D CEO Presents

Women’s Leadership Symposium 2020

D CEO Women’s Leadership Initiative

In June 2016, D CEO launched its first annual Women’s Leadership Symposium. Since then, our editorial coverage and curated event series have grown significantly, and will culminate in a two-day virtual symposium on July 15 and 16, 2020.

This year’s unique two-day symposium will provide opportunities to virtually network, engage with speakers, and experience 12+ dynamic executives as they share their journeys, insights, and tangible takeaways. Extraordinary times calls for extraordinary leadership—join us and be a part of making North Texas an even better place to live and work.

Speakers include (more to be announced): Day One Keynote by Anne Chow, CEO of AT&T Business Day Two Keynote Cynt Marshall, CEO of Dallas Mavericks Arcilia Acosta, President and CEO of CARCON Industries Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew, VP, Community Affairs, Strategic Alliances at State Fair of Texas® Shonn Brown, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Kimberly Clark Roslyn Dawson Thompson, President and CEO of Texas Women’s Foundation Carrie Freeman Parsons of Freeman Co. Patti Johnson, CEO of PeopleResults Amy Lewis Hofland, Sr. Director of Crow Museum Brit Rettig Wold, Founder and CEO of GRIT by Brit Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior Vice President of Sales, Trade Support & Service, North America at Celebrity Cruises Melanie Shaffer, CEO and Founder of Talent Suite L Michelle Smith, CEO and Founder of no silos communication Jenny Martinez and Tasha Schwikert of Munck Wilson Mandala



2020 D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium

Past Events

2019 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium May 30, 2019

2018 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium May 31, 2018

2017 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium June 2, 2017

2016 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium June 1, 2016

D CEO Women Speaker Series: On Brand August 10, 2015

D CEO Women Speaker Series: On Barriers May 18, 2015

D CEO Women Speaker Series: On Philanthropy March 23, 2015

D CEO Women Speaker Series: On Business September 29, 2014


What is D CEO Women’s Leadership?

Launched in 2016 with an editorial package and half-day symposium, our D CEO Women’s Leadership initiative has been expanded into a year-long program that also includes regular magazine features, a series of quarterly panel discussions, lunch-and-learns, and a two-day symposium this year on July 15 and 16, 2020. Take a look at 2019’s Symposium for inspiration.

What does the Women Leadership Symposium 2020 include?

  • On both July 15 and July 16, the symposium will run from 8 am – 12 pm, with speakers and programming on every hour (and half hour!).
  • 12+ speakers will be featured throughout the two days.
  • Live + Q&A. Attendees can engage with speakers by asking questions in Q&A sessions that follow presentations.
  • Online – You can join from anywhere, no travel needed!
  • Recordings – After the summit, you’ll get recordings to check what you’ve missed.
  • One year subscription to D CEO included with all ticket purchases.

What are the ticket levels for the Symposium?

General admission is $35 and includes all programming; Gold admission is $50 and includes programming, virtual network opportunities, and breakout sessions; VIP admission is $80 and includes all of the above, plus a special swag bag and more. All pricing includes taxes and fees. Once you register on the ticket link above, you’ll need to confirm your ticket purchase on Hopin, our event platform. Please email events@dmagazine.com if you have issues.

Where can I get more information?

For editorial information, contact Kelsey Vanderschoot kelsey.vanderschoot@dmagazine.com For advertising information, contact Gillea Allison at gillea.allison@dmagazine.com. For troubleshooting with registration, contact Events@dmagazine.com

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