2017 Manatt Women’s Initiative Summit


The Art and Science of Successful Leadership

Hosted by the Manatt Women’s Initiative, the Summit is an annual program exclusively designed for Manatt’s women clients and friends of the firm. This year’s program will offer insight as to how women continue to transform the workforce, and how they are using that power shift to effect change. It will examine emotional intelligence, mindfulness and gender culture perception, providing strategies for courageous leadership, advancement and sustainable success.

The event will be held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows in Santa Monica, California. It begins with a reception and dinner the evening of Thursday, May 4, 2017, followed by a full-day program on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Presentation and Speakers

Creating Sustainable Success—Why Mindfulness Matters
Lisa Abramson
Co-Founder, Mindfulness Based Achievement

Courageously You: Learning to Give Voice to Your Dreams
Sabina Nawaz
CEO, Nawaz Consulting LLC

Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works
Jay Newton-Small
Author, Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works
Washington correspondent, TIME

Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Gender
Dr. Shawn Andrews
Founder and CEO, Andrews Research International

On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership
Alison Levine
Author, On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Everest and Other Extreme Environments
Team Captain, First American Women's Everest Expedition

For any questions, please contact Carmela Lopez at clopez@manatt.com.

By invitation only.