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

8 Ways to Prepare for Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) | Our First-Ever Virtual Institute

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.

Four Exceptional Women Leaders | Linkage Announces Women in Leadership Executive Impact Award Recipients for 2020

Announcing the 2020 Winners of Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ to be recognized on November 9–12, 2020, for their commitment to the important work of advancing women leaders at a critical time.

What You Can Expect from the Women in Leadership Institute™ | A Special Message from Katharine Panessidi, Director of WIL

This year, everything has changed: With COVID-19 impacting everything about the way we live our lives, we knew that our Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) needed to meet the unique needs of women, right now. That’s why, in 2020, WIL is going 100% virtual for the first time in its 21-year history. And, with brand-new keynote-only packages, the Institute is more accessible and affordable than ever.

We Can Do Hard Things | Glennon Doyle to Keynote at Linkage’s Virtual and Face-to-Face WIL

Glennon Doyle has been added to the keynote speaker and faculty lineup for Linkage’s 2020 Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL) this November 9–12, 2020. Glennon is the author of Untamed, as well as the #1 New York Times best seller Love Warrior (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), and the New York Times best seller Carry On, Warrior. An activist and thought leader, she was named among SuperSoul 100’s inaugural group of “awakened leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity.”

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