Join Us For Fearless Conversations Over Dinner
With Francesca Burack and Special Guest Speakers 

Periodically we host small, intimate dinners in private settings at popular New York City area restaurants featuring a notable, highly accomplished female speaker for an evening of good food, great women and fearless conversations.

Don’t miss this unique and exceptional opportunity to join a group of your fearless peers in breaking bread and talking with influential women about the hot issues affecting women’s lives and careers.

Space is Limited to 10 Women…So Register Now!

Fearless Conversations Over Dinner

Reserve Your Seat At The Table!

  • Are you ready to join a group of like-minded women having cutting edge discussions on the most critical matters of the day?
  • Are you tired of the issues & challenges confronting women being criticized, patronized or ignored for too long by too many?
  • Do you want a safe environment where you can engage in candid conversations about women’s concerns?
  • Are you tired of not having your voice heard or your ideas seriously considered?
  • Do you care about things like the gender wage gap, workplace diversity & inclusion, female mentorship, sexual harassment and much more?
  • Are you yearning to take a seat at the table and raise your voice to have an impact and make a difference?
  • Are you ready to shift the paradigm on female empowerment in the workplace, politics and society?
  • Are you eager to be your authentic female self and have you and all women recognized as insightful, influential leaders?
  • Is it your time to engage, step up, create change and move forward?

Only 10 Invitees per Dinner!

Every Dinner Features:

• Themed Topics with a Special Guest

• A “Stand In Your Power!” Workshop

• Fearless Conversation To Empower Your Life & Career

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Our Next Fearless Conversations Over Dinner
is February 24, 2020 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm 

 Come join this fearless conversation where we will discuss

“Becoming and Being a Board Member”

Featuring Special Guest from Sheila A. Stamps

Independent Corporate Director

Join us for a view of one woman’s journey to her Board seats. What were some of the challenges Sheila Stamps confronted along the way, how were they overcome, and how did she prepare herself to be a valuable Board member.

  • What are the risks of Board Membership?
  • What challenges do women on Boards face?
  • What are the most satisfying aspects of Board membership?
  • How does one provide value?

With more dialogue prompted by your questions. Join us!

Join Francesca and special guest Sheila Stamps, at Fearless Conversations Over Dinner™ on February 24th for an enlightening conversation about women on Boards.

Sheila A. Stamps

Sheila A. Stamps, a dual US/UK citizen, is a finance executive with substantial experience working with both corporations and financial institutions. As a Corporate Board Member, Investment Manager, P&L leader, and Banker she has worked through various economic cycles and market dislocations, giving her expansive insight into risk and opportunities domestically and internationally.

Ms. Stamps currently serves on public company and not-for-profit boards in the financial services, logistics, educational and governance industries.  Her leadership roles in the banking industry include Managing Director and Group Head, Financial Institutions at Bank of America and, prior thereto, Managing Director of Asset Backed Securitization and Management Committee Member at Bank One London (now, JP Morgan).

Ms. Stamps earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BS in Management Sciences from Duke University. She also completed a Harvard University Fellowship at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; is an alumna of The US Army War College National Security Seminar (2019); and earned a CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute.

Sheila has been recognized as one of “2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors” by WomenInc Magazine and “2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” by Savoy Magazine. She also serves on the faculty of the National Association of Corporate Directors Board Advisory Services and is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

Sheila’s holds a long-standing interest in motivating youth and women. She’s provided scholarships through the United Negro College Fund; participated in youth workshops; contributed early stage funding and management expertise to entrepreneurs; and currently pursues this interest through her Board work at IES Abroad, an international studies program. 

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It’s a “fearless women’s night out” that can help change the world and your life.
What can one person do to effect positive change?

Find out at Fearless Conversations Over Dinner!

Yes! Reserve My Seat At The Table!

 Fearless Conversations Over Dinner™ 

Featuring Special Guest: Sheila A. Stamps

Monday February 24, 2020 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Becoming and Being a Board Member”

Location: Midtown Manhattan, details sent in an email upon registration

6:30 pm Networking & Cash Bar

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner

No refunds…but if you can’t make it, feel free to send someone in your place!

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