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Game Changers: How Women Leaders are Reinventing “Work,” and the Workplace


At Emerging Women Live, October 10-13, you will connect with some of the most amazing women game changers of our time. Not only will you have the opportunity to listen and learn from these amazing powerhouses, you will also be able to truly connect with them. Emerging Women Live is designed to be a small, intimate event, so that all participants can achieve real connections through authentic networking.

One of the most excited discussion panels at the event is centered around the way women are reinventing "work" and the workplace. The panel will feature 4 fantastic women from Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google:


Melissa Daimler (Twitter)MelissaDaimlerPresenter-200x200

Melissa Daimler is the Head of Organizational Effectiveness & Learning at Twitter. She believes that we can leverage our daily work to become better leaders & happier people.

As one of the first coaches certified by the International Coach Federation, Melissa continues to coach leaders daily. Her favorite ‘clients’ are emerging women.  Follow her at @mdaimler on Twitter.


Kelly_Bio-200x200Kelly Palmer  (LinkedIn)

Kelly is the Global Leader of Learning and Talent Development at LinkedIn. She joined LinkedIn in 2012 and started the learning organization from the ground up.  She has a global team that focuses on delivering learning solutions to employees not only in the United States, but also in EMEA, APAC (Singapore, Australia, India), Brazil, and Canada.

Kelly is an active member in the learning community, and her learning products, solutions, and teams have produced award winning results for innovation and creativity.

day2-erica-foxErica Fox  (Google)

Erica Fox is the Director of People Development at Google. Erica leads a team who creates, curates, and delivers function-specific and cross-functional learning & development programs for Googlers. Curriculum includes Noogler (new hire) Orientation & On-boarding, people management, leadership development, professional skills, language instruction, emotional intelligence, creativity & innovation, and personal effectiveness.Erica's prior Google roles and projects included figuring out innovative ways to bring data-driven decision-making to HR. Work on the People Analytics team included using analysis/data to attract, engage, retain, reward and raise productivity of Google's employees.

Debra BednarDebra Bednar (Facebook)

Debra is the Global Head of Business Strategy & Growth at Facebook. She is a senior executive with 16 years of experience providing strategic, marketing, operational and fiscal leadership within consulting, client-side & agency organizations across several platforms & industry verticals. Partnering with Regional Leaders, she charts the strategic direction of the organization by creating the necessary building blocks to scale & optimize smart & fast around the globe. Her primary responsibilities include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Talent Optimization & Operational Leadership.

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