Risk, Rain-Making, Resilience

Meet our 2017 Emerging Leaders


Mary Byron
Independent Investor

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.

Time and location

When: May 9, 2017
Where: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill


Jill Lerner, FAIA
Principal | Kohn Pedersen Fox

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.

Time and location

When: June 13, 2017
Where: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates


Sabrina Kanner
Executive Vice President of Design & Construction | Brookfield Office Properties

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?

Time and location

When: July 11, 2017
Where: TBA

View previous sessions from recent years:
2021: Imagination, Integrity, Influence→
2021: Perseverance, Politics, Power→
2020: Priorities, Personhood, Profit→
2020: Determination, Design, Disruption→
2019: Confidence, Compensation, Competition→
2018: Finance, Fulfillment, Family→
2018: Networking, Negotiation, Nice→

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