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Greater Cleveland

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Ohio

Speaker Bio

JJ DiGeronimo, President of Tech Savvy Women, is one of the most highly regarded speakers, authors and executive strategists to attract, retain, and advance professional women.

 

She navigated her way from entry-level positions to top-level leadership roles within leading technology companies and now shares the strategies and insights that helped her accelerate her career with her audiences.

 

As a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine and Thrive Global, JJ has been quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, The Glass Hammer, and Working Women Magazine. She shares her insights and discoveries with many corporations and women’s organizations across the nation, tapping into her experience to forge a meaningful connection with every audience.

 

Media Recognition & Honors

 

Widely recognized for her professional leadership and advocacy for women and girls in STEM, JJ DiGeronimo is humbled to have won numerous awards and accolades both at home and abroad.

 

Keynote Topic #1

    Executive Strategies for Experienced Women in Business

    Are you a successful woman in business and have your sights set on your next level of impact but struggle to gain momentum or alignment?

    Are you networking, sharing, helping, and promoting others but realize your professional goals are not manifesting at the pace you desire?

    Most professionals are fantastic and relevant in their current roles. However, to achieve the next-level success, they need to effectively expand their scope of expertise to reach their next executive goal.

    • Strategies to increase your relevance inside and outside your network.
    • Applicable techniques to structure your time and commitments.
    • Insights on how to align with impactful work to increase your brand.
    • Approaches that identify and tap into your career sponsors.

    This Topic Includes: Alignment, Mentoring, Self-Efficacy, Self-Doubt, Promotion Paths, Time Management, Leadership, Boards of Directors and Sponsorship.

Keynote Topic #2

    Increasing Gender Diversity in Leadership

    As the business environment demands more diversity and inclusion, many professionals struggle to make these goals a reality. In this interactive discussion, JJ DiGeronimo will share action-based strategies and tools from her 2017 Award-Winning Business Diversity Book, Accelerate Your Impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path. 

    JJ will review techniques with leaders to empower and develop gender diverse talent while providing examples for leaders to support, sponsor, and guide gender-diverse talent to new levels of impact.

    With over 20 years of experience in high-tech, JJ brings forward obstacles and solutions based on industry research to cultivate inclusion within teams, departments, and organizations. Through this discussion, JJ provides common obstacles with straightforward actions and answers questions to help foster gender diversity and inclusion for future impact.

    • Benefits of Diversity within your organization, your team, and with your customers
    • Recruiting Methods that Encourage Diverse Candidates
    • Strategies to Enhance Self Efficacy with Project Allocation
    • Nurturing Career Catalysts throughout the Organization to Cultivate a Diverse Leadership Team

Keynote Topic #3

    Mindfulness Strategies for Busy Professionals that Work

    Yes, Yes, Yes, and Yes! How many “yesses” do you think you say in a day, a week, a month, or a year? Through an engaging keynote, JJ, an award-winning author, shares her simple, yet powerful framework that has transformed women’s schedule and mindset! If you are yearning for authentic strategies to create more joy while harnessing your unique gifts to reach your desired goals, this keynote is for you!

    With mindfulness practices, overnight retreats for women, and soul work activities, JJ lives her practices every day. In addition, she shares first-hand experiences of her search for more joy, purpose, and impact.

    • A proven framework to align your commitments and time.
    • Actionable strategies to effectively align with your goals.
    • Group discussions to share best practices of the attendees.

    Other Titles:

    Aligning your schedule with your future goals.

    Stepping into your best work with confidence and alignment.

    Manifesting your goals through your schedule.

    How the right schedule leads to more joy and impact.

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:44 pm

        “So AWESOME to meet you and hear you speak. You tell us what we need to hear and how to act on it. I can’t wait to get home and read your book. I will definitely be in touch.” – Awilda Olah

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:43 pm

        “It indeed was inspirational to listen to you and put a few things in practice.” – Suneeta Bindal

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:42 pm

        “Your speech was fabulous and very inspiring! Thanks so much for speaking at our event. I hope to work with you more in the future.” – Sarah Dart

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      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:42 pm

        “I was in your presentation last week and found it to be very helpful. I have already put to use saying “no”. Although my children are now 18 and 21, it’s still helpful. I wish I had the power when I was younger in my career.” – Sarah Ullman

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:37 pm

        “Thank you so much for knocking it out of the park for our event! We couldn’t have gotten anyone better!” – Branden Coleman, Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Day

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      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:37 pm

        “I went to your seminar at the YWCA not too long ago and you were great. I also purchased your book and have been reading and writing all over it to make some changes in my life.” – Mireille Wozniak-Michalak, YWCA

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:37 pm

        “Great presentation today at the Women Summit! Nothing is more empowering than being around strong, smart and beautiful woman.” – Linda Barberic

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:37 pm

        “Thanks for the Watermark presentation yesterday, it was very practical. Protecting my calendar and no means “not now” is very insightful. I really enjoyed it.” – Suzie Ng, Watermark

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:36 pm

        “The YWCA is always honored to have JJ join us as a speaker at any of our Women’s Leadership Initiatives events; whether it’s a break-out speaker at our annual Women’s Leadership Conference or a presenter at one of our monthly workshop series sessions. As the Special Events Coordinator, I am always pleased to work with JJ to coordinate the details of her presentations. I appreciate her organizational skills and her professionalism; she makes it simple to execute our plans. When it comes to her presentations, she never lets us down. She is an engaging speaker, always a step ahead with her research, and prepares powerful and effective messages/lessons that impact the attendee’s lives—whether that’s influencing them to explore/incorporate social media and cloud computing into their daily schedule or navigating the obstacles that arise in balancing your work and personal lives. I highly recommend JJ and am always happy to speak more about our experience working together.” – Brooke VanDenHaute, Special Events Coordinator, YWCA

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:32 pm

        “Thank you JJ, I have been hearing so much positive feedback, and I believe your messaging was relevant to every person in the room, all stages of career and all ages. A few of the men that attended said it was applicable to their development too, plus, they were going to incorporate what they learned in how they tailor their coaching with their female associates.” – Lynne Thornton, Ingram Micro

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      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:31 pm

        “Thank you again for your wonderful lunch program. I have heard nothing but positive comments from the attendees. I’m looking forward to chatting with you about future presentations!” – Doug Lane, President, North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce

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      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:31 pm

        “I can’t thank you enough for taking the time to speak to our graduates today! I heard many wonderful things about your speech and how refreshing it was to have a successful, confident female from the Technology Field as a guest speaker. We appreciate you being a part of what will be such a memorable time for our graduates and their families!” – Bethany, MoneyPenny

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:28 pm

        “Thanks so much for coming in this week to We Can Code IT and talking to our class about finding their professional brand and having a purpose within their professional choices. Wow! Not only did you provide a phenomenal role model, as a woman in tech, you got them talking and acting on those concepts.” – Mel McGee, CEO, We Can Code IT

      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:26 pm

        Thank you so much for the amazing presentation yesterday and for sending the additional resources you mentioned. We have been hearing great reviews! Jade, Event Coordinator at Zone

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      • WeSpeak Global
        02/28/2022 at 2:04 pm

        “It was a delight to have JJ as a speaker. Her presentation style is very open and welcoming. Her message was clear and well-articulated. She took much time after the speech to answer additional questions and network with attendees. She was extremely easy to communicate with prior to the event and willing to help out with planning. It was a great experience as the organizer and for the attendees! Plan to have her back again soon.” – Pam Kozelka, VP Operations, Content Marketing Institute

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