2022 Presenters

Keynote – Col (Retired) Cathy McClain
CEO Dauntless Leadership, LLC
Emcee – Mimi Meredith
Marketing & Development Kansas Cosmosphere
Moderator – Jill Miller
Founder Finishing School for Modern Women
Panelist – Racquel Thiesen
Director of Community Partnerships Kansas Leadership Center
Panelist – Anna Woods
Founder Anna Woods Fitness LLC
Panelist – Constance Porazka
Founder Retreat to Joy
Panelist – Dr. Michelle Vann
Founder Vanntastic Solutions
Wine & Food Tasting Finale – Lauren Taylor
Bar Manager, Executive Sommelier and Events Coordinator Jillian’s Italian Grill and Wine Bar

2022 Schedule

Date 04/21/22 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m
April 21, 2022 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Introduction

Emcee - Mimi Meredith Marketing & Development / Kansas Cosmosphere
April 21, 2022 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm

Keynote: Hands, Head, Heart - Courageous Leadership

Keynote - Col (Retired) Cathy McClain CEO / Dauntless Leadership, LLC
April 21, 2022 2:15 pm - 2:35 pm

Networking Activity

In-person and moderated remote pod activities to ask questions & discuss the keynote presentation with Cathy McClain.

April 21, 2022 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm

"Coming into Balance" Panel Discussion

Topics discussed will include strategies for work-life engagement and better balance. Moderator: Jill Miller – Founder, Finishing School for Modern Women Panelists: Racquel Thiesen – Director of Community Partnerships, Kansas Leadership Center Anna Woods – Founder, Anna Woods Fitness LLC Dr. Michelle Vann – Student Coach, Prenda Academy of Excellence Constance Porazka – Founder, Retreat […]

Moderator - Jill Miller Founder / Finishing School for Modern Women
Panelist - Racquel Thiesen Director of Community Partnerships / Kansas Leadership Center
Panelist - Anna Woods Founder / Anna Woods Fitness LLC
Panelist - Constance Porazka Founder / Retreat to Joy
Panelist - Dr. Michelle Vann Founder / Vanntastic Solutions
April 21, 2022 3:50 pm - 4:10 pm

Networking Activity

In-person and moderated remote pod activities to ask questions & discuss panel presentation with panelists.

April 21, 2022 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

A Savory Finale: Empower Your Palate with Wine & Food Pairings!

A savory conclusion will balance the palate, featuring food paired with wine in a “5 S’s of wine tasting” presentation with Lauren Taylor – Bar Manager, Executive Sommelier & Events Coordinator at Jillian’s Italian Grill and Wine Bar.

Wine & Food Tasting Finale - Lauren Taylor Bar Manager, Executive Sommelier and Events Coordinator / Jillian’s Italian Grill and Wine Bar
April 21, 2022 4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing

Conference wrap up with Mimi Meredith.

Emcee - Mimi Meredith Marketing & Development / Kansas Cosmosphere