WILC Speakers

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Details on the upcoming Women Leadership Conference will be provided shortly.  Below are the speakers from the sold out 2020 Women Leadership Conference that was held on February 14, 2020.

Ann Fox
Ann Fox President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Director, Nine Energy Service, Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Ann Fox has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Director of Nine Energy Service since July 2015, and from February 2013 to July 2015, Ms. Fox served the Company as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Strategic Development.

Sandy Asch
Sandy Asch Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Global Consultant

Keynote Speaker

Sandy Asch is a best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, consultant and woman of influence award winner. Her book, ROAR, was named by INC magazine as one of the best business books written by a woman. Over the past 20 years, through keynote presentations and workshops, 40,000+ leaders in 50 countries and 6 languages have implemented Sandy’s ideas to embrace change, manage work-life balance and be more resilient- to ROAR with purpose and passion. 

Lessons Learned in Leadership

How is a leader effective? What skills does a leader need to bring to the table to successfully lead a team? Learn how leaders across various industries leverage their skills for success. Attendees will leave this panel enabled to define their impact and inspired to take on new roles at their organizations.


Sruba De
Vice President, Global Retail Insights & Solutions, Mastercard Advisors
GiGi Lindberg
Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager, BBVA and Founder and CEO, Meritaj
Janet Moore
Janet Moore Director of Communication Program

Personal Branding for Professional Success

This highly interactive session will explore personal branding for professional success. You will learn specific strategies to ascertain, build and capitalize on your personal brand.

Founders Corner: From Vision to Adventure

What can start as a simple idea can grow into a booming business. The risks are often high, yet the excitement of tremendous growth and making an impact is motivating. From their original vision to their latest adventures, learn how these founders have grown their businesses to make their career dreams come true.


Delfina Govia
Delfina Govia Partner, Veritas Total Solutions

How to Live for 300 Years

Maximize Your Personal & Professional Life

Life is too short to waste time. Many of us struggle with balancing personal and professional responsibilities, often putting the needs of others ahead of our own. This workshop allows us to examine those activities that yield the most satisfaction and to complete an equation to maximize fulfillment...on our own terms.

Launchpad: Early Career Navigation

Navigating a career early on can be daunting and uncertain. Find out from these professionals how they launched their careers and what they do on a regular basis to stay on track to achieve their ambitious career goals.


Sima Jani
Governance Chair, President-Elect
Senior Associate, KPMG
Seyi Ogundeji
VP Analytics, Small Business Decision Sciences, JP Morgan Chase
Ruth Reitmeier
Director of Training, Doerr Institute for New Leaders, Rice University
Erica D’Eramo
Erica D'Eramo CEO, Two Piers Consulting

Tough Conversations

Tools for Navigating Challenging Interactions

Difficult conversations: They are a fact of life, and handling them skillfully can set you apart from the pack. Do you dread them? Avoid them? Enjoy them? This 60-minute interactive workshop will focus on methods and strategies for navigating your way through challenging conversations – from preparation to de-escalation and resolution. We will use practical scenarios and a big dose of humor to tackle this tricky topic and add a few tools to your collection.

Mentoring with Male Allies

Many successful men and women credit mentors for achievements in their careers. However, many people don't know how to make that ask or whom to ask, and at the same time, many men who want to help don't know how to offer their help and what exactly it takes to be a true ally. Learn about the actions men, women and organizations can take to form mentoring relationships in the workplace.


Scott Livingston
President, Intervention & Stimulation Equipment, National Oilwell Varco
Matt Lyle
Business Unit Lead - Gulf of Mexico, East, Shell

The Frontier of Diversity & Inclusion in Business Panel

As companies focus on inclusion, the diversity landscape is changing. Explore diversity and inclusion with these experts. Learn how goals are set for a diverse workforce. Find out how policies have evolved to support an inclusive workplace.


Deborah Byers
Americas Industry Leader/Americas Oil & Gas Leader, Ernst & Young
Janelle Daniel
Vice President, Human Resources, Community Relations and Sustainability, Transocean Ltd.
Amy Dalton
Senior Vice President, Americas, BCD Travel
Larry Perkins
Associate Vice President, HR Talent and Diversity Organizations, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center



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