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Rising Leaders Communication Roundtable

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Join our monthly roundtable for early - mid-level professionals seeking to further communication and leadership skills. Expect rotating experts to answer your questions + breakouts group discussions.


Tue, Apr 13, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT


Rising up the corporate ladder involves hard work and effective communication skills. Successful business leaders use their communication skills to land them where they are today.

But how do they define their goals and communicate those goals to lead their teams to success? How do they communicate to navigate through office politics while managing relationships and forming collaborative alliances across divisions? How do they communicate in a virtual world?

Come join Ellevate for our virtual ongoing series, “Rising Leaders Communication Roundtable”. Each monthly event will revolve around 2 parts –an ask-her-anything style Q&A with a business leader followed by intimate breakout rooms. During the Ask Her Anything portion of the event YOU run the show and it’s time to get those "I've always wondered but never asked..." questions answered. Following the Ask Her Anything, we will gather roundtable-style in smaller groups for honest, personal, and actionable conversations around leadership and communication.

This month's event features Shanna Hocking. Shanna is the Associate Vice President, Development at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The majority of her career was in higher education where she has experience in billion dollar campaigns, having personally solicited and closed $100+ million throughout her career. She is also the Founder of Be Yourself Boldly, a platform to support women in leading themselves and others, and the Host of One Bold Move A Day podcast. She is frequently a speaker, writer, and podcast guest on topics of leadership and career development. Her goal is to inspire others to accomplish something they never thought possible.

Ask Shanna Anything About

  • How to create a roadmap to reach your goals
  • Communicating on behalf of ourselves
  • Building trust and managing up
  • Rediscovering our purpose
  • Asking for a promotion or raise
  • How to take on projects and how to say no to them
  • Creating a system to set yourself up for success
  • And much more!

Comment below. What questions do you have for Shanna? What leadership and communication skills do you want to improve?


This is a part of Ellevateʼs Rising Leaders Program.

Ellevate’s five programs (Executives, Entrepreneurs, Managers, Rising Leaders, and Career Changers) offer a variety of flexible ways to learn alongside peers, including Roundtables, Workshops, Mentoring Meetups, and our 12-Week Squads Program.

How can you join the Rising Leaders Program?

  • All programs - including Squads - are free with $40 a month Pro Access.
  • Or, get $5 off tickets for $5 a month with Basic Access.
  • Or, buy full price tickets for $10 with Limited Access.

Learn more about Ellevate Basic, Pro, and Executive Access.

As a rising leader, you are the future of the workplace. Our program is a space for aspiring leaders to focus on skills that matter - the ones that differentiate them at work - with trusted peers and experts. In the program, you’ll become a professional that knows how to effectively advocate and communicate your accomplishments.


Note: these events will be conducted using Zoom Meetings. We expect all attendees to participate, and help us create a communal and interactive experience by turning their videos on.

The Rising Leaders Communication Roundtable occurs on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8pm Eastern and is meant to help early - mid-level professionals seeking to further communication and leadership skills. Expect rotating experts to answer your questions + breakouts group discussions.


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Full Agenda

6:30pm – 6:35pm ET: Welcome Remarks

6:35pm – 7:05pm ET: Ask Her Anything Q&A

7:05pm – 7:20pm ET: Round 1 of Breakouts

7:20pm – 7:25pm ET: Recall from Round 1, Launch Round 2

7:25pm – 7:40pm ET: Round 2 of Breakouts

7:40pm-7:45pm ET: Recall from Round 2 and Recap

7:45pm-8:00pm ET: Networking


Get Introduced to the Women You Should Know

We help our members connect with specific attendees who share their industry and life experiences.

Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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