LEADERS: Don’t Miss Out on eXXec 2021!

eXXec 2021 is the kind of learning experience that changes a leader’s career trajectory. Learn more about SWE’s eXXec program and what attendees will gain from the experience. Registration ends May 25, 2021.
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Strengthen Your Leadership Pipeline at eXXec 2021

The past year has changed all of us in one way or another—and it’s had an enormous impact on our industry, with women at every level having to make difficult leadership and career decisions. As we collectively work to get back to some semblance of normal, it’s more important than ever that we work to strengthen and diversify the leadership pipeline in engineering.

eXXec 2021 is the Society of Women Engineers executive leadership program created to deliver actionable high-performance strategies for mid-to senior-level professionals. eXXec takes a holistic approach to professional development by focusing on three pillars of leadership success:

Leaders: Don’t Miss Out On Exxec 2021!1. Leading Self

2. Leading People

  • June 16: Balancing Leadership and Management and Managing Performance and Motivation

3. Leading Change

  • June 17: Successfully Implementing Change

eXXec is an investment in a leader’s long-term stability and future with an organization. Leaders will receive a personalized Hogan Personality Inventory (HPT), Hogan Development Survey (HDS), Motives Values Personal Preferences Inventory (MVPI), a post-event Hogan Coaching feedback call, an invitation to attend the Executive Women’s Luncheon at SWE’s Annual Conference, as well as an experienced leadership network.

See the full agenda for eXXec 2021.

Join Us in Chicago, June 14–17, 2021

eXXec 2021 will take place on Monday, June 14–Thursday, June 17, at Hotel EMC2 in Chicago, Illinois. The program includes a welcome reception on the evening of June 14 followed by two and a half days of programming, focusing on one pillar each day.

“A huge benefit of eXXec is the three Hogan leadership assessments. I’m really into any sort of leadership/personality/strength-finder assessment, but the Hogan assessments were so spot-on and gave me incredibly in-depth results. Plus, you get a one-hour consult with an expert who will not only challenge you on your own perceptions of your personal strengths and weaknesses, but will also help you create an actionable plan of how to best utilize your strengths moving forward.”

-Heather Doty, FY21 SWE President and 2019 eXXec attendee

Learn More and Register for eXXec 2021

Registration closes May 25, 2021! Don’t miss out on this career-changing event. Register today!

Leaders: Don’t Miss Out On Exxec 2021!
2019 eXXec attendees

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Meet the eXXec 2021 keynote speakers:

Moderator, Terra Winston

exxec 2021 moderator Terra WinstonTerra Winston, Principal of inTerract Consulting and Ringleader of inTerractions, has dedicated her life to helping her clients unleash the potential of each employee. She is a leadership consultant and executive coach with 20 years of internal and external business consulting experience. Terra has a flexible style that has driven results in boardrooms and on plant floors, for Fortune 100 companies and small start-ups, alike.

Terra’s successful approach comes from her unique blend of “hard” and “soft” business skills. She holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, an MBA from Stanford University, and coaching certification from The Coaches Training Institute and the International Coach Federation. Prior to founding inTerract, Terra worked at Deloitte Consulting as a consultant on process, strategy, and organizational engagements and as a Director at PepsiCo doing traditional HR, diversity & inclusion, and organizational development.

With an expertise in leadership development, facilitation, and DEI (diversity, equity, & inclusion), Terra implements a broad variety of custom solutions for her clients. As a coach she helps leaders and entrepreneurs make meaningful impact on their organizations. A sought after speaker, Terra delivers workshops and keynotes that do more than entertain – they give attendees the tools to change behavior.

“As an executive coach, I can tell you that now is the perfect time to join the eXXec program. The past year taught each of us about the importance of leadership, and after the pandemic the strongest, most sought-after leaders will be the ones that have both superior strategic skill and the ability to lead from their hearts. eXXec is the perfect way to hone those talents.”

-Terra Winston


Empowered to Reignite: June 4

Kim Warren MartinKim Warren Martin, Ph.D., is an award-winning executive with a solid reputation in corporate diversity and inclusion. During the last 8 years of her 27-year corporate career, Dr. Kim Warren Martin ran a Global Women’s Initiative helping women get to the top of a Fortune 50 technology company. She held the belief that you can #HaveItAll as long as you’re the one who defines what “IT ALL” means to you. So Dr. Warren Martin decided to protire and bring this concept to life.

Since then, she has dedicated her time and business to researching, studying, creating and designing methodologies and strategies to help high-achieving professional women pinpoint, and make, the hidden unique mark they want to make in the world.

Strategic Self-Awareness: June 15

Mary NelsonMary Nelson, MA, MBA has more than 20 years of experience working as a leader for major corporations, including Kraft, Inc. and S.C. Johnson, Mary knows the challenges business owners and leaders face and the impact good leadership can have on a business’ bottom line. As the owner and operator of her family’s manufacturing company, she saw firsthand what it takes to lead a company, develop employees and maintain connection with family.

Mary helps senior-level executives and next generation talent become better leaders. She combines her experience in management and psychology to help leaders make positive, sustainable changes in performance. Mary’s commitment to this work comes from a belief that good leadership makes a positive difference in people’s lives and in bottom-line results. By inviting her clients into this process, Mary allows them to discover what makes them successful and what can get in the way of their full potential. She partners with clients to help them leverage their abilities and develop new skills to fuel sustainable growth.


Balancing Leadership and Management and Managing Performance and Motivation: June 16

headshot of Mabel MiguelDr. Mabel Miguel teaches courses in leadership and management at UNC Kenan-Flagler, where she serves as director of the Global Business Center. She shares her global expertise and experiences by infusing leadership lessons that transcend geographical and cultural boundaries into the leadership and management courses she teaches in MBA and UNC Executive Development programs.

Dr. Miguel has developed and taught leadership skill courses for such organizations as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, ExxonMobil, Sony Ericsson, Caterpillar, CEMEX, Eastman Chemical and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Successfully Implementing Change: June 17

headshot of Rose HollisterRose Hollister is a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, a published author and a professor.  As a consultant, she specializes in partnering with leaders to accelerate results, increase effectiveness and meet emerging business challenges.  Her facilitation, coaching and consulting work focuses on business performance, leadership and team development, culture and change management. With industry experience in CPG, hospitality, healthcare, retail, real estate, banking, pharmaceuticals and energy, Rose has facilitated and coached leaders in over a dozen countries including the U.S., China, UK, France, Germany, and Hong Kong.

Prior to founding Hollister Associates, Rose directed the Leadership Institute for McDonald’s. The Institute provided innovative development for the top 1600 global leaders in over 100 countries. In this role, Rose had oversight for Culture, Onboarding, Leadership, Team Development and Executive Coaching. At Equity Office, Rose served as the Vice-President of Organizational Learning and Development where she led Leadership and Change. Rose teaches Global Change and Global Leadership for Northwestern University.

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