Rise and Lead Summit 2020 – Frequently Asked Questions

We have received a lot of questions and we wish to answer most of them here:

What will I get out of the Summit? 

A full two days of virtual workshops, panels, one-on-one networking, small networking groups, and access to recruiters and funders.

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to advance their career, start or grow a sustainable business, students, graduates, middle management, new managers, senior directors, the c-suite.

How will I network with people?

We believe that conferences provide opportunities to meet and connect with new people. We know how important it is for our summit attendees to meet and connect with new people. That’s why we’ll have facilitated group networking, several opportunities for one-on-one virtual networking, an attendee directory, and a private community platform to connect with fellow attendees – you can meet before and after the event.

What if I can’t attend on the day?

Not a problem, as all sessions will be recorded. Ensure you get your ticket in advance.

Can my company pay for my ticket?

 Yes contact us and we can provide you a sample letter to send to your boss to sponsor your ticket.

Can I join in person?

Yes. We have 10 more seats available. Book your seat today!

I’m a man, can I attend the summit?

A big yes. Rise and Lead Summit 2020 is about gender leadership and inclusion. We’d like to practice what we preach. Send an email to support@riseandleadwomen.com and ask for a complimentary ticket. Please give your reasons for asking.

I’m interested in buying bulk tickets and/or sponsoring.

We love you. Please send an email to partner@riseandleadwomen.com.

I can only attend one day; can I pay for ½ of the ticket?

We have received several requests and yes, you can now secure a one-day ticket at half price. Get your ticket today!

What are the features of the summit?

We have 6 concurrent tracks which include:

• Career and Leadership Development track
• Entrepreneurship Track
• C-Level Roundtables
• Inclusion Lounge for D&I and HR leaders
• Founder Table Lab
• African Women leaders Track and Doing Business in Africa

Main Stage

3 Keynote Speeches
6 Panel Sessions
2 Interviews

Networking Break

4 Networking breaks – One-on-one/Group networkingTake a look at the full agenda here.

Please note that the final agenda will be out on September 1st.

What are the available workshops? 

We have expert-led workshops for career advancement and business growth strategies.

About Rise and Lead Women

Rise and Lead Women is an education, connection and social impact platform that is focused on leadership advancement and financial inclusion of women in the workplace and marketplace. Our programs include entrepreneurial leadership development, personal leadership development, mentoring circles and an annual conference.