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Women and Leadership Forum: Festival Edition - New Orleans - 


This expertly facilitated forum has been carefully designed as a space reserved for the unique challenges faced by today's professional woman in leadership roles in corporate, non-profit and public and private boards.  Women will gather from all backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the solutions to obstacles faced and construct plans for personal and collective success.  This is a limited registration women only event.  Affinity group and professional network sessions are planned. Exclusive VIP Mastermind Dinner Session Available to 10 Participants.  This event is the perfect kick-off for professional women attending the 25th Annual Essence Festival!

Our facilitator, Dethra U. Giles, is an international speaker, executive coach and award-winning author that delivers highly engaging and interactive presentations and workshops that take audiences on a journey of how leadership and personal development mastery can change an organization. Dethra is a two time TEDx Talk speaker as well as a top rated speaker for National SHRM (Society of Human Resources Managers). She is an expert at delivering presentations that help build leaders and increase productivity.

Registration Information


  • $250 Before April 1

  • $299 On/After April 1

  • $100 Mastermind Dinner Session (Add-On Ticket)


Admission, continental breakfast, lunch, networking reception and materials.

Registration Closes:  

Registration limited to 35 professional women.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation only in writing.  $100 Processing Fee will be accessed.  No Refunds after March 1.

Facilitator - Women and Leadership Forum
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Dethra Giles
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