Katharine Panessidi

Associate Vice President, Advancing Women Leaders

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Advancing Women Leaders

About Katharine:

Katharine Panessidi is the Associate Vice President of Advancing Women Leaders. She oversees the design, development, execution and growth of a global portfolio of signature programs for high-performing women leaders, including the Women in Leadership InstituteTM. She is passionate about creating experiences that inspire and propel the most powerful partnerships, professionals, and ideas.

Background & Experience:

Katharine has spent her career fostering growth and innovation for people and brands through shared experiences. Prior to joining Linkage, Katharine led event strategy, thought leadership, and operations in various categories, including venture (Glasswing Ventures), consumer electronics (Bose), and nonprofit (MITX). As VP of Content and Programming at Comexposium US, one of the world’s leading event organizers, Katharine managed a team of content managers, setting the educational strategy for iMedia Summits, Modern Marketing Summits, ad:tech, and Techno Security Conferences.

Education & Training:

She holds a BS from the Honors Program at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and an MPA from Bernard M. Baruch College.

Katharine's Insights

5 Exceptional Champions for the Advancement of Women | Linkage Announces Women in Leadership Executive Impact Award Recipients for 2022

Linkage will recognize five exceptional leaders with the 2022 Executive Impact Award at the Women in Leadership Institute™, November 1–4, 2022. The winners are extraordinary leaders committed toward the advancement of women and cultures of inclusion in their organizations and communities.

Advancing Women in the Workplace | Takeaways from Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute 2021

Ways to Prepare for Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) 2021 | Our Biggest-Ever Conference

Next week, we will welcome 2,600 women leaders to Linkage’s 22nd annual Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL). This is the largest Institute in its history, and for the first time, we are bringing together women in person and virtually, making it the most accessible conference we have ever hosted—and that was very purposeful. We know that women in the workplace have been disproportionately professionally impacted by COVID-19, and the hurdles to advancement have never been higher.

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