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Join us for our for our Annual Seminar and Fundraiser Event! 

Thus far, over $367,000 been awarded in scholarships through proceeds raised at our annual Heels, Hopes & Higher Education event.

About the Speaker:
Lelia started her company because women kept coming to her for support in professional negotiations and career decision-making. Now a sought-after speaker and writer on workplace dynamics for women, Lelia has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as GE and as well as professional associations across the country.

Considered a thought leader in the field, writes regularly for both Forbes and NBC News and has been profiled in Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire for her unique approach. With a Master's in Public Policy and a BA in Sociology, she applies her understanding of political, professional, and cultural systems to support women in the workplace. Finally, as a New Orleans native and enthusiast, clients describe her “contagious warmth” and playful spirit, which bring joie de vivre to all her work. Learn more at

Event Schedule:

9 a.m.
Registration & Auction Viewing

9:45 a.m.
Opening remarks

10 a.m.
The Unexpected Advantage: Negotiation Strategies That Work for Women

12 p.m.
Lunch, Auction & Networking

1:30 p.m.
Negotiate Like a Pro

2:30 p.m.
All the Feels: Finding Calm and Confidence in Times of Stress

3:30-5 p.m.
Closing remarks, Silent auction Close, Networking Social 


*Register by September 10 to receive the discounted price of $85 for members and $105 for non-members! 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

You're invited to become a sponsor for the 2019 Heels, Hope, and Higher Education Seminar!

Your sponsorship supports important professional development and Management Women's scholarship program for future professionals. Thanks to our sponsors, we will be awarding $21,000 in scholarships in May of 2019, bringing our cumulative total to $367,000 in scholarships awarded since 1983 to women pursuing post-secondary education.

>>Sponsor Letter<< 
>>Sponsorship Opportunities<<
>>Sponsorship Reservation<<

If you would like to donate to the Silent Auction please email

>>HHH Donation request letter<< 
>>HHH Donation form<<

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