Title: “Assertive Leadership: Rising Above Cultural Norms”
Description: This session will explore how cultural expectations of women can complicate relationships and effective leadership in the business world; and how assertive leadership can lead to respect and career success.
Bio: For the last 10 years, Marianne Sidwell has been the Administrator of the Small Satellite Conference, an international conference on research, business, education and lessons learned for Small Satellite developers and academics. Previously she spent 20 years in the non-profit sector focused primarily on Arts Education and promoting the arts in Northern Utah. She is a “Change Leader” through Utah Arts and Museums, and serves on the boards of Summerfest Arts Faire and Music Theatre West.