AWE Events

Welcome to AWE Events – an energizing and engaging way to hear from top leaders, gain practical insights to improve your performance and network with a diverse group of professionals. Here you can register for monthly breakfast events, conferences, summits and more! Remember to login if you are a subscriber to be able to access discounted rates.

Upcoming Local In-Person Events

February 2020

Activate Team Summit 2020!

February 27th, Crowne Plaza, Warwick RI 
8:00 – 12:15pm

The new year brings new goals and developing plans to achieve them.  Goals go far beyond a simple checklist of items that we can complete independently. They are complex, interdependent, and require a more strategic and collaborative approach. Accomplishing goals involves other people – the human side of leadership. Communicating effectively, managing uncomfortable situations, and navigating change will be essential to success.

March 2020

The Secrets of Inclusion at the CIA

March 26th, Crowne Plaza, Warwick RI 
8:00 – 9:30am

At a time where homosexuality was associated with untrustworthiness, sexual perversion, and was a fireable offense, Trace Ballard stood firmly and honestly at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Trace Ballard, the first openly gay officer at the CIA now serves as the Program Manager of LGBT Outreach for the agency. She joins AWE and shares her story of resilience and ability to overcome adversary at a time when it could have cost her livelihood.

April 2020

Women Who Influence Leadership Series

April 9th – June 14th, AWE HQ, Providence, RI

This energizing, multi-session leadership program, is designed to elevate women in the workplace by strengthening her abilities to influence strategically and effectively. A collaborative atmosphere – participants learn alongside other rising women leaders and benefit from the collective experiences of the group. Interactive discussions, skill-building work and guest presentations provide a unique forum to strengthen leadership competencies, expand perspectives, and explore strategies to move purposely through leadership challenges.

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Past Spotlight Conversations

“This program has so much great information and tools that you can continue to use in the workplace regardless of company or title. I was engaged throughout each session and look forward to each one.”


Our events and speakers are tailored by our AWE team. Our goal is to create an invigorating, provocative, and exciting experience for you each time. We ensure that we bring you diverse perspectives each time and create an atmosphere of inclusion.

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Full Spotlight Conversations

These videos put the ‘spotlight’ on leaders that dig deep into their careers, personal, and lived experiences to share with us their insights. Direct from the stage, to your screen, we bring you insightful conversations that are perfect for self and team development.

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