Power Up Save the Date for 2020
Women's Leadership Summit
March 6, 2020

DATE
March 6, 2020
TIME
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
LOCATION
Pullman Hotel, Blue Lagoon Dr

 

Recharge your leadership skills

Join us Friday, March 6, 2020, for a day of information and inspiration at South Florida’s premier women’s leadership event.

 

It’s an extraordinary opportunity to change your business mindset and take your career to the next level. Created by women for women, we’ve designed this day to be all about you—and how to get more of what you want from your career and your life. You’ll hear from high-profile, influential women leaders, learn about their personal journeys, and be inspired to take charge and transform your own career.

We’ve packed the PowerUp Women’s Leadership Summit with thought-provoking, energizing and motivational speakers, but that’s just the beginning. You’ll make amazing connections with other accomplished women who share your vision and drive. Learn new approaches and get the tools you need to chart a true-to-yourself professional path that’s fulfilling and exciting.

From sessions on women in technology to the power of negotiation to the value of mindfulness, you’ll leave with new energy, new ideas and a renewed sense of empowerment.

This game-changing day offers something for women of all ages, and at all career stages. So if you’re ready to discover the power of you, join us for PowerUp!

Make an investment in yourself, and register today!

I’M READY TO DISCOVER THE POWER IN ME!

01.

Empowerment

  • Take your leadership journey to the next level.
  • Push your own potential.
  • Get what you want in the workplace and in life.
  • Be blown away by our inspiring speakers.
  • Feel energized about your career and your sense of self.

02.

Connections

  • Hear from strong, successful women about their journeys.
  • Come away with real-life tools to put more zing into your career.
  • Get concrete strategies, great food for thought, and inspiration all rolled into one!
  • Create lasting connections with women leaders, build your professional network, make friends, or even find a mentor!

03.

Takeaways

  • Event materials.
  • Daily planner.
  • Swag bag.
  • Wrap-up networking reception.

 

2019 Event Schedule

MARCH 8, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Pullman Hotel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr, Miami, FL 33126
8 a.m.

Doors Open/ Registration, Breakfast & Networking

9 a.m.

General Session (Opening Remarks)

Mistress of Ceremonies, Luly B. Carreras (BS ’00), Owner, Luly B. Inc.
Yanyn San Luis, Director of Alumni Relations
Joanne Li, Dean College of Business

9:15 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Ebony Smith, Managing Partner & Executive Coach, Ebenum Equation

10:00 a.m.

Morning Recap

Mistress of Ceremonies, Luly B. Carreras, Luly B. Inc.

10:05 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Break Out Session I

Executive Track
Speak Up!
Learn ways to assert your position and leverage your strength when it comes to navigating hostile and or difficult work environments.

Moderator: Sungu Armagan, Sr. Instructor, Department of Global Leadership & Management, FIU

  • Lisa McGill (MBA ’14), President, Executive One Consulting Solutions
  • Shanequa Fleming, CEO, Perfect Solutions Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Anna Figueroa (BBA ’91), President/Owner, Vantage Communications
  • Elisa Vila, Director of Operations, Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Entrepreneur Track
Nail Your Pitch
Ever felt that the pitch you give is old and overdone? In this workshop you’ll learn what it takes to present yourself and your business that leaves a lasting impression.

Rafael Soltero, Instructor, Department of Marketing & Logistics, FIU

11:30 a.m.

Break

12:00 p.m.

Visionary Leadership Panel & Luncheon

Moderator: Seema Pissaris, Professor, Department of International Business, FIU

  • Alba Baylin, VP Community and Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Sonia Dula, Former Vice Chair, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
  • Katina Aziz, President, KORE Consulting LLC
  • Ileana Musa, (MBA ‘93) Head of International Banking & Lending, Morgan Stanley
  • Renee Wolf, Human Resources Business Partner, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
1:45 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.

Break-out Session II

Executive Track
Money on My Mind
Release the guilt on making more money and end the dilemma once and for all on trying to balance your personal and professional life. Learn to invest like a pro, and earn the wealth you desire.

Moderator: Eddy Augsten (BBA ’03), Co-Founder, WealthEngage

  • Lillian Peters (BBA ’94), Managing Director, Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management
  • Doreen Mogavero, Former Founder/CEO, Mogavero, Lee & Co., Inc
  • Pamela Silva Conde (BS ’03, MBA ’12), News Anchor/Correspondant, Univision Communications, Inc.

Entrepreneur Track
Level Up Your Business
We all want to be the best in our business, and sometimes it feels like we are stuck in a rut. In this break out panel we’ll discuss what it takes to scale your business (technology, retaining talent, etc.) and learn the opportunities to LEVEL UP!

Moderator: Mistress of Ceremonies, Luly B. Carreras (BS ’00), Owner, Luly B. Inc.

  • Monica Simo Black, Partner, The Venture City
  • Holly Delgado, Global Marketing Consultant, Dell EMC
  • Maureeen Mascaro (BBA ’08), Founder & Project Executive, The Common Area Factor
  • Reizel Larrea-Alvarez, Founder, Speak Q Network
3:15 p.m.

Closing Session & Cocktail Reception

5 p.m.

Event Ends

 

2019 SPEAKERS

Sungu Armagan

Sungu Armagan

Senior Instructor, FIU College of Business

Bio

Eddy Augsten

Eddy Augsten

Co-Founder WealthEngage

Bio

Katina Aziz

Katina Aziz

President of KORE Consulting LLC

Bio

Alba Baylin

Alba Baylin

VP Community and Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company

Bio

Lourdes Balepogi

Luly B. Carreras

Owner, Luly B. Inc.

Bio

Holly Delgado

Holly Delgado

Business Strategist, Status Quo Disruptor, Idea Transformer

Bio

Sonia Dula

Sonia Dulá

Former Vice Chair, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch

Bio

Anna Figueroa

Anna Figueroa

President and Owner, Vantage Communications

Bio

Shanequa Fleming

Shanequa Fleming

Founder and CEO of Perfect Solutions Consulting Group

Bio

Reizel Larrea Alvarez

Reizel Larrea Alvarez

Founder of SPEAK Q Network

Bio

Maureen Mascaro

Maureen Mascaro

Founder & Project Executive, The Common Area Factor

Bio

Lisa N. McGill

Lisa N. McGill

President, Executive One Consulting Solutions

Bio

Doreen Mogavero

Doreen Mogavero

Former Founder & CEO of Mogavero, Lee & Co., Inc.

Bio

Ileana Musa

Ileana Musa

Morgan Stanley Private Banking Group, Managing Director, Head of International Banking & Lending

Bio

Lillian M. Peters

Lillian M. Peters

Managing Director, Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management LLC

Bio

Seema Pissaris

Seema Pissaris

Professor, FIU College of Business

Bio

Pamela Silva Conde

Pamela Silva Conde

Co-anchor, Univision

Bio

Monica Simo

Monica Simo

Partner at TheVentureCity

Bio

Ebony Smith

Ebony Smith

Managing Partner & Executive Coach, Ebenum Equation

Bio

Rafael Soltero

Rafael Soltero

Sales Instructor, FIU College of Business

Bio

Elisa Vila

Elisa Vila

Director of Operations, Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Bio

Renee Wolf

Renee Wolf

Human Resources Business Partner, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Bio

PAST EVENTS

2018 SPEAKERS

Jolie Balido

Jolie Balido

CEO, Roar Media

Tere Blanca

Tere Blanca

Chairman & CEO, Blanca Commercial Real Estate

Jacqueline Bueno Sousa

Jacqueline Bueno Sousa

Regional Director of Florida at SBDC

Lissette M. Calderon

Lissette M. Calderon

Chief Executive Officer, Neology Group

Andres Campo

Andres Campo

(BBA '00), Founder & CEO of Axxis Solutions

Frances Colón

Frances Colón

Former Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, US Department of State

Yvonne Debesa

Yvonne Debesa

(BAcc'82, MAC '94), Executive Vice President & COO, Sunstate Bank

Caroline de Posada-Rodriguez

Caroline de Posada-Rodriguez

Owner, Caroline de Posada PA

 



SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Individual Tickets

Fair Market Value: $196

$175
  • Early-Bird Tickets: $175.
  • General Admission: $200.

Friend of the Summit

Fair Market Value: $784

$1k
  • Sponsor display table.
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • 4 tickets to the conference.

Luncheon Table Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$2k
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Supporting Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$4k
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Post-conference sponsor recap email to guests.
  • Workshop visibility.
  • Workshop signage.
  • Company giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table during the conference.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Networking Reception

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$5k
  • Company branded networking reception.
  • Name listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Post-conference sponsor recap email to guests.
  • Speaking presence at networking reception.
  • Company giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table during the conference.
  • 1 Luncheon table (for 10 guests).

Presenting Sponsor

Fair Market Value: $1,961

$15k
  • Name Listing on general event signage.
  • Name listing in the printed event program.
  • Mention in all Power Up Summit articles and news.
  • Recognition in the FIU Business Donor Roll of Honor.
  • 1 luncheon table (for 10 guests).
  • Post-summit workshop.
  • Provide opening remarks at Power Up.
  • Company to present giveaways.
  • Sponsor display table.

PREVIOUS SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS:

  • BoxyCharm
  • Half Moon Empanadas
  • Intermedia Touch
  • Kendra Scott
  • Misha's Cupcakes
  • RAMAX Miami
  • South Florida Business Journal

TABLE SPONSOR:

  • BankUnited
  • Half Moon Empanadas
  • Mastercard
  • Misha's Cupcakes
  • Ocean Bank
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo

FRIEND OF THE SUMMIT:

  • Citrix
  • Darling Lie-Nielsen, Northwestern Mutual
  • Compass Office Solutions

SUPPORTING SPONSOR:

  • MS in Finance Program & Hollo School of Real Estate

 

CONTACT US

Florida International University
College of Business
Direct: 305.348.5495
Office: 305.348.2751
Email: powerup@fiu.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

PowerUP Summit 2020
Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
Friday, March 6

Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal for the FIU Business PowerUP Summit 2020. We look forward to learning more about approaches that serve to empower and improve the lives and careers of women around the world.

 

2020 REGISTRATION

Power Up Summit 2020 tickets will go on sale in May 2019.
Tell us who you are and we'll be sure to get get back in touch with you then.

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