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Annual Lean In Regional Leaders Conference In Golden State

By Brittney Ranea Paxton

PALO ALTO, CA— The Lean In Regional Leaders Conference is an annual training and peer support event  for regional leaders who lead chapters from Dayton to Dubai. This year,  Lean In Ohio’s marketing director, Brittney Ranea Paxton attended.

(L to R) Dr. Jen Welter- First Woman to Coach in The NFL, Brittney Ranea Paxton- Lean In Ohio, and Rachel Schall Thomas- Co-Founder & President of The Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation.

The Lean In Regional Leaders Conference unites women from across the globe in an effort to broaden our knowledge as leaders, empower our souls, and most importantly lean into the community impact we set out to achieve in our respective corners of the world.

The conference hosted over eighty regional leaders from various locations including, London, Paris, Malaysia, India, Poland, and territories within the United States. The connections built among each other was the greatest aspect of the conference, as we broadened our network and created safe spaces filled with empowerment and genuine support for the Lean In message; And most importantly, each other.

Conference Speakers Included:
Dr. Jen Welter , First Women Coach of The NFL
Dave Evans - “Design Your Life” Professor at Stanford University
Dr. Deborah Gruenfeld - Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford University
Sarah Cho , SurveyMonkey
Megan Rooney , Lean In Former Speech Writer for Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama, and Michelle Obama
Jacqueline Jones , LinkedIn Engagement & Development Program (LEAD) and Head of Strategic Partnerships for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Regional Leaders Conference was hosted at several prominent locations in the area including:
SurveyMonkey, Mighty Networks, and Stanford University- College of Business

The Conference Extension experience is led by the fearless, Linda Brandt.

The Conference Extension provided additional educational tools to regional leaders outside the Lean In Regional Leaders Conference activities. Topics included salary negotiation, resources to grow Lean In circles, Lean In stories, connection activities, diversity and inclusion insights and initiatives accompanying a discussion panel with Lean In Tokyo regional leader and founder, Rena Suzuki Wagner and by virtual attendance, Lean In Ohio and Lean In Women of Color, regional leader and founder, Julene Allen.

The Lean In Conference Extension Sunday Crew

Lean In Regional Leaders Conference 2017

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