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Virtual Speaker Series - Increasing Your Influence
Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Virtual Speaker Series

Women Owned Law Virtual Speaker Series

"Increasing Your Influence"

Every day, every one of us is influenced by someone, and in turn, we influence others. Today, more than ever before, the ability to be a compelling force on the thoughts, behaviors, or opinions of others is critical. In this session, Karen Lawson will present a practical, how-to approach to increasing your interpersonal effectiveness in both your professional and personal lives. No matter what your position or career stage, you will learn how to be more successful when dealing with clients, colleagues, and employees, regardless of the situation.

Dr. Karen Lawson, executive coach, international speaker, consultant, and author, is president of Lawson Consulting Group, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in leadership development. She has extensive consulting and seminar experience in the areas of management, team development, communications, and quality service across a wide range of industries including financial services, pharmaceutical, health care, law, and nonprofit organizations.

Karen is the author of 15 books on the subjects of leadership, coaching, training, speaking, and career management. She has also written chapters for 15 different professional collections in addition to numerous articles in professional journals and an op-ed piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer. She has been quoted in Forbes, Fast Company, and the Wall Street Journal.

She holds a PhD in Adult and Organization Development from Temple University; an MA in English from the University of Akron; and a BA from Mount Union College. She is also a graduate of the National School of Banking in Fairfield, CT. She is one of only 400 people worldwide to have earned the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the 4,000-member National Speakers Association. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding contribution to the training and speaking professions and was also named one of Pennsylvania’s "Best 50 Women in Business" as well as one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Women of Distinction.”

Karen is currently an adjunct professor at DeSales University and Arcadia University in their MBA programs and has served on the adjunct faculty for the University of Delaware, Saint Joseph’s University, Villanova University, Cabrini College, and Rochester Institute of Technology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, she conducts on-line programs for the United Nations System Staff College. She has presented at several professional conferences in the United States, Asia, and Europe.


This Virtual Speaker Series program is open to members and non-members.
Please RSVP by Monday, May 25, 2020.