Navigate Your Leadership Trajectory for Senior Leaders
Date: Monday, 6 May
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Salon VI, Marriott Hotel

Mentoring relationships have the potential to lead to lasting and positive changes for both people involved, helping them build and strengthen personal brands, leadership and business ethics. If you’ve already had the opportunity to blaze a trail as a leader you have likely built solid relationships along the way—relationships that can be enhanced as a sponsor as well.

A mentor guides and advises. A sponsor elevates and champions others behind closed doors and might also be the one to say “yes!” and make the hiring or buying calls. Sponsorship puts people front and center, building engagement and increasing confidence. According to many research studies, this strategy results in a significant promotion for both parties. Join other OSA leaders at this interactive session to:

1) Identify the benefits of mentoring and sponsorship as a key driver of leadership and employee engagement to build a more inclusive workforce
2) Reflection exercises to better understand the impact that mentors and sponsors have had in your life
3) Evaluate best practices in mentoring and internal strategies to elevate others
4) Nice to have or have to have? Build a business case for mentoring and sponsorship in your organization.
5) Connect and network with at least 5 other executives (many great relationships start here) through Twomentor’s proprietary Flash Mentoring experience based on a journey.

This program is complimentary for OSA Members and there is limited space. Don't forget about our other exclusive member programs at CLEO (https://www.cleoconference.org/home/program/special-events/):
*Professional Development for Busy Professionals: How to get to the C-Suite
*Deliberate Mentoring to Advance Your Career: Special Flash Mentoring Session
*OSA Senior Member Reception

Speaker
Julie Silard Kantor is the founder of Twomentor, LLC, and an ‘all-in’ roll-up your sleeves leader and serial entrepreneur committed to building mentoring cultures to drive employee engagement, retention and elevating a diverse, skilled workforce. Whether in a board room with executives or working with collaborative teams, Julie instills excitement, inspires commitment, and demonstrates an unwavering drive to succeed and see others succeed. Twomentor, LLC, offers outsourced mentoring, mentor certification training, keynotes and more, builds on her 24 years in workforce development and building movements including Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a start-up tech company, and Million Women Mentors. As a sought after global speaker and connector, Julie is well networked to the national community of top business, academic, non-profit, & government leaders. She currently serves on the board of ActiveMinds to reduce the stigma of mental health issues on over 540 college campuses and high schools. Julie lives in Boca Raton FL with her husband, daughter and 10 pound Havanese Naomi.

For questions, please contact Sara Bendoraitis at sbendoraitis@osa.org

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