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Southeast Regional Webinar: How Women Executives (and Men) Can Elevate, Build Credibility & Support Each Other Through Collaborative Promotion

  • 4 Jan 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar


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Title: How Women Executives (and Men) Can Elevate, Build Credibility & Support Each Other Through Collaborative Promotion
Date: January 4, 2024 - 12 pm EST (90 minutes)
Presenter: Dr. Bonita Thompson


Emerging female leaders often find themselves caught in a dilemma. In order to be seen as a leader, an employee must show assertiveness, confidence, and even a bit of self-promotion. Many training programs emphasize that women must be more promotional. However, researchers warn women that due to social norms, promoting yourself, the way men promote themselves, can result in being perceived as less likable. Senior leaders in organizations don’t promote people that they don’t like. 


Collaborative promotion is a technique for promoting your work and the work of others in a way that is both likeable and results in leader-bound perceptions. This technique works for men as well as women in improving your promotability. Join us for an hour session where you will learn collaborative promotion. Our session will provide an opportunity to team with other coaches and create effective and likeable promotions. 



Dr. Bonita Thompson, Ed.D, MBA, is New York Times Bestselling Coauthor of Admired: 21 Ways to Double Your Value. Currently, she serves as a faculty in Organizational Performance & Leadership at Vanderbilt University and is a celebrated lecturer at prestigious institutions worldwide, including Harvard's Institute of Coaching, John F. Kennedy University, and at forums like The Conference Board and the World Economic Forum.


Dr. Thompson’s distinguished 30-year career in corporate HR is marked by pioneering achievements revolutionizing HR functions for the world's largest bank, Bank of America and the world’s first biotech firm, Genentech. At Levi Strauss, she led the development of the first corporate HR intranet self-service platform. 


Her upcoming book, entitled Nobody Does It Alone: The Science of Collaborative Influence, is based on her development of the world’s first ‘Collaborative Leadership’ construct in the social sciences. Her 2022 study focused on how 33 CEOs and C-Suite executives learned collaboration skills at companies with a combined market cap of $3 trillion. Dr. Thompson holds an Ed.D from University of Pennsylvania's Chief Learning Officer doctoral program; an MBA in information systems from University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in industrial psychology from San Jose State University.


She ranks in the Top 3 among the Global Gurus in Education for the past four years and was ranking the Thinkers50 Global Coaches. Dr. Thompson was recognized as the 2019 Business Leader of the Year at the Harvard Club NYC (GC4W) Global Connections for Women. This award celebrated her Leadership and Workforce Reinvention contributions at major organizations like Bank of America, Levi Strauss, Genentech, Virgin Unite, Varian, Pacific Telesis, and The World Bank. Dr. Thompson's innovative project-based learning programs in mathematics have also earned commendations from the U.S. Congress and the California Department of Education.

Since this webinar is being offered by ICF Global, registration requires a two-step process.

The first step is to register with our chapter . Once you successfully register and make the payment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to register with ICF-Global. Payment is only required during the first step. The second step authorizes ICF-Global to send you the Zoom link for the webinar.

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