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Lead On: Becoming an authentic leader

  • 05/30/2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Alley, 499 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94301


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Past leaders acquired trust based on formal positions, but today’s leaders must instead rely on their own authentic power to earn the trust of their employees, peers, and community.

Many of us have two sides to our personality: a ‘work' side and a ‘home' side. This is especially true in leadership, where managers often feel pressure to fit their personality to match their role. But if individuals can remain authentic in their leadership approach, they can bring their whole self to work while still being effective, productive, and inspiring leaders.

Being an authentic leader is not just about being yourself; it’s about growing into your best self. Authentic leadership is an ever-evolving process of growth that involves trusting relationships and embracing a process of emotional, behavioral, and social enrichment.

In this session, we will explore how the Authentic Leadership Theory can help you become an inspiring leader.


Urvi Bhandari, Managing Director & Emotional Wealth Guide

Urvi Bhandari is a storyteller that sparks ideas for the changing paradigm of how we live, work and play. We live in a time of “constant change,” and she paints the story of disruption, by helping others, create tomorrow —> TODAY! She is the bridge between ideas and action with a focus on the human element. She advises executives (corporate / entrepreneurs) to unleash their mind to focus on self-awareness and transform their lives. She is their trusted agent to find the right resources and mindsets, to bring fulfillment and success in their journey of life. As a reformed, Fortune 10 executive (AT&T, Walmart, IBM, Coca-Cola), startup mentor and founder, she brings 20 years of experience and a vast network to your future.

Wendy Hanson, Co-Founder & COO, BetterManager

Wendy Hanson is Co-founder and COO of BetterManager. For more than 20 years, she has worked with companies of all sizes, coaching C-suite leaders and business teams across various industries. Client companies included Google, AOL, Verizon and hundreds of tech start-ups.

Wendy has an M.Ed in Organization and Management and is a Certified Co-Active Professional Coach(CPPC) from the Coaches Training Institute. She has been a CEO of a non-profit organization, and held many leadership positions in the human services and education fields.

BetterManager is a learning and development organization offering one-on-one coaching and virtual master classes. Our mission is to help managers and team members make a positive difference in the lives of the people they work with and their organizations.

Luca Rosetti, Chairman & CEO, Beaconforce

I create work environments where people can thrive and become the best version of themselves.

HR has been struggling with the same problems for decades. Disengagement, lack of productivity, and stress are causing companies to not only loose talent but also increase depression and burnout around the world. It's our responsibility as business people to have an impact on our people's lives and create work environments that help people reach their full potential. Technology and data can help us achieve this if we use it properly.

Aurélie A. Vincent, Founder & CEO, Embody Agency

Aurélie A. Vincent is an international executive coach, speaker and companies’ advisor. Founder and CEO of Embody Agency, Inc., for the last 13 years Aurélie has acted as a Chief Editor for international conferences, preparing leaders and CEOs for TED or TED-like talks, for WISE (the World Innovation Summit for Education) and corporate events across a large range of industries (Bank, Insurance, Automotive, IT, Luxury, Food).

Aurélie A. has coached entrepreneurs, CEOs and Executives from five continents (Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Americas) to improve their impact at key moments of their career.

She also offers training to executive committees, incubators and MBA students in Europe, the US and Asia. Using her training in psychology, Aurélie A. has a unique result-oriented approach that supports her clients in identifying and tapping into their excellence strategy. The outcome is that they learn to express their talent and uniqueness by delivering clear, memorable and engaging messages.

Aurélie is also a jury member and coach at The Coaching Fellowship, an organization that supports young women leaders of potential, from 80 different countries around the world.


Lamya Alaoui, Managing Director, CoachMya

Lamya Alaoui is a certified Behavioral consultant and Managing Director of CoachMya. 

With 14+ years of experience spanning North America, Europe and MENA in Talent Management, Lamya had the opportunity to build and lead teams for multinational companies such as Bertelsmann, Orange, SFR, Groupon, Google and Microsoft.

She works with startups to build and sustain team alignment through understanding behavioral dimensions, thought process and motivational drivers, enabling them to communicate and collaborate more effectively.

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