2018 Oil & Gas Women in Leadership Symposium



Women Blazing Trails



November 1, 2018



8:30 a.m. ­— 11:30 a.m.



Rice University
Rice Memorial Center, Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005





Parking and Directions

The Women in Leadership Symposium is being held in the Rice Memorial Center (RMC). This is a link to a Rice campus map: http://www.rice.edu/maps/Rice-University-BW-Campus-Map.pdf. The map includes parking rate information, please note that parking will not be validated.

Rice is located in the 6100 block of Main Street and is bordered by Sunset/Rice Blvd. on the north side of the campus. To reach the RMC enter through gate 20 off of Rice Blvd. Go to the second stop sign (three way intersection). Turn right. At this point, the McNair Building will be on the left and the Central Parking Garage is located in the basement of the building, There is a yellow caution sign at the down ramp which leads into the garage.

Guests should enter the ramp, park on the north side of the building and take the elevator to the first floor. The RMC is located across from, but on the same side of the street as the McNair Building. Guests may enter through the side door of the RMC and walk through the building until they come to the Grand Hall, which will be on the right. If assistance with directions is needed, please call Jan West, 713 210-9336.



For additional information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Eva Granger at [email protected]


8:00 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:30 a.m. — 8:35 a.m. Rice University Host Opening Remarks – Dr. Renata Ramos
8:30 a.m. — 8:45 a.m. Welcome
Dennis Kennedy — Founder & Chair, National Diversity Council
8:45 a.m. — 8:50 a.m. Journey to 10 Video
8:50 a.m. — 9:00 a.m. Panel Introductions (Self-Introductions 2 min each)
9:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. Session 1Topics
9:00 a.m. — 9:20 a.m. Become the Authentic Leader You Envision – Elizabeth Reneberg
9:20 a.m. — 9:40 a.m. How to Swim with the Sharks – Zhana Golodryga
9:40 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Culturally Conscious Leadership – Michele Harradence
10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. Q & A
10:15 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. — 11:20 a.m. Session 2Topics
10:30 a.m. — 10:50 a.m. Caring for Your Whole Self –Teresa Wilson
10:50 a.m. — 11:10 a.m. Turning Lemons into Lemonade – Celia Balli
11:10 a.m. — 11:20 a.m. Q & A
11:20 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn