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Achieving EPIC Career Breakthroughs: A Conversation with Cathie Black

The view is different at the top – and a lot of talented women still miss it! But Cathie Black didn’t. Black, who began her career selling ads for Ms. Magazine under Gloria Steinem, rose to become both president and publisher of USA Today and president and chairman of Hearst magazines, where she was responsible for more than 300 publications around the world including Cosmo, Elle, and O, The Oprah Magazine. (She’s the one who convinced Oprah to create a magazine in the first place!). Creating a personal brand and developing an executive presence were key to Black’s success and rise through the ranks. Sharing insider secrets from her personal journey, this session will provide you with practical tools for breakthrough career success. Attendees will learn:

  • How to cultivate remarkable executive presence
  • Strategies to create a personal brand that aligns with your short-and long-term career goals
  • Tools for networking within a large organization, including how to become visible without being annoying
  • Advice to help you effectively lead change – both within yourself and your organization

Speaker: Cathie Black, former president & chairman, Hearst Magazines, best-selling author & Forbes “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” @CATHIEPBLACK
Moderator: Emily Bennington, author, Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination @EMILYBENNINGTON