Women’s Leadership Conference Agenda




Presenting Sponsor



MARCH 1, 2023    |    7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

We are excited to announce our fourth annual Women’s Leadership Conference! Join us March 1, 2023 from 7:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. The event will feature breakout sessions for personal and professional growth, and keynote speaker Jennifer Hyman, CEO and Co-founder of Rent the Runway with an exclusive VIP experience.

Attendees are welcome to come and go as they wish throughout the sessions.


7:30 a.m.                                   Registration Opens

7:30 – 8:45 a.m.                      Networking Breakfast Sponsored by Ochsner Health


9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: Breakout Session 

  • Money Talks: Unlocking the Secrets to Financial Success – Angelle Bertrand David, VP of Business Development, B1Bank; and Brittany Eikner, CFP, Financial Planner at Smith Shellnut Wilson, LLP
  • Health Choices to Reduce Your Cancer Risk – Moderator: Lee Jacoby, MBA, Ochsner Health; Tyesha Taylor, NP, Ochsner Health; Dr. Lindsey Fauveau, Ochsner Health; and Dr. Kayla Sliman, Ochsner Health
  • The Misfit Advantage: Insights to Liberate Your Inner Misfit and Thrive – Dima Ghawi, Speaker, Author and Coach
  • Health and Equity in the Workspace – Mag Bickford, Managing Member in the New Orleans Office, McGlinchey Stafford; and Camille Bryant, Member, McGlinchey Stafford


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.                 Snack & Social Break Presented by Nexus Louisiana/Research Park Corp.

10:15- 11:00 a.m.: Breakout Session
  • How to Start Your Business and Get Women-Owned and/or Minority-Owned Certified – Norisha Kirts Glover, Founder and Owner, NRK Construction, LLC; and Kristi Richard, Attorney, McGlinchey Stafford
  • You Hold the Key: Unlock Your Leadership Potential Through Self-Actualization- Lacy Dicharry, MS, MBA, Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator
  • You Hold the Key: Unlock Your Leadership Potential Through Self-Actualization – Lacy Dicharry, MS, MBA, Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator
  • Health & Wellness: Mental Health Across the Lifespan – Moderator: Lee Jacoby, MBA, Ochsner Health; and Dr. Courtney Gunn, Clinical Psychology, Ochsner Health
  • Fund Your Vision: Strategies for Managing and Protecting Business Capital (And Not Going Broke!) – Will Campbell, Jr., Director – b1 Foundation; and Alicia Robertson, EVP, Chief Treasury Management Officer, b1BANK


11:00 – 11:30 a.m.                    Snack & Social Break Presented by Tiger Athletic Foundation

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.           Lunch with Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Hyman

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.                      VIP Meet & Greet Reception Sponsored by McGlinchey Stafford

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.                       General Reception Sponsored by Woman’s Hospital


1:45- 2:30 p.m.: Breakout Session 

  • Money Mindset: How to Shift into Your Wealthy Place – Crystal Robinson, Dominate with Crystal
  • An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away – Dr. Gunjan Raina, Heal 360
  • 3 Steps to designing your Winning Week – Anna Kormick, Time Management Coach


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.                      Snack & Social Break Presented by YWCA


2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Breakout Session

  • Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness: A Conversation Guide for Boards & Leadership Teams – Beverly Brooks Thompson, Ph.D., CFRE, Carter Global
  • Compassion Fatigue – Viveca Johnson, Forward Moving Counseling & Consulting Services
  • The Shift from Proving to Improving – Sarah Rainwater, MBA, NFP Corporate Services
  • Journey to Entrepreneurship – Nenette Gray, CEO, Lemonade Creative Marketing


THANK YOU to our 2023 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor



Ochsner Health



Entergy Something Borrowed Blooms Woman’s Hospital


Baton Rouge General Hospital • Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana • Coleman Consulting Group 

ICF, International Kendra Scott •Lamar Maughan Law Firm Nexus Louisiana/Research Park Corp.

Tiger Athletic Foundation YWCA


Cadence Insurance • Dow Emergent Method

Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation • Jones Walker LLP