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Authentic Leadership: Leading With Strength

09/21/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

388 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44311

In Fall 2021, Women’s Network Leadership Institute will transform its traditional 6-course Leading with Strength Curriculum into a 2-day intensive experience. 
  
Over the course of 2 days, participants will:
•    Gain knowledge of and insight into their own unique strengths 
•    Learn strategies to leverage these strengths to maximize their potential and impact 
•    Benefit from a heightened sense of self-awareness to guide personal and professional goal setting
•    Identify, address and understand ways to effectively manage the challenges that women uniquely face in the workplace 
•    Experience growth as a leader, manager and professional 
•    Strengthen their network and enhance their positioning as leaders in the community
•    Create a strengths-based action plan to foster intentionality in their leadership development and attainment of goals

Companies and organizations that invest in strengths-based leadership development can:
•    Improve employee engagement and job satisfaction
•    Enhance culture and management abilities to harness the strengths of their employees
•    Improve innovation, productivity and performance
•    Benefit from employees who are more self-aware of their strengths and areas for improvement, and have strategies to harness and adjust accordingly
•    Maximize the potential of their employees and build teams more effectively based on strengths 

Schedule: 
WNLI will host three 2-day cohorts for this intensive curriculum in Fall 2021. Each Session will be held from 9am to 3pm. 
Cohort 1: September 21 & 28 – AES Building, 388 S. Main Street, Akron 
Cohort 2: October 19 & 26 - AES Building, 388 S. Main Street, Akron 
Cohort 3: November 16 & 23 – Virtual on Zoom

Participants can register for the cohort that best suits their schedule. Spaces are limited.

C:\Users\Biggs\Pictures\Cindy Biggs 2, 2016.jpgSessions will be faciliated by Dr. Jennifer Savitski.  Jennifer Savitski, MD, FACOG, the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic Akron General and is the instructor for the Leading with Strengths fall cohort. She is the first woman to hold that position in the 105-year history of Akron General. She is also the Medical Director of the Forensic Nursing program called the PATH Center – Providing Access to Healing. The PATH Center provides specialized, trauma-informed care to patients of CCAG who have needs related to victimization. Since its opening in Nov 2015, the PATH Center has cared for over 1000 patients who have experienced sexual violence, physical assault, intimate partner violence, human trafficking, elder abuse, child abuse or other types of victimization. She was also recently named by Gov. Mike DeWine to a two-year term on the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. Her goal in joining the commission is to continue to work to decrease the health disparities that persist in all areas, but most especially maternal health issues. 

Dr. Savitski graduated from the University of Akron and received her medical degree from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Akron General Medical Center. She is a proud resident of West Akron where she lives with her husband and three teenage daughters. 

Please note registration is for a two-day class.

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