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Tax-Exempt

Tax-Exempt Status

The Jacksonville Women's Leadership Forum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.  Contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.

  • Senior corporate executives who will serve as a sponsor for the Forum.

  • Women in mid to senior level roles who have exhibited leadership skills and who are positioned to assume greater responsibility in their career.

Who Should Attend?

This two-day event features networking sessions, lively panel discussions and notable speakers, Susan Packard, Co-founder of Scripps Network Interactive (HGTV, DIY Network, and others) and Dr. Tracy Alloway, Psychologist and Author specializing in Working Memory.

March 8, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pre-forum Networking Reception - Networking event, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres
Personalized and Collaborative Healthcare for Women
Sponsored and Hosted by Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic – Kinne Auditorium, The Cannady Building 
4500 San Pablo Road South
Jacksonville, FL 32224


March 9, 2017 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (New this year: Silent auction – 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

Jacksonville Women's Leadership Forum
Game On! The Power of Women – It's Our Time to Lead!
EverBank Stadium
US Assure Club – East Side 
1 Everbank Field Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202


March 9, 2017 - 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Contacts and Cocktails (Post-forum Networking Reception)*
Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Orange Park and Mercedes-Benz of Jacksonville
EverBank Stadium
1 Everbank Field Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

*New this year: Silent auction – 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Speakers

Morning speaker, Susan Packard, Co-founder of Scripps Network Interactive (HGTV, DIY Network, and others), will discuss New Rules of the Game through her Ten Rules of Gamesmanship

Afternoon keynote speaker, Dr. Tracy Alloway, Psychologist and Author specializing in Working Memory, will show us how to Train Your Brain for a Competitive Advantage

Panel discussion – Leveling the Playing Field: Cultivating Gamesmanship to Achieve Leadership Diversity
·    Susan Packard, Co-founder, Scripps Network Interactive, Media Executive and Author (Moderator)
·    John Hirabayashi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community First Credit Union of Florida
·    Megha Parekh, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Jacksonville Jaguars
·    Darnell Smith, Market President, North Florida Region, Florida Blue
·    Katy Thompson, Chief Accounting Officer, Fidelity National Information Services

Panel discussion – Fit to Lead: Conditioning the Mind, Body, and Soul
·    Ashley Tappan, Consultant, Insigniam (Moderator)
·    Lisa Davis, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Analytics Partners
·    Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Chief Executive Officer, Champion Women, Olympic gold medalist in swimming
·    Carolyn Landolfo, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
·    Michele McManamon, Vice President, Sandler Training and 2016 Chairman of THE PLAYERS (Red Coat)

The Sixth Annual Forum is expected to host more than 200 senior female executives from across the City of Jacksonville. Participants should be women in senior level roles who have exhibited leadership skill and who are positioned to succeed to top leadership in the near future.

2017 Women's Leadership Forum