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2021 Women in NECA & Future Leaders Virtual Leadership Conference - March 9-10, 2021

03/ 09 - 10 /2021


Join NECA for the first-ever virtual Women in NECA and Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference. Held on March 9–10, the meeting will consist of two half-days beginning each day at 1:00 p.m. EST.

The 2021 WINFL Leadership Conference will feature:

  • Two keynote speakers 

  • Three breakout sessions with speakers never before seen at NECA events 

  • Two roundtable discussions with peers and NECA staff 

  • Two receptions featuring live networking opportunities and entertainment  

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, March 9 

  • 1:00–2:00 p.m.: Keynote - Networking: Build Relationships, Not Contacts in Today’s World -Laura Okmim

  • 2:10–2:55 p.m.: Breakout Sessions 

    • TakeCaraU® Session 1 – The Four Step Process -Maureen O’Brien

    • Managing Up—Forging a Successful Relationship with Your Supervisor -Alex Willis

  • 3:05–4:05 p.m.: Roundtable Sessions

    • TakeCaraU® Session 2 – Peer Discussion -Maureen O’Brien

    • Developing the Have It All Lifestyle: Winning at Work and Home -Alex Willis

  • 4:15–5:30 p.m.: Updates From NECA 

  • 5:30–6:30 p.m.: Reception: Networking and Bingo 

Wednesday, March 10 

  • 1:00–1:45 p.m.: Breakout Sessions 

    • Achieving Results Through Strategic Planning -Tauhira Ali

    • Innovative Technologies Transforming the Electrical Construction Industry -Josh Bone

  • 1:55–2:55 p.m.: Roundtable Sessions 

    • Strategic Planning Application Workshop -Tauhira Ali

    • Performing a Technology Audit -Josh Bone

  • 3:05–3:50 p.m.: Breakout Sessions 

    • The Language of Leadership: Using Your Communication to Drive Positive Change -Amanda King

    • Beyond Bias -Dushaw Hockett

  • 4:00–5:00 p.m.: Keynote - Stop Being a Leader. Start Being THE Leader -Ryan Avery

  • 5:00–6:00 p.m.: Closing Reception: Networking, Dueling Pianos and Mixology Demonstration, Sponsored by Graybar 


Visit necanet.org/winfl for more information on the 2021 Women in NECA & Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference.

This Virtual Conference will be held via Zoom.

Each attendee must separately register to attend the conference