SPARK SESSION – Partnered with WILD – Free
Sparking Leadership: Lighting the Way for All Genders to Lead with Brain Science and Biology
THURSDAY – SEPTEMBER 6
12:30-1:30 pm | Spark Session SPARK
TARGET AUDIENCE
Architects | Engineers | Interior Designers | Landscape Architects | Lighting Designers | Other End Users
AUDIENCE LEVEL
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced
Rebecca Heiss
CEO/Founder – Rebecca Heiss, LLC
ABOUT THE SESSION

Open to all registrants and exhibitors. Attendees are responsible for their own lunches.
This session is partnered with Women in Lighting Design (WILD)

Understand the roots of different gender leadership styles.
Maximize ability to lead powerfully, regardless of gender.
Recognize and neutralize implicit bias on a personal and organizational scale.
Acknowledge the importance of language and gossip in structuring power.
Learn scientific techniques to maximize potential as effective leaders.
Reconcile the biology that drives competition rather than cooperation.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Rebeca Heiss - CEO and Founder - Rebecca Heiss, LLC
Rebecca Heiss
CEO/Founder
Rebecca Heiss, LLC

Dr. Rebecca Heiss brings the best of all three worlds together. With her expertise in physiology and behavior, Rebecca’s style brings her audiences along for an enlightening journey into their own minds. After earning a PhD with research designated as “transformative” by the National Science Foundation, Rebecca went on to hold multiple appointments in academia, and helped to found a paradigm shifting school as well as a stress hormone testing company. Described as a creative thought leader, she was honored to deliver a TEDx on a portion of her work and has built her career on helping others break through their biological “blind spots.”