SERIES: Women in Leadership

Dive into a transformative experience at The New York Public Library Business Centers’ exclusive "Women in Leadership" series, designed to empower women, as well as men and non-binary persons, to lead, inspire, and transform.

In today's world, women's voices are paramount to creating lasting change, and with curated events online and in-person, our series stands as a beacon for those ready to ascend, inspire, and break barriers. Sign up for this series and surround yourself with power, passion, and purpose as you step into a space dedicated to nurturing your leadership skills.

NOTE: While this series will feature mostly women, men and individuals of all genders are encouraged and welcome to attend, and will undoubtedly gain valuable insights! (All events are free and open to the public.)

► Online Programs

Join us for enlightening sessions via Zoom, where a tapestry of pioneering women—all leaders in small-business—share their stories, strategies, and insights for hitting the million-dollar mark. From navigating corporate jungles to helping nursing moms,  get ready for candid conversations with women entrepreneurs that push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Elaine Pofeldt, independent business journalist and best-selling author of Tiny Business, Big Money and The Million-Dollar, One -Person Business, will be the moderator. 

  • → This event has passed (September 11 @ 12 PM: Building a Million-Dollar Business on Your Own Terms)
  • → This event has passed (September 18 @ 12 PM: Building a Million-Dollar Business While Raising Children or Caregiving)
  • → This event has passed (September 25 @ 12 PM: Building a Million-Dollar Business Without the Hustle and Burnout)
  • → This event has passed (October 2 @ 12 PM: Building a Million-Dollar Business Through Impactful Messaging and Outreach) 

► In-person Event

Join us for a one-and-only evening of leadership at one of the most coveted spaces in New York City: the top floor of the state-of-the-art Stavros Niarcos Foundation Library, overlooking The New York Public Library's iconic marble lions. Hortense le Gentil, author, speaker and world-renowned coach to executive leaders of Fortune 500 companies, will be interviewed by Heather Landy, Executive Editor at Quartz, for the launch of her groundbreaking new book, The Unlocked Leader.  Hortense's work focuses on CEOs and senior executives on their journey from "hero leaders to human leaders." During this program, she will be sharing the practical and impactful teachings in her book, which is a guide designed to free you from mental barriers to let you ignite your most powerful and effective leadership skills. This is your opportunity to discover how to lead with empathy, authenticity, and humanity while being present in an exclusive dialogue that promises to be as enlightening as it will be inspiring. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the JED Foundation for Mental Health.

Registration for this program is open. Sign up now, tickets are going fast!

  • → This event has passed (September 26 @ 6 PM: The Unlocked Leader: Hortense le Gentil with Heather Landy | In-Person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 7th Floor, 455 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016)

This series is for you if you want to...

♦ Level Up Your Leadership Mindset and Skills: Discover actionable tools and insights to supercharge your leadership journey.
♦ Listen to the Stories of Trailblazing Women Entrepreneurs: Discover a diverse group of women who have broken glass ceilings, done things their way, and paved paths for others.
Amplify Your Voice: Borrow from the insights of these women in leadership to champion your ideas and drive impactful change in your spheres of influence.

Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, an established executive, or someone simply looking to enhance your leadership abilities, this series promises a melting pot of perspectives, strategies, and stories that will inspire, motivate, and empower you to be the best leader you can be.

Space is limited for the in-person program and the Zoom sessions have a limit of participants too. Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of a series that champions women, challenges conventions, and changes landscapes.

Step into the future of leadership.