Prior Appearances

AWESOME Symposium

AWESOME is all about Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply chain Operations, Management and Education. Supply chain’s leading women will be in Chicago in May 2017 for AWESOME’s fifth anniversary symposium. The symposium will include a day focused on supply chain’s emerging leaders. Emerging Leaders will participate in an interactive session with Daniella Levitt, Executive Director of Leading Women Executives, President of Ovation Global Strategies, President of Daniella Levitt Enterprises, and author of the book Ready, Set…RISK! — Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk into Opportunity. In this workshop Daniella will explore why risk taking is an essential […]

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Ready, Set...RISK! comes to Iowa State University

In March of 2017, author Daniella Levitt will run a series of workshops and seminars for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University. The workshops and seminars will be anchored around her book Ready, Set…RISK! – Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk Into Opportunity. For more information please submit a contact request.

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Coalition of Women's Initiatives In Law 2017 - The 3 P's of Risk Taking

Join the Coalition for a hands-on workshop that will focus on the 3 P’s necessary for success in your risk-taking: Preparation, Positioning and Performance. In the 2015 workshop – Risk-Taking Strategies to Excel in your Career – author Daniella Levitt explored why risk-taking is an essential part of any woman’s career advancement strategy. In addition, she covered a number of strategies and tactics to provide session attendees with rapid momentum on their risk-taking journeys. Due to popular demand, the Coalition has asked Daniella to return to the group and run a Ready, Set…RISK! 2.0 workshop. This 2.0 session is relevant for everyone, […]

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StrengthsFinder Workshop

Based on a 40-year study of human strengths, Gallup created a language of the 34 most common talents and developed the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to help people discover and describe these talents. It is a fascinating assessment tool that provides people with powerful insight on areas where they have the greatest potential to develop and leverage their natural strengths for success. Daniella will be conducting a workshop for a large group of Senior Vice Presidents at Northern Trust, coaching them on how to most effectively apply the insight from the StrengthsFinder assessment tool during their career progression, so that they can see how they can be […]

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YPO-WPO International Conference For Women: LEANing In

Daniella Levitt will be featured twice as a guest speaker at the 2016 YPO-WPO International Conference For Women: LEANing In. On Friday April 29th, Daniella will run a two-hour cross-generational forum with senior WPO members and next generation WPO members (also referred to as YNG’ers). The forum, titled ‘InspirYNG YPO Women’, is an experiential forum…a journey to discover the power and joy of cross-generational collaboration. On Sunday May 1st, Daniella will deliver a keynote address to all conference attendees on the subject of her book, Ready, Set…RISK! – strategies and tactics for women to turn career risk into opportunity.

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Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law: In-House to Power-House Professional Development Series

The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law is a non-profit membership association bringing together women’s initiatives in law firms and companies of all sizes across the Chicago area. Their goal is to promote a dialogue and support network among women in these programs, to further their career advancement and professional development, and to help fuel the continued growth of women’s initiatives. The Coalition provides relevant and informative programming related to issues facing women lawyers and women’s initiatives in law firms and companies. The In-House to Power-House Professional Development Series is directed to the in-house counsel members of the Coalition. In this session, the […]

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Brunswick Corporation's 2015 Women's Leadership Council Event

Daniella Levitt will be presenting a two-part workshop series at Brunswick Corporation’s 2015 Women’s Leadership Council event. In Part One, the focus will be on strategies to develop a culture of calculated risk-taking in their organization, so they can optimize their approach to talent development and thereby enable business growth. In Part Two, Daniella will explore with the participants what the whole subject of risk taking in careers means to this set of female leaders at Brunswick. Business growth requires change, and change requires risk, therefore it is both critically important and highly relevant to look at risk through the lens of this group of female leaders.

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Northern Trust Hosts a 'Ready, Set...RISK!' Book Celebration and Appreciation Event

Northern Trust is hosting a book celebration and appreciation event pertaining to the publication of ‘Ready, Set…RISK!’. This event recognizes the contributions made by so many individuals to author Daniella Levitt’s journey of moving the book from concept to publication.

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Featured Speaker at Alumni Event for BlueCross BlueShield Participants In Leading Women Executives Program

BlueCross BlueShield is hosting an internal alumni event for the senior executives they have sent to the Leading Women Executives program in prior years. BlueCross BlueShield Leading Women Executives participants will be in attendance, each of them bringing with them, as a guest, a woman who is in an earlier career stage but in the leadership development pipeline in their respective business area. Daniella Levitt will be the featured speaker at the event, providing perspectives on women taking more risks in their careers, and facilitating a discussion around shared leadership stories pertaining to women taking risks in their careers.

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Closing Keynote Speaker at ISACA Chicago Chapter Women In Cybersecurity Event

ISACA’s (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Chicago Chapter is holding their fall event – Women In Cybersecurity. Daniella Levitt will deliver the closing keynote address ‘Women In Leadership – Ready, Set…RISK!’.

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Book Signing at South Africans in Illinois Networking Event

Join Daniella Levitt, as she discusses her recently published book for women, “Ready, Set…RISK!”. You’ll learn how to turn career risks into opportunity in this engaging conversation. Combine that with the opportunity to network over breakfast with other South African professionals living in Illinois.

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Zurich North America WIN Leadership Summit

Zurich North America is holding their first WIN Leadership Summit. Daniella Levitt will be presenting the closing keynote address, Ready, Set…RISK! In this capstone keynote Daniella Levitt will explore why risk taking is an essential part of any woman’s career management and advancement strategy. Daniella will provide attendees with rapid and early momentum on their risk-taking journey. She will enable them to identify where they stand on their career risk-taking continuums, empower them to strategically shift and control their position on the continuums, and show them how to increase the extent and success of their calculated risk taking during the course of their careers. She will illustrate how preparation and execution […]

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Book Signing at Midtown Athletic Club, Palatine

Join Daniella Levitt, as she discusses her recently published book for women, “Ready, Set…RISK!”. You’ll learn how to turn career risks into opportunity in this engaging conversation. Light refreshments included. Complimentary for members and guests.

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Virtual Webinar: Citi Global Consumer Bank - Global Women's Leadership Awareness Week

Citi’s Global Consumer Bank hosts an annual Women’s Leadership Awareness Week for their employees, offering 1-hour virtual webinars to Global Consumer Bank participants around the world.  The events are attended by more than 3,500 bank employees and leaders globally. Daniella Levitt is one of the 2015 presenters. Her presentation is about “Ready, Set…RISK!” – Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk into Opportunity. In this webinar she explores why risk taking is an essential part of any woman’s career management and advancement strategy, managing your position on your own risk-taking continuums, and how to use specific strategies and tactics […]

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Daniella Levitt a Guest on "Get Down to Business" Radio Show with Shalom Klein

On Sunday June 28th, Daniella Levitt will be a guest on the weekly radio show “Get Down To Business with Shalom Klein”. The show airs on AM 560 The Answer on Sundays at 6pm Central time. An avid networker and dedicated entrepreneur, Shalom’s weekly radio show focuses on sharing advice, strategies and stories to help listeners with both business and jobs. Daniella will be talking with listeners about her recently published book Ready, Set…RISK! – Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk into Opportunity. Ready, Set…RISK! is available on both Amazon http://amzn.to/1GxjZOH and Barnes and Noble http://bit.ly/1LiTFpP websites. Daniella […]

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Daniella Levitt Interview on Profit Pathway Podcast

Daniella Levitt will be interviewed by Adam Farmer on his podcast series for serial entrepreneurs and small business owners. Daniella will share her entrepreneurial journey and will also speak about her recently published book, “Ready, Set…RISK!” – Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk into Opportunity; available on both Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites. Each podcast features a successful entrepreneur who shares their journey, insight and inspiration. Adam Farmer’s interview of Daniella Levitt will take place on June 16, 2015 and will be available on iTunes shortly thereafter.

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The Legacy Conference 2015: Advancing Women in Local Government

The Legacy Conference is designed to encourage more women to work in and grow their careers in local government. Conference attendees are senior management, department heads, staff and graduate student interns. Daniella Levitt will be presenting the opening keynote address and a breakout session at the conference. The opening keynote ‘Ready, Set…RISK!’ explores the imperative around women and risk-taking in the context of their careers. The breakout session ‘Being A Resilient Visionary’ looks at the critical skill of envisioning for leaders when taking risks and getting people to go on the risk-taking journey with you, and how you develop the resilience […]

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Creating a Culture of Calculated Risk-Taking In Your Organization: Keynote at F4SS CONNECT conference

On February 24th Daniella Levitt will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 Foundation for Strategic Sourcing (F4SS) CONNECT Conference, which this year is built on the theme ‘Enabling Growth’. Daniella will be speaking on the topic of ‘Ready, Set…RISK!’ How developing a culture of calculated risk-taking in your organization enables growth by optimizing talent development to create value and a win-win for all your business stakeholders. The conference is being held in San Diego and draws attendees from CPG marketers, manufacturers and secondary packagers.

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Women at Willis

Daniella Levitt will be speaking to members of ‘Women at Willis’ on the topic of ‘Women and Risk-Taking for Career Advancement’. Willis is a global insurance broker providing professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services. This is an internal event for Willis employees in their Chicago office.

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Chicago SHRM Full Day Conference

Chicago SHRM is the largest Chicago Chapter of the internationally recognized HR organization, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), with over 1,000 members.

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TMA Chicago/Midwest Chapter Women’s Group Quarterly Luncheon ‘Closing the Confidence Gap’

The Turnaround Management Association (www.turnaround.org) is the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. Its international headquarters is in Chicago. TMA members are a professional community of turnaround and corporate turnarounds renewal professionals. Quarterly luncheons provide an opportunity to encourage women to share their experiences in a friendly and supportive environment. Daniella Levitt was the keynote speaker for this event. Keynote Speaker: ‘Closing the Confidence Gap’ If you ask most people what the greatest reward was in their life, many will say it came from taking their biggest risk. The challenge for most women is that […]

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AWESOME 2014 Symposium

AWESOME – Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education, is an initiative launched by Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, bringing together over 400 women in Supply Chain Leadership roles.

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Citi Networking Event

A networking event hosted by Citi executives for female employees of Citi from various levels and business areas. Daniella was one of the panelists at the event. The topic: ‘Building Your Brand and Elevating Your Presence’.

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Professional Dimensions...Women Who Inspire

Professional Dimensions is a membership organization in Milwaukee that promotes the professional and personal growth of women through social and business exchange and through community participation.

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BDO Chicago Women's Initiative

Everyone has a great story, including you! Now is the time to own it and put it to work.

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2013 Women at Baird Event

This day-and-a-half long event is organized by a committee from Robert W. Baird’s Women’s Associate Resource Group (WARG), and invites the members of that group (both men and women) to attend this event to aid in their self-development and career progression.

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