Women are everywhere in the event industry, crossing all sectors of the industry and from entry-level positions to the most senior roles. It’s clear women are making an impact and have made great strides. But women still face unique challenges at every level, there are still many glass ceilings to shatter.
Joining us today are three incredible women in the industry Kiki Fox the co-founder of the Association for Women in Events, motivational speaker and social impact champion, Courtney Stanley, and Sarah Soliman of Soliman Productions. They are smart, strong, powerful women and paving the way for others. This episode is a must watch for men and women. If we want to make big changes and see women move up into more powerful roles it takes a village.
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Check out the epic resources mentioned in this episode:
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- The Daily Skimm
- #MeToo Movement and it’s Impact on Events – #EventIcons Episode 120
- Association for Women in Events
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