Emerging Leaders


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 EMERGING LEADERS 2019

Begun in 2017, the BWAF Emerging Leaders program is a New York-based, selective professional development opportunity for women 5-10 years out of school. In small group format, (maximum of 20 selected participants) invitees engage with significant senior women in architecture, engineering, construction, real estate, law, and financial services to advance their own career goals. Participants share common experiences and trade personal strategies for success.

To Apply:

Download and complete the 2019 application form – Emerging Leaders 2019 Application

And email with your resume to: info@bwaf.org

Deadline for applications: Thursday June 20, 2019


Upcoming Sessions:

All sessions 6:30–8:30 PM 

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Full program cost: $350

CONFIDENCE
 

Speaker

Carol Loewenson, FAIA, LEED AP

Partner | Mitchell Giurgola Architects LLP

When: June 26, 2019

Where: Mitchell Giurgola Architects LLP 


COMPENSATION
 

Speaker

Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

Managing Principal | Dattner Architects

When: July 24, 2019

Where: Dattner Architects


COMPETITION
 

Speaker

Susan Hayes

Founder and CEO | Susan Hayes Enterprises

When: August, 2019

Where: Tbd


Past Sessions:

FINANCE
 

Speaker

Sharon Greenberger

President and CEO | YMCA of Greater New York

When: November 5, 2018

Where:KPF, 11 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036


FULFILLMENT

Speaker

Fiona Cousins, PE

Arup

When: November 13, 2018

Where: Arup, 77 Water Street, New York, NY 10005


FAMILY

Speaker

Jill Lerner, FAIA

Principal | Kohn Pedersen Fox

When: December 18, 2018

Where: KPF, 11 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036


Meet our 2018 #2 Emerging Leaders:


NETWORKING

Explore the power of your personal magnetism, friendships, and authentic relationships in small group setting with the guidance of a seasoned networker. Understand the importance of making strong connections and how to use them to advance your career.

SPEAKER:

Victoria J. Cerami

CEO | Cerami & Associates

 

When: February 27, 2018

Where: Cerami Associates


NEGOTIATING

Learn from a master demonstration of a compensation negotiation between two attorneys well versed in the dark art. Hear from the experts and your peers on developing the best strategy to get what you deserve.

 

SPEAKERS: 

 

 

Patricia Harris, Esq., LEED AP

Chair | BWAF; Special Counsel | Zetlin & De Chiara LLP; Founder and CEO | LicenseSure LLC

 

Elyssa Cohen Muldoon, CCEP

Senior Associate General Counsel | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

 

 

When: March 27, 2018

Where: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill


“NICE”

Meet with an established industry leader to unpack the implications of being perceived as “nice” in the business world. Senior women leaders reveal secret strategies to navigate the double standard for professional behavior and transcend the necessity of “nice.”

 SPEAKER:

Diana Taylor

Chair | Hudson River Park Trust Board of Directors | Former Superintendent; Banking for NYS | Vice Chairman; Solera Capital

 

When: April 26, 2018

Where: Brookfield


All sessions 6:30–8:30 PM 

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Full program cost: $350


We thank the New York Building Foundation, Inc. for their generous underwriting of the program


 

Meet our 2018 Emerging Leaders

 

 


 

 

EMERGING LEADERS 2017

 


Take advantage of this opportunity to imagine a future informed by significant leaders in architecture, engineering, construction, real estate, law, and financial services. In small group format, you and your fellow Emerging Leaders (professionals with 5-10 years of experience) will engage with senior level women to advance your own career goals.

RISK

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Mary Byron

Independent Investor

When: May 9, 2017

Where: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Emerging leaders explore taking risks along multiple paths to success. Senior women leaders share experiences of courage and risk taking to achieve daring careers and personal power.


 
RAIN-MAKING

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Jill Lerner, FAIA

Principal | Kohn Pedersen Fox

When: June 13, 2017

Where: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Explore the power of your personal magnetism, friendships, and authentic relationships in small group setting and understand the role of strong allies in your career trajectory.


RESILIENCE

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Sabrina Kanner

Executive Vice President of Design & Construction | Brookfield Office Properties

When: July 11, 2017

Where: TBA

 

Have a conversation about common work situations from an expert in construction and development with other influential women who have taken unexpected career turns and landed on their feet. Are you getting what you deserve? Do you know how to ask for it?


All sessions 6:30–8:30 PM 

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Full program cost: $250


Request an invitation or nominate a participant:

Complete the Emerging Leaders Nomination Form
Submit to info@bwaf.org

 


Meet our 2017 Emerging Leaders

 

 

 

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