Women’s Leadership Event Will Help CU Professionals Maintain Momentum

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the League’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference on December 9 from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm. The virtual event is being held in cooperation with the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN), and will explore topics to help credit union professionals achieve further success.

About the Event: Maintaining Momentum

Social distancing is causing all sorts of stressors, both personal and professional. How can you maintain strong bonds with those you care about most while ensuring that you don’t lose momentum in your career? More importantly, can you find opportunity in the current crisis? Learn a few communication tips to build long-lasting alliances with your credit union teams, your friends, and even your members. This workshop will explore strategies for developing habits of grace and empathy to help you be more successful today and in the future.

Breakout and Network

Following the presentation, participants can join two breakout groups of their choice. Topics include:

  • Parenting During a Pandemic: Maintaining balance while juggling parenting, employee, and professional roles.
  • Advocating for Yourself: Speaking up, having professional conversations with management, and discussing your career path.
  • Communicating Remotely: How to be assertive, have confidence, and be heard in a virtual environment.
  • Managing Employee Parents During a Pandemic: Share ideas about helping employees who face difficult decisions about the work/family balance.

A social hour will follow featuring Family Feud fun.


The cost to attend is $99. Secure your registration by visiting the League’s website.

About the Presenter and Facilitator

Shari Storm spent almost 20 years as an executive at a Seattle-area credit union. She is now the CEO of Category 6 Consulting. She speaks around the country on a variety of topics, most relating to enhancing your interpersonal skills to build more successful teams. Her presentation style is described as practical, relevant, engaging, and funny. Storm authored a book, Motherhood is the New MBA: Using Your Parenting Skills to be a Better Boss.

Sister Society Events

Sister Societies are GWLN chapters. They have been established around the world to further the GWLN’s global mission to make a local impact. The purpose is to convene credit union women, discuss credit union issues, exchange ideas, network with neighboring credit union leaders, and provide education to share lessons learned with members worldwide. Anyone connected to a credit union is welcome to attend Sister Society events.