street, Raleigh, North Carolina
Join the Triangle chapter of the Alliance for our exciting spring event. Speed Mentoring and Networking is a fast-paced and fun way to interact with other women in our industry. Our thoughtful exercises are designed to connect women at all experience levels and in all areas of the workers’ compensation community.

Contact Katelyn Babson for more information at kbabson@cshlaw.com. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Chicago Event: Using Emotional Intelligence for Success

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 8:00am – 11:30am (CST)
Where: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab – Chicago, Illinois

Business acumen alone is not enough to lead teams, retain and develop staff, and drive performance. Successful leaders have strong emotional intelligence. Recognized for lifting their teams to new heights, leaders with strong emotional intelligence are flexible and adapt to new situations, and are known for being transparent and empathetic. Emotional intelligence can be learned and developed over time.

Delivering the keynote is Andy Kindler, a career coach who has developed many prominent leaders in our industry. We will learn about emotional intelligence and key components of this critical soft skill. Following the keynote is a moderated panel of industry stakeholders sharing their insights on emotional intelligence in the workplace. Registration opens at 8am with the welcome at 8:30am. Visit the event page for more details on speakers and the agenda.

This event in Chicago takes place the morning before the CLM Conference kicks off. Join us whether you are part of the conference or just in town!

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Charlotte: Work-Life Balance

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:30pm – 7:30pm (EST)
Where: Olde Providence Swim and Racquet Club – Charlotte, North Carolina
Join the Charlotte Chapter for a spring event to hear from our panel on how they manage to find balance between their personal life and developing a successful career. Dinner and drinks will be provided. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. contact ambassador Josie Sanctis for details.

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Northern California Inaugural Mixer

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 4:30pm – 7:00pm (PST)
Where: Revolution Winery & Kitchen – Sacramento, California
The Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation, Northern California chapter is excited to have you join us in celebrating our inaugural event!

We invite you to join us for light food and delicious wine at local gem, Revolution Winery and Kitchen. Experience the best of “Sacramento Terroir” as we mingle and get to know other professionals in our home base in a laid-back setting. Too often networking events hosted in our area are led by competition of sales, and lack idea sharing or expression of thought for current events in our community. We invite you to come with an open mind and empty stomach and leave filled with a sense of community among industry professionals at many levels. Inclusivity is valued highly among our organization, and we encourage you to share your thoughts on topics of daily operations as well as what’s coming around the bend for the future of our industry.

Attendance, dinner, and drinks (up to 2): complimentary. Experience: priceless. See you there!
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact ambassador Danielle Troxel for details.

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2019 WCI Conference Event: Rise & Resilience 

When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:30am – 12:00PM (EST)
Where: Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Florida

The Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation is proud to bring the WCI conference attendees an empowering and inspirational leadership breakout, Rise and Resilience.

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? In the opening session 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.

During the keynote you will hear from Jeannette Walls, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Glass Castle. On stage, Jeannette will share her resilient journey in pursuit of authenticity, revealing the power of courage and determination in overcoming unimaginable obstacles. The audience will realize the power of the human spirit as she inspires courage in the face of new and longstanding fears, and reveals how our weaknesses can be our greatest strengths.
Come dressed for success and have your professional headshot updated.

For more details on the WCI Conference, visit the conference website.

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Save the Date: 2019 Comp Laude® Conference Event: Future of Work

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Where: Pasea Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, California

More details coming soon. Save the date for the 2019 event.

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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.