Speaker: angel henry
Company: Genesys

How Do I Get Adopted?

"It takes someone that already has a sit at the table to invite you to the table. So, how does one, who is not a member of the family, get close enough to the family to get invited to the table? This workshop is for anyone learning how to navigate the rough terrain of Corporate America. Mentorship and Sponsorship are often used interchangeably – which can be more detrimental to your career than you think. If you are feeling stagnant and want to move up, over, or out- this presentation is for you! Learn the keys of how to take ownership for your career, even for those that are entrepreneurs, learn how to find those critical partnerships to assist with obtaining contracts. You will also hear the staggering statistics that build the case for the need for sponsoring women and minorities especially in STEM fields. If you are in an executive leadership position aka already sitting at the table, learn how you can help others. So, come see why Sylvia Ann Hewitt says why you need to "Forget a Mentor and Find a Sponsor"! Key takeaways include:

  • Learn how to build your personal Board of Directors- who should be one it and why
  • Understand the subtle yet critical difference between a mentor and sponsor and how to clearly identify each
  • Obtain a specific action plan for how to find a sponsor

AngelsSpeaking- Transformation Guide, Professional Speaker and Educator L. Angel Henry is a highly sought-after speaker and trainer that brings candor and extensive experience to help audiences apply Agile principles that foster an environment of innovation and productivity. Angel has over 20 years of experience in IT, primarily in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, and a decade in the project management discipline. She is also an Adjunct Instructor at Ivy Tech helping students realize their full potential in the field of IT. Angel's Master's Level research of project management methodologies has led to national speaking engagements. Angel's passion for diversity in the field of IT and knowledge of how women and minorities are oftentimes missing from the C-Suite will enable IT leaders to help advance the conversation of inclusion.

Angel Henry