Angela Lewis, Chief of Staff at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, and Bedford resident, will be a featured panelist at this year's Indiana Conference for Women being held at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis on November 12.
The Indiana Conference for Women is the midwest's premier women's event, featuring internationally-acclaimed speakers, bestselling authors and business experts with strategies, advice and tools to ignite their career or business success.
Ms. Lewis, recently honored with the 2015 Torchbearer Awards which recognizes women of Indiana who have stepped forward as leaders by breaking down barriers, will bring her unique perspective to a breakout session entitled, "Innovating Your Skillset: How Women Lead the Way and Change the World."
Crane has also been at the forefront of research and development of cutting edge technologies at its federal laboratory, serving both military and commercial customers.
Serving in this environment, Lewis has distinguished herself as a groundbreaking leader. "Women have the type of competencies that allow them to thrive in innovative environments," Lewis said. "Building a culture of innovation requires successful leaders who are collaborative and empathetic. It necessitates breaking down communication barriers, and forming pathways and connections. This is not only inherent in encouraging innovation, these are keys to developing our next generation of leaders."
This year's Indiana Conference for Women also features speakers such as Kathy Ireland, CEO and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW), and Sallie Krawcheck, Chair of Ellevate Network.
In it's third year, the Indiana Conference for Women features breakout session focused on career development, social responsibility, communication, technology and entrepreneurship.
Additional speakers include EY's Global Vice Chair of Public Policy Beth Brooke-Marciniak, certified speaking professional and author Jennifer Kanhweiler, Ph.D., communications strategist and author Sam Horn, certified executive coach and author Bonnie Marcus, business analyst and Inside Indiana Business host Gerry Dick and conference co-founders Deborah Collins Stephens and Billie Dragoo.
The Indiana Conference for Women will take place on November 12, 2015 a the JW Marriott Indianapolis. To register, please visit www.indianaconferenceforwomen.com
About the Indiana Conference for Women:
The Indiana Conference for Women is the Midwest's largest women's event, featuring internationally-acclaimed speakers, bestselling authors and business experts with strategies, advice and tools to ignite your career or business success. The conference takes place November 12, 2015 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.
The conference is produced by Invent Your Future Enterprises. To register and for more information, please visit www.indianaconferenceforwomen.com