2020 Women’s Summit: Strategies for the Successful Woman Professional


The annual COCPA Women’s Summit provides practical strategies for women to enhance their personal and professional development. With so many successful, professional women in one place, attendees easily connect, engage, and gain new perspectives. Networking opportunities are offered throughout the day.

Nominate a colleague for a Women to Watch award! Awards will be presented during lunch at the Women’s Summit.

Download the nomination form here.

Learning Objectives

To provide women CPAs with opportunities to network and advance their leadership skills.

Course Level
CPE Field of Study
Who Should Attend

All CPAs and finance professionals.



Advanced Preparation


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Aug 28, 2020
8:30 am - 4:30 pm MDT
Total CPE Credits


Day 1

8:30 am
Ethics: What is YOUR responsibility as a Female Leader
Jo Erven

Learning objective: “You have to learn to duck, because they are going to throw it at you.” – Arthur Miller. Female leaders are in a unique position that requires extra responsibility and care. There is no doubt you have or will face an ethical challenge in your career, and I am going to give you the tools to not just DUCK when things are thrown your way, but to also stand up for yourself, and for others.

9:20 am
Listening: Foundation and Gateway To Success
Lorrie Blanchard Tietze

Learning objective: Presence/listening are gateway for building relationships and resolving conflict.

10:10 am
10:20 am
Delegate to Elevate
Stacy Kuxhausen

Learning objective: We all have too many things to do in a day.  Some of us have trouble delegating, and some delegate the wrong things. How to determine which items we should delegate, delegating best practices and how to foster management support.

11:10 am
C-Suite - Perspective from the Top - Panel

Panelists TBA

Learning objective: Hear how our panel of C-Suite Executives are guiding their organizations through the immense changes affecting us all.
Have a question for this panel? Send it to tiffany@cocpa.org

12:00 pm
Women to Watch Awards Luncheon
1:30 pm
Mission: Mentoring - Panel

Panelists include: Melissa Hooley, CPA, CGMA – Moderator & Sharon Lassar, Ph.D, CPA, additional panelists TBA

Learning objective: Building, maintaining and resources for a successful mentoring relationship.
Have a question for this panel? Send it to tiffany@cocpa.org

2:20 pm
Transition with Grace
Becky Cooper ACC

Learning objective: If we know ourselves well, we unleash our transformative power to accomplish any transition that calls to us.

3:20 pm
Technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Panel

Panelists: Sara Haveman, CPA, Rhonda Willert & Meghan Eifealdt, CPA

Learning objective: Receive perspective on the best uses of technology to move YOU and the profession forward.
Have a question for this panel? Send it to tiffany@cocpa.org

4:10 pm
The Art of Connecting in Business
Amy Reczek

Learning objective: Actionable items that can be used to create confidence, leave a lasting impression, and create success when networking.


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