WICT’s Online Learning Library

We are pleased to share our online learning library, a series designed to provide WICT members with valuable leadership lessons to advance their careers.

The library includes interactive online courses and recorded sessions from our Leadership Conference.


From the 2019 WICT Leadership Conference

Contagious Content: The Value of Going Viral

Do you ever wonder why some trends last while others fade away? We often think of traditional advertising methods—social media, TV, print, and the like—as the only way to catapult a product’s popularity. But it turns out word-of-mouth transmission is actually ten times more effective. Join sought-after marketing guru Jonah Berger, Wharton professor and author of Contagious – Why Things Catch On, as he combines groundbreaking research with popular stories to fuel your marketing campaign so that it catches fire.

Speaker: Jonah Berger, Ph.D., Author, Marketing Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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Course sponsored by the Walter Kaitz Foundation

 

Pearls of Wisdom: The Journey

A highlight of the WICT Leadership Conference, this illuminating capstone session is designed after the famed TED Talks. Each year, WICT brings together exceptional and influential thought leaders from all walks of life to impart their wisdom in several mini-keynotes. Each speaker will take you on a personal journey of self-discovery as you follow along in his or her footsteps. Their inspiring and powerful journeys will leave you energized, encouraged and ready to forge your future.

Speakers: Sameer Deen, Chief Digital Officer, Univision Communications Inc.; Gloria Feldt, Co-Founder & President, Take the Lead; Shannon Lee, Producer, HBO; President, Bruce Lee Foundation; Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, United Nations; Wasfia Nazreen, National Geographic Explorer & Adventurer.; HRH Princess Beatrice of York, VP, Partnerships & Strategy, Afiniti

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Course sponsored by the Walter Kaitz Foundation


Beyond the Hashtags – Creating a New Normal

From the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference

Interactive Online Course

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements awakened a sleeping giant and ignited a global campaign on the obstacles – both blatant and unconscious – women encounter routinely in their professional lives. More than a year since the most visible outcry began, the movement continues to galvanize both women and men who seek solutions to collectively strive for awareness and equity. So, what’s next? Through a panel of experts and WICT President & CEO, Maria Brennan, will explore ideas, insights and strategies to shift the dialog from what was to what can be. In this forward-facing discussion, panelists will use their experiences to help move companies and their people from hardships and hurdles to education and resolutions as we look beyond the hashtags and step into a new normal.

Moderator: Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, WICT
Susan Chira, Senior Correspondent & Editor, Gender Issues, The New York Times
Fernanda Merodio, Senior Director, Distribution, Hemisphere Media Group
Alyssa Milano, Actor, Activist, Producer
Michelle Rice, General Manager, TV One

Beyond the Hashtags Panel Discussion

Course sponsored by the Walter Kaitz Foundation


Win the Room: An Insider’s Guide to Confident and Compelling Communication

From the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference

Interactive Online Course

Audiences crave authentic, bold communication. All too often, however, public speakers come across as rigid and canned, failing to keep their audiences engaged. We’ve all been on the receiving end of a presentation gone awry and can spot the telltale signs of a disconnected audience: reduced eye contact, fidgeting, checking cell phones. In this dynamic session, you will learn proven concepts to help reduce anxiety and bolster your confidence to keep the audience focused squarely on you and your message.

Matt Abrahams, Co-Founder, BoldEcho, LLC; Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Win the Room with Matt Abrahams

Course sponsored by the Walter Kaitz Foundation


Profiles of Champions

From the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference

Recorded Session

Top professional athletes don’t come up with excuses—they come up with solutions. True champions are distinguished by how they overcome adversity to reach their goals, adopting skills of resilience, perseverance and teamwork along the way. These key attributes are very valuable in the workplace, and our panel’s winning principles can be applied both on the field and in a corporate setting. This encore panel discussion returns to explore the commonalities between high-performing athletes and high-performing executives. Let these top players be your “corporate coaches” by learning from their personal stories of trials and triumphs as you create your own unbeatable strategy.

Moderator: Molly Qerim Rose, Host, First Talk, ESPN
Scout Bassett, World Championship Medalist & Athlete, US Paralympic Team
Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre
Sarah Kustok, Brooklyn Nets Game Analyst, YES Network, FOX Sports
Lisa Wang, USA National Champion & USA Hall of Fame Gymnast; Founder & CEO, SheWorx


 

Pearls of Wisdom: The Storytellers

From the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference

Recorded Session

Returning for its eighth year, Pearls of Wisdom is a highlight of the WICT Leadership Conference. This illuminating closing session is styled after the famed TED-talks, with dynamic and innovative thought-leaders imparting their wisdom in several mini-keynotes. Our unique group of sought-after storytellers will share their personal journeys and defining moments to leave you with both inspiration and aspiration as you move forward and forge your own distinctive story.

SPEAKERS:

Michelle Gadsden-Williams, Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Lead, Accenture; Author, Climb
Roma Khanna, CEO, REVOLT Media and TV
Matt Abrahams, Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Co-Founder, BoldEcho LLC
Masih Alinejad-Ghomi, Journalist and Author, The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran


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WICT gratefully acknowledges the Walter Kaitz Foundation
as the exclusive sponsor of the online video learning library.

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