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607 Women in Learning

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Saturday, January 6

This year’s Women in Learning session will be very different from years past!

Stats on women in leadership roles in L&D look as though they are changing. Even as we think we are seeing our first “positive” bump to the needle in a decade, reality and stories from “the field” tell a different story.

This session will celebrate women in learning, the value of Thirty Under 30 cohorts, the importance of empowering women leaders, and the growing need to value and support the “seasoned” (over 30) employee. We will share ways that you can take the opportunity to make a personal commitment and pledge to:

  • Build equity
  • Champion women in learning
  • Accelerate gender equity and the impact of #WomenInLearning 

It appears we need this now more than ever!

In this session you will roll up your sleeves and join in as we explore:

  • Whether media reflects reality. Consider: Wonder Woman entering “No Man’s Land”(2017), the song “Barbie Girl” (1997); and even the recent “Barbie World” (2023)
  • Thirty Under 30 participants sharing what their future looks like
  • Trailblazers—both male allies and women leaders—guiding the creation of impact statements
  • How “creating our own BUZZ” on LinkedIn may have the greatest impact on seasoned female professionals and leaders

WiL you make a pledge to champion the impact of women in learning and accelerate gender equity? Join us and find out how!

Sharon Claffey Kaliouby


#WomenInLearning Initiative

Sharon Claffey Kaliouby is the co-founder of  #WomenInLearning, an initiative to actively promote women in learning and leadership. She supports an awareness of gender equity and an environment committed to a more inclusive future.   

As VP strategic alliances for Learning Pool, she was an advocate for analytics-led, personalized workflow learning. Previously she was head of global learning & development for State Street Global Advisors and Thomson Reuters head of sales academy learning partners. Accolades include the 2019 Top 50 Leaders in L&D–Americas; Corinium CLO Forum, The Learning & Performance Institute Learning Awards – 2018 Learning Professional of the Year & Finalist Team of the Year; 2017 Bronze Onboarding Program of the Year; and 2015 Finalist Learning Technology of the Year.