Dr. Susan Madsen opens the discussion with a presentation, based on her research, about raising girls to become leaders. She will also shares resources that can enrich influencers’ efforts. Dr. Madsen then moderates a panel of women leaders including Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Abby Cox, Jeanette Bennett and Michelle Kaufusi who have raised daughters and worked with young women in various ways through the years on finding their voices and becoming more influential.
Jane Clayson Johnson is a national broadcast journalist, widely known for her work at CBS News, ABC News, and NPR. Over more than two decades, she traveled the world covering international stories, presidential campaigns, and interviewing the biggest newsmakers of the day. A best-selling author, Jane’s book, Silent Souls Weeping, is a candid look inside the core-shaking world of depression. Jane shines a light on the desperate, dark, and lonely reality faced by those who struggle with clinical depression. She has drawn upon scores of real-life experiences in an effort to open a dialogue—a new level of honesty, authenticity, and hope for those who suffer.