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How Great Women Lead | Bonnie St. John


How Great Women Lead
Sunday 8:00 pm
Get a fresh and inspiring leadership perspective as Bonnie St. John shares extraordinary insights from her two-year journey with her teenage daughter into the lives, and life lessons, of some of the world’s most renowned leaders including: Hillary Clinton, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, movie star/activist Geena Davis, an orchestra conductor, the first woman Thunderbird fighter pilot, and many more. Bonnie builds on her own inspiring story with vivid portraits of the kind of courage, perseverance, and strength that define leadership in the 21st Century. Bonnie will also discuss the unique challenges of writing her book, How Great Women Lead, which has been hailed as having “Created a new genre in leadership writing.”

Resiliency: A Daily Tool Kit, Session 1
Tuesday 5:00 pm
How do we continue to tap into new sources of energy for the innovations, insights and initiatives we need as the global pace of our society continues to accelerate? Bonnie St. John guides you through a series of practical exercises and techniques that offset the negative effects of stress, increase individual resilience, and put more vitality into your life. At this session, you will:
- Practice four types of practical techniques that RE-SET your autonomic adrenaline reactions - in two minutes or less – whether you are at work, at home, or even on the run.
- Learn three ways of monitoring your hour-by-hour physiology to RE-ENERGIZE and maintain consistently higher energy throughout the day.

Resiliency: A Daily Tool Kit, Session 2
Wednesday 5:00 pm
- Learn to use the paradigm of positive psychology to RE-FRAME your perception and outlook in order to respond quickly and creatively to life’s challenges.
- Practice four quick and easy methods to RE-INSPIRE yourself by waking up your spirit, enlivening your sense of purpose, and tapping into deeper wells of energy throughout your day.
- Develop your own unique, personalized ritual for waking up your spirit.


Bonnie St. JohnDespite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win Olympic medals in ski racing. In recognition of this historic achievement, Bonnie was honored at the White House by President George W. Bush for Black History month. Today, Bonnie travels the globe as a highly sought after keynote speaker, Fortune 500 business consultant, television and radio personality, business owner, and the author of six books including her Amazon #1 best-seller, How Great Women Lead. Bonnie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard, earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and served in the White House as a Director of the National Economic Council during the Clinton administration. She has been featured extensively in both national and international media including: The Today Show, CNN, CBS Morning News, PBS, NPR, and The New York Times, as well as PeopleOEbony and Essence magazines. NBC Nightly News called Bonnie, "One of the five most inspiring women in America."

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: July 18, 2014


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