Sep 13, 2022

Webinar Recording: Getting “Unstuck” And Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

A fireside chat with Shannon Bayer, featuring Emmy Award-winning journalist Marilu Galvez

Women leaders: Now is the time to supercharge your leadership journey and scale the hurdles to advancement to thrive in your career – and in your life.

Tune into this pre-recorded webinar, presented by the Women in Leadership Instituteand previously broadcast on September 13, 2022.

Women leaders are dealing with more than ever – higher expectations, volatility, and burnout – and the hurdles to advancement have never been higher. Women leaders need community, support, and insights from women leaders who have walked the same path.

During this hour-long recorded session, Shannon Bayer, keynote speaker at this fall’s Women in Leadership Institute, led a dynamic, interactive conversation that will empower you to take the next step on your leadership journey. We also hear from a 2x alumni of the Women in Leadership Institute, Emmy Award-winning journalist Marilu Galvez, President and General Manager, WABC-TV New York, who shares her own story, along with practical advice relevant for any woman navigating their leadership journey in today’s workforce.


Marilu Galvez

President and General Manager, ABC7/WABC-TV New York

Marilu Galvez is President and General Manager of ABC7/WABC-TV New York, becoming the first Latina to lead an ABC O&O (Owned & Operated) and an English-language station in New York City. In this role, Marilu is responsible for ABC7/WABC-TV and its ancillary businesses. Marilu worked her way up the ranks over a 20-year career at WABC, starting at the assignment desk before becoming managing editor. 

Marilu has been the Vice President of Community Engagement and Development for WABC since 2018. She is also the committee lead for the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Networks’ Diversity Equity and Inclusion team. She is an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the Top 10 Latina Corporate Executives of the Year by LATINA Style in 2019. 

Your Host

Shannon Bayer

Vice President, Revenue & Principal Consultant, Linkage, a SHRM Company

Shannon Bayer, JD, is the Vice President of Revenue at Linkage, a SHRM company. In this role, she oversees the team responsible for selling Linkage’s comprehensive suite of leadership development solutions. She partners closely with her team to foster and grow client relationships that are focused on creating the optimal solution for each organization based on their talent development goals.

Shannon also serves in a client-facing capacity as Principal Consultant, where she brings 10+ years of facilitation experience. She is highly regarded as a top-notch facilitator who is ready to respectfully challenge the status quo and take leaders to the next level. Shannon brings an in-depth expertise and a passion for designing and implementing programs focused on advancing women in leadership—and empowering each leader with the knowledge they need to transform how they show up in their role and drive change in their organization.


  • Learn about the 7 high hurdles to advancement and discover steps you can take today to scale them on your road to advancement
  • Hear from Shannon Bayer, an expert in the advancement of women leaders and a keynote speaker at the Women in Leadership Institute
  • Get advice to help you take the next step in your career from special guest and Emmy Award-winning journalist Marilu Galvez, President and General Manager, WABC-TV New York
  • Unlock special discounts for the 2022 Women in Leadership Institute so you can join us this November 1-4, 2022


Join us at the Women in Leadership Institute™ this Fall.

This free webinar is presented by the Women in Leadership Institute™, which returns this November 1-4 virtually and in person in Orlando, Florida. Experience four days of leadership development for women and supercharge your leadership journey at a critical time.