- February Chapter Meeting
February 24, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Women in Leadership – Strategies for accelerating women’s development and career advancement
With presenter Adrienne Milics, MBA, PCC
Attendees will receive 1.5 CCEs in Core Competencies
Participants will explore three areas that are especially critical for women’s leadership development: Power, Agency, and Confidence. Appropriate for both men and women who care about, coach, or lead women. Topics include:
- Examining attitudes related to gender and the expression of power including unconscious bias and the double bind
- Understanding the definition and role of agency in work and life choices and outcomes
- Assessing one’s own confidence level and learning what builds confidence
- Creating a plan and committing to one; two steps to take to develop one’s own, and clients’ power, agency and confidence.
The session will be interactive, including a combination of small group discussions and coaching conversations.
ICF Core Competencies covered: Powerful Questioning; Creating Awareness; Designing Actions
Adrienne Milics supports high potential and senior-level executives across a variety of disciplines and industries strengthen their strategic leadership, executive presence, and impact and influence. Adrienne is especially passionate about supporting women in leadership, and created the Women’s Leadership Accelerator, a cohort-based program for women to accelerate their advancement into upper management.
Earlier in her career, Adrienne earned an MBA, climbed the corporate ladder, and was Senior Vice President of Information Technology at CIGNA Retirement and Investment Services. Before that, she went to music school and sang opera professionally for a few years. In 2012, she began coaching and facilitating in Harvard Business School Executive Education Programs, working with leaders from all over the world. Tapping into her experience as a coach and a classically trained singer, she also is a speech and performance coach in the Divinity School at Yale University, coaching the preaching students on their voice and presence in the pulpit.
Adrienne’s approach to coaching is holistic, drawing upon the cognitive, somatic, emotional and spiritual domains as appropriate for each client. Her style is warm, inquisitive and non-judgmental, while also being business-focused and pragmatic. She received her professional coach training in the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate Program, and has an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Adrienne is a member of the International Coach Federation, and currently serves on the Board of ICF-CT. She also is a member of the Human Resources Leadership Forum of Southern New England.
Adrienne Milics, MBA, PCC
Venue: Farmington Country Club