february 2021

10feb12:00 pm1:00 pmWomen Lead: Becoming an Authentic Leader12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET Online Event Organized By: Forté Events

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Women Lead Webinar Series

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What does authentic leadership look like? How can developing this leadership style help women grow in their careers? Join Forté and three successful women alumnae from different executive degree programs (Executive MBA, Executive Master’s in Leadership, and M.A. in International Business and Policy) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business for a conversation about authentic leadership.

In this 60-minute webinar, Nita Swinsick, Assistant Dean, Recruitment and Admissions, Executive and Specialized Degree Programs at McDonough, will moderate a discussion between Brezita Warrick, Marketing Manager, Nonprofits, Amazon Web Services; Samantha Barrera, Senior Human Resources Manager, International Government & Defense, Boeing; and Denise Durgin, Patient Experience Performance Advisor, Inova.

This session will include:

  • How each panelist’s professional path shaped her leadership style
  • An exploration of what “authentic” leadership means
  • Actionable insights on how to become a more authentic leader

The webinar is presented by:

Brezita Warrick, Marketing Manager, Nonprofits at Amazon Web Services

An experienced marketing professional, Brezita Warrick is currently a Marketing Manager at Amazon Web Services, where she grows customer lifetime value and loyalty through methodically integrating digital marketing with traditional channels. Her past experience includes marketing-focused leadership roles at the American Nurses Association, AARP, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, and the American Red Cross She earned her Executive MBA from Georgetown University.

Samantha Barrera, Senior Human Resources Manager – International Government & Defense at Boeing

Samantha Barrera is a Senior Human Resources Manager at Boeing, where she focuses on talent planning, training, leadership, and professional development efforts in the International Government and Defense vertical. Prior to her career at Boeing, she worked in the legal industry and as a Civic Education Program Manager for the Washington State House of Representatives. She earned her M.A. in International Business and Policy from Georgetown University.

Denise Durgin, Patient Experience Performance Advisor, Inova

Denise Durgin is a certified executive coach and Patient Experience Advisor at Inova. Prior to coaching, she worked for 25+ years at Marriott International, The Ritz-Carlton, and Host Hotels & Resorts in sales and marketing leadership roles. She volunteers at the Alliance for Proton Therapy Access and co-chairs the Global Patient Family Advisory Board at The Beryl Institute and chairs the Inova Schar Cancer Institute’s Patient Family Advisory Council. She earned her Master’s in Leadership from Georgetown University.

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