Elevating Women: Owning Your Value, Enlisting Support, and Ending Bias

Women often don’t realize what powerful leaders they are and this seminar will make sure you, and the men you work with, know!

Led by Luann Abrams, this workshop will cover:

  1. To identify and embrace the skills that make women powerful leaders
  2. The difference between mentors, sponsors and allies and how to enlist them throughout your career journey
  3. Tactical skills to interrupt and end bias for yourself and others

Luann Abrams’ Bio:

Luann Abrams is the founder of CEOX, an organization whose mission is to elevate women into CEO and board roles. She is a partner in The Abrams Group, advising, investing in, and supporting the people,

companies and causes that will “leave it better.” Prior to starting CEOX, she ran FoundersPad, an early-stage venture fund with a dedicated mentorship program in Bend, OR. She was the inaugural member of the Women in STEAM group led by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), whose mission is to support and encourage women in male dominated industries for a gender balanced future. She is a founding board member of Strengthening Central Oregon Political Action Committee (SCOPAC) with the mission of recruiting and supporting under-represented groups to run for political office. Luann has a background in aerospace engineering and spent most of her 15 years in aviation working for a start-up aircraft company in Bend, OR. Here she led the certification engineering program at Columbia Aircraft where she oversaw the certification of several aircraft models and ensured that all designs met applicable regulations. Due to her diligence and integrity she was granted the authority to sign off on regulatory compliance on behalf of the FAA prior to aircraft delivery. When she is not working and living the Bend life with her husband and two sons, you will find her curled up with a good book and a hot cup of coffee.

  •  May 11, 2023
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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