AUBURN, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than five years after founding Gwen, Inc. – a premier leadership development corporation with specific business expertise in the strategic development of emerging leaders of color – popular lecturer and conference keynote speaker Gwen Webber-McLeod is taking her organization to the next level. Possessing more than 24 years' experience in leadership development, and recognized as a "go to" thought leader on the topic of leadership in New York and other key states, Webber-McLeod is expanding her national speaking platform to enable more female executives to become confident, competent, courageous and calm leaders.
Gwen, Inc.'s hallmark division, The Leadership Connection®, A Resource Centered on Great Leadership, offers safe and respectful opportunities for women of color to develop the philosophies, skills and behaviors necessary for effective leadership through leadership education, professional mentoring, one-on-one business coaching and a variety of Leadership Connection® events.
Held annually since the company was founded as a way for Webber-McLeod to pay her success forward, Gwen, Inc.'s You Can't Fail one-of-a-kind conferences provide high-energy, impactful and real-world leadership development experiences. Recognizing that women of color lead at the intersection of race and gender, Webber-McLeod utilizes this forum to empower them to live lives "in and on purpose." The next event, "Developing the Next Generation of Women Leaders: a conference for women of color and those who support them," will be held this November.
A dynamic thought leader and conference keynote speaker, Webber-McLeod believes in the importance of leading with head, heart and spirit. Addressing organizations on such topics as diversity, customer service and women's entrepreneurship, her most-requested presentations include "Everything Rises and Falls on Your Leadership," "The Leadership Journey," and "Navigating your Career as a Person of Color."
"I've been blessed to work with so many amazing women across the country, and have been thrilled with what we've been able to accomplish together," said Webber-McLeod. "Further expanding my services on a national level will enable me to help more professional women of color and female business leaders focus on the leadership competencies of confidence, competence, courage and calm."
Recognized extensively for her accomplishments over her 30-year leadership career, Webber-McLeod was recently selected as a recipient of a 2nd annual WISE/Y94FM "WISE Faces of Success" award.
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SOURCE Gwen, Inc.