Katharine Panessidi

Program Director, Women in Leadership Events

Expertise

Advancing Women Leaders

About Katharine:

Katharine Panessidi is the Program Director for Women in Leadership Events. 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, Katharine managed the team that curated conference agendas 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

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Katharine Panessidi, Program Director of Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ shares her moments of inspiration from the truly incredible keynote speakers, and for the opportunity to process these learnings with faculty members during Master Classes and Learning Team sessions.

The Incredible Impact of the Virtual Women in Leadership Institute 2020 | Dive into the Numbers

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With only a few short weeks to go until we welcome 800+ women leaders to Linkage’s 21st annual Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL), it’s time to start thinking about how to prepare for this 100% virtual leadership development event. Filled with incredible keynote speakers like Soledad O’Brien and Glennon Doyle, WIL will be a truly transformational experience.

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