For Immediate Release
Jan. 9, 2023
Contact: Amy Eaton, Director of Marketing & Strategic Development
NEW ONE TEAM SUMMIT FROM WOMEN LEAD CHANGE
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Women Lead Change will host a new event focused on building teams in the new world of work. The One Team Summit on March 2, 2023, at the Coralville Hotel & Conference Center will offer insights on ways to bring our remote and in person teams together and how, with a focus on teamwork, we can exceed expectations in performance. Tickets are $150/person and on sale now at https://www.wlcglobal.org/
Speakers announced to date are Lisa Cellucci, Sasha Schmid, Omar Brown, Ike Rayford, and Eric Termuende.
“The world of work has changed dramatically in recent years with organizations and employees continuing to navigate how to build a healthy workplace culture in a setting that is in-person and remote,” Tiffany O’Donnell, CEO of Women Lead Change said. “The One Team Summit will bring teams together, women and men, to strategize and hear from experts in team building, communication, and coaching.”
Lisa Cellucci enters her 23rd season as a member of the University of Iowa field hockey team’s coaching staff in 2022-23 and her ninth as head coach. Cellucci, a three-time All-American and member of the U.S. National Team, is the all-time saves leader at Iowa. In her 22 years at Iowa, the Hawkeyes have compiled a 268-163 record and have been consistently ranked in the top 15 of the NFHCA national rankings.
Sasha Schmid is the head coach of the University of Iowa women’s tennis program. In addition to her head coaching duties, she is impacting the Iowa City community and is a champion for women’s athletics. She is the the voice of the HERkys podcast, where she interviews special Hawkeye guests, and coordinated the HERkys’ Hawk Walk, which helped celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and all those who have been committed to providing equitable access to sports for girls and women.
Omar Brown is senior vice president, people and culture officer for Big Ten Conference. He joined the conference in 2021 in a newly created role in which he drives diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives throughout the conference. Among those initiatives are the Big Ten Equality Coalition – which engages, empowers, and educates student-athletes, administrators, partners, and alumni – and landmark events such as the historic Big Life Series trip to Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, in July 2022.
Ike Rayford is a highly sought after thought leader, facilitator, coach and trainer. As the CEO/Founder of Groundswell Diversity, he is a strong advocate of continuous personal and professional development. He achieved the highest honor awarded in Toastmasters International, the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), in 2012. Rayford was recently recognized by Governor Kim Reynolds as a Volunteer of the year. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Business Administration and Mass Communications from Briar Cliff University.
Eric Termuende is a seasoned keynote speaker and best-selling author who has given over 400 presentations to industry-leading businesses and associations all over the world. As a renowned keynote speaker, Eric inspires, challenges, and shares the tools needed to succeed in a wildly unpredictable future. Since his best-selling book Rethink Work came out in 2017, he’s been an in-demand speaker and commentator on this subject and other aspects of The Future of Work, leadership, and workplace culture.
GreenState Credit Union is the Presenting Sponsor of the One Team Summit. For other sponsorship opportunities, contact Jade Ploessl at Jade.Ploessl@WLCglobal.org.
IWLC d/b/a Women Lead Change is a non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement, development and promotion of women, their organizations and to impacting the economy and future workforce. For more information visit WLCglobal.org.
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