WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS
REUNION

TEXAS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM
TEXAS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS
REUNION

1 Session, 4 Goals:
One immersive day offering the chance to build new leadership skills, acquire insights that are particularly relevant for businesswomen today, connect with fellow WWMB alumnae, and to celebrate the graduation of a new WWMB cohort.

Program Overview

The WWMB Reunion is a leadership development program specifically designed for graduates of the Women Who Mean Business program. Inviting all past cohorts for one full immersive day, alumnae will re-engage while learning a new skill set taught by WWMB instructors, Gay Gaddis and Lynn Utter. Combined with networking and discussions by accomplished business leaders, the program culminates with a combined graduation dinner celebrating a new cohort of WWMB graduates, creating an expanded network of female leaders.
“THE TIME TO STEP UP TO OUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL IS NOW.”
— LYNN UTTER
“LEADERSHIP IS SHIFTING IN A WAY THAT’S ALIGNED TO WOMEN’S NATURAL STRENGTHS.”
— GAY GADDIS
Learn and Recharge
in Austin, TX
The program is held on the beautiful campus of the University of Texas at the AT&T Executive Education Center, located in the heart of downtown Austin.

Reunion Dates & Program Cost

Reconnect with past Women Who Mean Business cohorts to grow your network and continue your professional journey.
Reunion Date
The program consists of one immersive day with breakfast, lunch, dinner and instruction included. Travel and hotel additional, if needed.
Reunion Date Is As Follows:
Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Cost
Women Who Mean Business Reunion
$1,295
Course Completion
A certificate of completion and a reunion collectable keepsake will be presented from Texas Executive Education.
Accommodations
The AT&T Executive Center & Hotel

Located on the edge of The University of Texas at Austin campus, the AT&T Hotel & Executive Education and Conference Center is a state-of-the-art facility that offers Texas Executive Education participants a comfortable and convenient location to learn and stay during their program.

Employer Reimbursement

Courses offered by Texas Executive Education often qualify for employer reimbursement.
Sample Justification Email/Letter
Need help convincing your manager to approve the time and cost related to taking this course? Use this customizable template as a starting point to help demonstrate the value of the program for your organization.

Dear [YOUR MANAGER'S NAME],

I would like your approval to attend the Women Who Mean Business Reunion, an immersive one-day program for rising star leaders seeking career advancement and the chance to strengthen their professional network. The program one full-day of programming and networking with accomplished business leaders on [Insert Reunion Date], 2023. Taught by two CEOs and University of Texas McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame winners, Gay Gaddis and Lynn Utter, the program brings entrepreneurial skills and corporate experiences together for a comprehensive leadership program for rapid career advancement. This program will offer me real-world experiences and the tools needed to dramatically improve the [ADD YOUR PRODUCTS/SERVICES] we deliver and how we work internally.

This class is in-person and interactive at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin. It will include lectures, small group exercises, key speakers, and networking events as well as a McCombs School of Business certificate of completion.

Topics will include:

  • Reflection since WWMB graduation
  • Deep dive on negotiation
  • Cultivating Your Personal Network
  • Goal Setting (Again, and Again)

After this session, I will be able to share tangible takeaways and learnings with our whole team. Additionally, I will be able to use these sessions to focus on strategies to grow our business and/or contribute to the profitability of the company.

Additionally, Women Who Mean Business Reunion brings together corporate executives and entrepreneurs to offer a cross-pollination of ideas while networking on future innovations. I'm excited to apply our principles of [**ADD YOUR CURRENT CORPORATE INITIATIVE HERE**]

The total cost to attend this one-day program is detailed below:

  • Program Registration: $1,295
  • Travel: [INSERT AMOUNT]
  • Hotel: [INSERT AMOUNT]
  • Meals: [INSERT ESTIMATE **Breakfast, lunch & dinner included in Registration Fee]

TOTAL: [SUM OF ABOVE]

You can learn more about the program here [link inserted here].

Thanks for taking the time to review this request. I look forward to talking to you about it.

Regards,
[YOUR NAME]
Curriculum
Objective
Re-engage with past Cohorts to continue to build upon relationships creating a strong network of like-minded female leaders; attend lectures and networking events to gain knowledge from experienced business leaders; and end the day by joining a shared graduation dinner with current WWMB graduates creating a bridge between a new Cohort of colleagues.

Topics
  • Continue to build leadership skills
  • Acquire insights that are particularly relevant for businesswomen
  • Hear from successful women business leaders about their career journeys
  • Reconnect with fellow WWMB alumnae
  • Celebrate the graduation of a new WWMB cohort
Sample of Reunion Schedule
Sample of Reunion Schedule
View a sample of the session schedules and see what is covered during the program. The schedule is subject to change.

Reunion Preview Schedule
Subject to change

REUNION
8:30 am: Welcome
9:00 am: Cohort circles reunite
11:00 am: Classroom discussions on "Effective Negotiating Strategies"
2:30 pm: "Conversations with" a successful businesswomen
3:30 pm - 5pm: Break
6:00 pm: Cocktails & Networking with Reunion participants
7:00 - 10:00 pm: Graduation Dinner with Reunion participants and new WWMB graduates
Sign Up to Attend the Reunion
The reunion is open to all participants from Women Who Mean Business cohorts 1 and 2. There is no application needed - simply click "sign up," then complete your payment on the next screen.
Have Questions?
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