The WICT Network Leadership Conference Returns LIVE
for Diversity Week 2022

October 10-11, 2022

Join us for an innovative & inspirational experience


Early bird deadline extended by popular demand:

The WICT Network Leadership Conference attracts top talent, key industry executives, premier academics, authors and thought leaders, sharing their knowledge to help our audience enhance their business strategies and leadership skills. Join us as we take a deep dive into the newest, cutting-edge business innovations and workplace solutions to address business strategy, human capital, productivity, psychological safety, DEI and what it means to be a great leader today.

The program will encompass general sessions, interactive workshops, expert panels, coaching sessions and numerous peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

Below is just a glimpse of the many hours of content we have in store for you, all of which will be available on demand to participants – both live and virtual – following the event. Stay tuned for future updates, including speaker announcements and details about how to make the most of your experience, whether you plan to join us live and in-person or remotely.

Visit to register for either the IN-PERSON program or REMOTE program.
Profiles of Champions: Delivering Peak Performance
Katrina Adams
Former President & Chairman, U.S. Tennis Association, Pro Tennis Player & Author
Summer Sanders
Former Olympic Swimmer, Gold Medalist, TV Commentator & Author
World-class athletes competing at an elite level cultivate endurance, strength, flexibility and focus – traits that also provide a competitive edge in the workplace. As one of the conference's highest-rated sessions, this encore panel discussion, sponsored by Accenture, returns with a fresh lineup of leading athletes to break down the strategies that deliver peak performances under pressure. These top players will share their personal stories and empower you to write your own winning playbook for thriving as a corporate athlete.

This session will stream live from New York to all registrants. Additional panelists will be announced when confirmed.
Pearls of Wisdom: Scaling New Heights
Melissa Arnot
Adventurer & Professional Mountaineer 
Detavio Samuels
Briana Weist
Writer, Author and Poet
This inspirational capstone session, sponsored by Charter Communications, is styled after the famed TED Talks, bringing together dynamic and innovative thought leaders to impart their wisdom in a series of high-impact keynotes. Speakers will share the journeys and transformational moments that have shaped their lives and careers, which will motivate you to take their teachings and turn them into an action plan!

This session will stream live from New York to all registrants. Additional presenters will be announced when confirmed.
Virtual Masterclass: Empower Hour
Kathryn Valentine
Worthmore Strategies
More than seven years of research and hundreds of negotiations have revealed surprising findings and a proven approach to negotiating successfully as a woman. In this session, researcher and expert Kathryn Valentine outlines the benefits of negotiating, the barriers that can hold women back, and data-based solutions that empower women to advocate for themselves in the workplace. Join Kathryn for a power-packed workshop to improve negotiating outcomes and your relationships.

This session will be available to virtual participants during the event, and accessible on demand to all registrants following the conference.
Choose a format that best meets your needs. And be sure to join us for our best Leadership Conference yet!

Join us live at the Marriott Marquis in New York for everything you remember most about the Leadership Conference — networking with your peers, meeting new people, coaching and mentoring sessions, and hours and hours of captivating content. Following the live event, you will have on-demand access to all virtual content after the conference concludes.

Members: $1,895
Non-members: $2,210*

If you can’t make it in person or prefer an option that fits your schedule, register to access our on-demand program. Select sessions will be streamed live, with additional curated virtual content and online networking for our remote participants. You will also have on-demand access to all virtual content for one year after the conference concludes.

Members: $1,545
Non-members: $1,860*
*All prices reflect the early bird registration discount. Non-member rates include a one-year membership for those who are eligible.
If you weren’t one of our lucky first 100 registrants to receive Robin Robert's book, no worries — we’re rewarding the next 100! Register now to reserve your copy of Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams.
Journalist and best-selling author Robin Roberts (pictured, left) will deliver a keynote address, sponsored by Liberty Global, on the second day of The WICT Network Leadership Conference. In her latest book, Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams, Roberts offers a window into how she feeds her mind, spirit, and soul, and invites readers to do the same.

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