Session: Power and Influence: Developing Leadership Presence within You and Your Team
Do you wish to command attention in a room full of executives with confidence and respect? Are you looking for ways to improve your team members’ autonomy and leadership skills? Have you wondered what ability makes a leader effective?
Join us in this talk, where we will identify the facets of Leadership Presence, explore how these facets improve your power and influence, and share actionable strategies to cultivate Leadership Presence across every stage in the career spectrum. By the end of the talk, you will have learned how to recognize and utilize Leadership Presence opportunities for both you and your team.
Michelle Del Rosario leads engineering development on social mobile games at Zynga, collaborating with senior executives and talent acquisition to design and open pathways for even more folks to join the gaming industry and create games that millions of people love to play every day. In addition to her day job, Michelle sits on the Women at Zynga Board and manages its STEAM Outreach initiative, which connects thousands of students from underrepresented communities to women professionals and inspires them to pursue further education and careers in the video game industry. Prior to Zynga, Michelle shipped over a dozen mobile hits at several video game start ups and contributed to Virtual Reality research at Stanford University. Outside of work, Michelle speaks at women in leadership tech events, practices Parkour, and enjoys quality time with her family.