A full-day summit for inspiring, building and celebrating female leadership. Open to all aspiring and established leaders who want to make their mark!
The Women’s Leadership Summit returns on May 24, 2022, at the Cox Business Convention Center with national Keynote Speaker Mimi Brown and presentations from Tulsa leadership warriors!
8:30 a.m. Gather/Check-in
9:00 a.m. Start time
4:30 p.m. Happy Hour/Networking
5:30 p.m. End of Day
Registration fee includes lunch, snacks, happy hour and parking.
The Women’s Leadership Summit is SOLD OUT! Email email@example.com to be added to the waitlist.
Map to Event / Free Parking
Thank you to our current sponsors!
Tulsa International Airport
DCH Financial Services
Venue Sponsor: Cox Business Convention Center
Video Preview with Mimi Brown & Tracy Spears
National Keynote Speaker
We are delighted to present Mimi Brown as our National Keynote Speaker for the 2022 Women’s Leadership Summit. Her presentation topic will be “Own Your Swag: How To Use Your Personal Uniqueness To Have Impact and Influence in the World.”
As CEO of AMP Up Success, Mimi works with individuals and organizations to amplify their communication and leadership so they can make an influential impact on the world. With over 15 years of leadership and communication consulting and training experience, Mimi knows how to rock a platform, connect with a crowd, and have people laughing while learning.
She is the author of three books: AMP Up Your Success: 52 Tips Every Leader Should Know, AMP Up Sales: 71 Tips to Skyrocket Your Revenue and Be A Communication Rockstar: 52 Tips To Gain Connection, Skyrocket Confidence, Reduce Conflict.
Mimi’s personal highlights include being awarded the WBE: Women Business Owner Who ROCKS, media personality on WDIV’s TV show Live In the D, Michigan Meetings and Events Magazine’s Best Speaker of 2020, and contestant on NBC’s, Biggest Loser.
Kimberly Johnson, chief executive officer of the Tulsa City-County Library, is a native New Yorker who has adopted Tulsa as her home. She leads 425 employees, 24 branches, and two non-public locations in 10 cities throughout Tulsa County. She has held seven positions in her 24 years with the library including chief innovation officer and chief operating officer. She also serves on various executive boards including the Tulsa Area United Way, the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, the Philbrook Museum, and TTCU. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa and a master’s degree in library science from the University of Oklahoma.
Meg Myers Morgan
Dr. Meg Myers Morgan is an award-winning author, college professor, and certified executive coach. Her latest book, Everything is Negotiable (Seal Press, 2018)–based on her notable TEDx Talk–is a best-seller and has been translated in multiple languages. Meg holds a PhD and an MPA from the University of Oklahoma and is certified in executive coaching from Columbia University. She is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma and leads the graduate programs in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management on the OU-Tulsa campus. She served as the president for YWCA of Tulsa’s Board of Directors, and is currently the chair for the Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women.
Kuma Roberts, IOM has over 10 years of organizational development experience specializing in the business case for diversity, equity & inclusion, cultural competence, implicit bias, strategies for becoming an equity centered organization, inclusive workplace language as well as other elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organizational Management, she has spoken to hundreds of businesses, non-profit, and chambers of commerce on the best practices for developing a strategic plan related to DEI. Roberts is currently the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Arrowhead Consulting.
Heather Turner is the author of DreamTraders (which hit #1 in its category on Amazon in 2018) and DreamTraders In School International curriculum and enrichment program. She is the founder and owner of Anthem Road Academy, School of Music with locations in Jenks, Bixby, and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Heather earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education at the University of Tulsa and her MBA and certificate of Nonprofit Management from Oklahoma State University. She is the co-founder of Women Who Impact and serves on the board of directors of the Jenks Chamber as past Chair, and currently as President of the Jenks Public Schools Foundation Board.
Kian Kamas serves as the Executive Director of the Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity, leading Tulsa’s comprehensive community and economic development strategy. Prior to this role, she served as Mayor G.T. Bynum’s Deputy Chief and Chief of Economic Development.
Karen Larsen is an Emmy award-winning anchor, writer, and producer for KJRH 2 Works For You, covering events throughout northeastern Oklahoma with an emphasis on breaking news, health and early childhood education issues since May 1996.
Pam McKissick has served as Director of Creative Services at Walt Disney World, VP of Network Specials at Disney Studios, President of TV Guide Television, and President/CEO of Williams & Williams. Pam now coaches women executives who want to become more confident, capable, decisive leaders. McKissick and her partner, Cheryl Gregory, are co-authors of Grab It Back! Equality, Money, Power of & Sex.
Lorena Rivas is an experienced and accomplished trial attorney with The Lawyers of Kendall Whittier and Rivas & Associates, where her practice encompasses both family and immigration law. For a fourth consecutive year, Lorena Rivas was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star asone of the nation’s most outstanding immigration attorneys.
Rose Washington-Jones is chief executive officer of Tulsa Economic Development Corporation, a catalyst leader in inclusive local economic growth. Washington-Jones recently completed a year as chairwoman of the Tulsa Regional Chamber and previously served as board chair of the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of Kansas City Board of Directors.