Generation W Women's Leadership Conference
MARCH 27th, 2015

GENERATION W will return to Jacksonville, Florida with its fourth annual event that will bring together leaders and experts from around the country for a day of education, inspiration and connection for women.

The 2015 program with the theme of Passion & Purpose is about showcasing and inspiring thought leadership that will move people to improve their lives and communities. It will be held on March 27th, 2015 at the Lazzara Performing Arts Center at The University of North Florida. Women from across the country will take part and contribute their experiences and expertise on a wide range of resonant topics in a dynamic and entertaining format.

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 7:00 a.m. Register and meet your fellow GENERATION W attendees
 8:00 a.m. GENERATION W begins with a warm welcome
 8:25 a.m. My Passion: Alyse Nelson
 9:00 a.m. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE – conversation about violence against women
 10:25 a.m. The Unanticipated Roads Life Leads Us To Dr. Kathryn Pearson ​Peyton
 10:55 a.m. Create Your Life Sasha Simmons
11:05 a.m. OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD
11:10 a.m. OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
11:55 a.m.
Lunch Announcement
 12:00 p.m. Lunch Break: Scrumptious, Delicious made special for you by Winn-Dixie Chefs
Breakout Sessions:
–       ENTREPRENEURSHIP – PRESENTED BY ERNST & YOUNG
–       STRESSAHOLICS – THE HUMAN ENERGY CRISIS
–       OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD: MEET WITH A FOOD COACH
–       WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE… THE LOCAL PERSPECTIVE
–       BECOME A GREAT INVESTOR PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO
– SWING YOUR WAY INTO SUCCESS BY PLAYING A GAME OF A LIFETIME
–       DRINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX – ADVANCED SOMMELIER SESSION
–       DISCOVER YOUR PASSION PROFILE: : THE SECRET SYSTEM FOR PINPOINTING THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN YOUR PASSION AND YOUR CAREER
–       HOW TO BE YOUR MOST PASSIONATE SELF: REJUVENATING MIND, BODY & SPIRIT! PRESENTED BY BAPTIST HEALTH
–       MASTER CLASSES: Learning from the Masters of Success
1:45 p.m. Afternoon Kick – Off with a history making moment
 1:55 p.m. The X Factors For Gen W Career Success: Deb Walton
 2:20 p.m. 9 In 15: Effort to Engage More Women in Public Service Continues
 2:55 p.m.
​Generation WE
 3:50 p.m. Generations – THE TREND GAME
4:30 p.m. The Big Finale
 4:35 p.m. The Social Network Reception
* lots of surprises big and small to make your day special
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Patsy Doerr

Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion, Thomson Reuters

Patsy Doerr is the Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion for Thomson Reuters. This role spans Thomson Reuters’ commitment to being a responsible business as it applies to their people, their markets and world, including diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts. Patsy has more than 20 years experience in talent, learning,…

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Dr. Richard Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sport Business Management Program, UCF

Human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, internationally recognized expert on sports and social issues, scholar and author Richard E. Lapchick is often described as “the racial conscience of sport.” He brought his commitment to equality and his belief that sport can be an effective instrument of positive social change to University of Central Florida…

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Tina Lifford

Actress, Playwright, Author, and Founder of The Inner Fitness Projectä

Tina Lifford has starred in more that 90 television shows over the past 20 years. On film she has starred opposite icons such as Clint Eastwood in Blood Work, Bruce Willis in Hostage, and she portrays Winnie Mandela opposite Sydney Poitier in Mandela and DeKlerk. On television she was lead in the critically acclaimed FOX…

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