Momentum Magazine March 2018 Edition - Page 6

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Empower, the 2018 NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference, will be held on Thursday, April 19, at Mohegan Sun Pocono. This daylong conference highlights the ability all women have to create positive change in their communities and in their own lives—both professionally and personally—while recognizing the extraordinary power that exists when women come together to support each other. Featuring keynote speakers Katie Goodman and AmyK Hutchens, and tracks for executives and emerging professionals, this year’s conference will include topics like: • • • • Leadership in a Diverse Workplace How Remarkable Women Lead Time’s Up! Resilience and Burn Out • • Self and Society—The Difference Between Confi dence and Self-Esteem Financial Planning And more! Ellen Kyzer Elizabeth Graham Kelley E. Kaufman, Esq. Ida L. Castro, JD, MA, Ellen Kyzer has been the chief executive offi cer of the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania since 2016 and has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the non-profi t and fundraising fi eld. Elizabeth Graham is chief operating offi cer and principal of Wilkes- Barre-based Riggs Asset Management Company, Inc. In this role, she oversees all fi rm operations and employees as well as serves as an investment advisor representative, managing the wealth and investment needs of entrepreneurs, professionals and multi- generational families with complex wealth. Kelley E. Kaufman, Esq. of McNees, Wallace and Nurick, regularly defends clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, as well as in employment-related litigation in federal and state court. Ida L. Castro, JD, MA, is the vice president for community engagement/ chief diversity offi cer at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, where she developed and implemented an innovative Regional Education Academy for Careers in Health-Higher Education (REACH-HEI) program. Presented by: 6 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce • executive track