JJ DiGeronimo

President, Tech Savvy Women, Leadership and STEM Thought Leader

  • JJ DiGeronimo`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects JJ DiGeronimo`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $7,500 - $10,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    USA

  • JJ DiGeronimo`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects JJ DiGeronimo`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $7,500 - $10,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    USA

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Increase Your Relevance to Advance at Work

Audience:  Professionals with 7-15 years of experience Description:  How relevant are you? Many professionals are relevant based on their current role but, often struggle to effectively expand their scope of expertise and applicability...

Audience:  Professionals with 7-15 years of experience
Description:  How relevant are you? Many professionals are relevant based on their current role but, often struggle to effectively expand their scope of expertise and applicability based on where they desire to make an impact next. Many professionals graciously spend time networking, sharing, helping and promoting others in the workplace but, realize they may frequently neglect the time and alignment to reach their professional goals.
Join us for an action-oriented discussion with JJ DiGeronimo, President of Tech Savvy Women, where she will share specific strategies from her research, experience, and data from her two award-winning books to increase your relevance and impact. With more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry, DiGeronimo is no stranger to navigating the twists and turns of moving from entry level to leadership positions. She learned firsthand that securing that next position, a seat on a board, or even starting a new initiative often requires professionals to enhance their relevance, establish new career sponsors, and expand their professional networks.

Professionals who attend this discussion will walk away with:

  • 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 radius
  • Approaches that identify and tap into your career sponsors

Duration: 1-2 Hours

Can easily integrate these threads:  leadership, management, mentoring, promotion paths

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Accelerating Women in Business

Audience: Women in Business who desire to make more of an impact at work and are searching for the inside track on specific strategies to make their mark! Description:  Successful women take specific actions to advance their careers ...

Audience: Women in Business who desire to make more of an impact at work and are searching for the inside track on specific strategies to make their mark!

Description:  Successful women take specific actions to advance their careers and navigate success. This session outlines surprising, yet easy actions to accelerate your professional journey. In this session, JJ shares insights that will help women learn simple, yet actionable strategies that will increase impact while positioning themselves for the next step of their trajectory.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:
• Techniques of self-awareness for professional advancement
• Strategies to maneuver the professional landscape
• Actions to create impact while positioning for future opportunities

** JJ’s Award Winning Book and handout are included for attendees as a resource that is referenced several times during the keynote or workshop


Duration: 1-3 Hours

Can easily integrate these threads: Diversity, Leadership, Women in Business, Employee Workforce, Culture

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Foster an Inclusive Team: Diversity Strategies

Professionals who attend this session review strategies to develop and manage diverse talent to foster an inclusive organization. With over 20 years of experience in high-tech, JJ brings forward obstacles and solutions based on industry research to cultivate thought diversity ...

Professionals who attend this session review strategies to develop and manage diverse talent to foster an inclusive organization. With over 20 years of experience in high-tech, JJ brings forward obstacles and solutions based on industry research to cultivate thought diversity and participation within your teams, departments, and organizations.

  • Perceived hurdles of inclusive participation
  • Benefits of diversity within your organization, your team, and with your customers
  • Specific examples to engage unique perspectives and increase diversity and inclusion
  • Participation
    • Team Dynamics & Project Allocation
  • Retention
    • Self-Efficacy & Career Catalysts
  • Attraction
    • Job Descriptions & Recruiting Methods
  • Summary and Q & A

Roundtable Discussions: [Examples]

  • How can you support people that provide alternative ways of thinking?
  • What other items would you add to the Project Allocation chart?
  • How does your organization empower career catalysts to advance diverse talent?
  • What practices can you implement to showcase your D&I progress?

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Enhance Your Professional Brand

Audience:  Professionals who want to create new business alliances and opportunities Description: Although many women in businesses already have active networks, very few take advantage of the related opportunities that can occur ...

Audience:  Professionals who want to create new business alliances and opportunities

Description: Although many women in businesses already have active networks, very few take advantage of the related opportunities that can occur within these circles. In this session, JJ shares effective strategies to engage in your industry, define your voice and increase your subscriptions or even publish a book.  By attending this session, professionals will learn easy, actionable strategies to effectively leverage current opportunities to increase their professional brand.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:

  • Strategies to align to new levels of influence and impact
  • Overview of tools to defined niche or position a solution
  • Best practices to create meaning partnerships

Duration:  1 Hour [in-person or online]

Can easily integrate these threads:  New products, New Partnerships, New Opportunities, Professional Brand and Career Planning

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Increase Your Impact: Career Strategies

Audience:  Managers and Professionals looking to increase team productivity Yes, Yes, Yes,  and Yes!  How many “yesses” do you think you say in a day, a week, a month, or a year? Many, I’m sure.  Through an...

Audience:  Managers and Professionals looking to increase team productivity

Yes, Yes, Yes,  and Yes! 

How many “yesses” do you think you say in a day, a week, a month, or a year? Many, I’m sure.  Through an engaging keynote, JJ, a two-time author, shares her simple yet powerful framework that has transformed professional’s schedule and mindset to advance their personal and professional goals within their organizational roles.

Abstracts from JJ’s Chapter: “The Power of No”

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:

  • A proven framework to align your commitments [or your team’s projects] to the goals
  • Actionable strategies to effectively manage requests for your time [or your team’s time]
  • Opportunities increase the relevance of your work and impact

Duration:  1 Hour  [optional 1:1 sessions afterwards]

Can easily integrate these threads:  Women in Business, Work-Life Balance, Demanding Bosses and Start-ups

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10 Career Strategies for Young Women to Excel in STEM

Audience: Girls in STEM, STEM Chapters, College STEM Programs, STEM-based Interns Description: Many young women aspire to advance within STEM-based degrees and careers. Yet, many encounter a sea of obstacles because they don’t ...

Audience: Girls in STEM, STEM Chapters, College STEM Programs, STEM-based Interns

Description: Many young women aspire to advance within STEM-based degrees and careers. Yet, many encounter a sea of obstacles because they don’t have “the playbook” to navigate the courses, cultures, and organizations. With more than 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, JJ DiGeronimo is no stranger to navigating the twists and turns of moving from entry-level positions to leadership. During this keynote, JJ will share her Top 10 action-based strategies for young women to excel in STEM.

Abstracts from JJ’s YouTube Channel [www.TechSavvyWomen.TV] Women in STEM Careers

Girls in STEM who attend this session will walk away with:
• Career strategies to maximize their education and knowledge in STEM
• Ideas to highlight their skill and create their profiles to land their ideal role
• Suggestions on ways to align to career catalysts early in their professional path

Duration: 1 Hour [online or inperson]

Can easily integrate these threads: Linkedin, Interviewing, Leadership, Women in Business, Recruiting and Talent

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Cultivate Business Value by Increasing Thought Diversity

Audience:  Experienced Leaders, HR, Talent Managers, Diversity Minded Leaders Description:  Join us for an interactive session on how to recognize and embrace differences to cultivate the benefits of thought diversity. During this ...

Audience:  Experienced Leaders, HR, Talent Managers, Diversity Minded Leaders

Description:  Join us for an interactive session on how to recognize and embrace differences to cultivate the benefits of thought diversity. During this session, we will review the desired results, common hurdles and behavioral differences between Men and Women at work. We will then discuss strategies to encourage and support participation from a variety of viewpoints to strive for the rewarding results of thought diversity.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:

  • Benefits of Thought Diversity to an Organization and You
  • Common Behavioral Differences between Men and Women at Work
  • Relevant Activities to Minimize Biases
  • Actionable Activities to Foster Thought & Gender Diversity

Duration:  1 Hour [optional 1:1 sessions afterwards]

Can easily integrate these threads:  Workforce Development, Innovation, Fostering Leadership, Talent, Women in Business

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A Career Playbook for Millennials

Audience: Young Professionals, New-Hires, Interns Description: Being a new professional is not always easy. For many, it takes time to understand how and where you can make an impact. For others, aligning to impactful work and teams ...

Audience: Young Professionals, New-Hires, Interns

Description: Being a new professional is not always easy. For many, it takes time to understand how and where you can make an impact. For others, aligning to impactful work and teams in not always a give. This session helps dissect cultures and teams to help young professional understand their level of contribution, understand their gaps and align to mentors and sponsors.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:
• Relevant examples and applicable techniques to becoming an impact player
• Strategies for maneuvering the professional landscape to create more influence
• Ways to advocate for their own future trajectory

Duration: 1 Hour [optional 1:1 sessions afterwards]

Can easily integrate these threads: New Employees, Culture, Impact Players and Mentors

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Accelerate Your Professional Impact: Career Strategies

Many professionals desire more influence and impact but, often struggle to find the time and alignment necessary to make their desires a reality. Through years of experience and research, JJ DiGeronimo authored a professional playbook as she has learned that securing that next...

Many professionals desire more influence and impact but, often struggle to find the time and alignment necessary to make their desires a reality. Through years of experience and research, JJ DiGeronimo authored a professional playbook as she has learned that securing that next position, a board seat, or even starting a new initiative often requires professionals to enhance their brand, align to specific projects, and strategically expand their network. This interactive keynote with roundtable discussions will highlight strategies from her recent award-winning book Accelerate your impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:

  • Tools to increase your relevance based on your desired areas of impact
  • Strategies to bundle your professional impact
  • Criteria to identify mentors & sponsors

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10 Strategies to Align Diverse Talent to Your Open Positions

Audience:  Recruiters, Leaders, Directors, HR Description:  There are some “must-dos” especially when you want to attract women to your company. A few easy things to be aware of that I share in details are the length of ...

Audience:  Recruiters, Leaders, Directors, HR

Description:  There are some “must-dos” especially when you want to attract women to your company. A few easy things to be aware of that I share in details are the length of the job description, word choices and the diversity on the team or in the interview process. Yet, another thing to consider is the balance between the company’s needs and the candidate’s reality. In this session, I will share some common mistakes and provide practical activities to take qualified candidates from applying and accepting.

Professionals who attend this session will walk away with:

  • Common barriers to retaining talent
  • Successful approaches to uncover more diverse talent
  • Techniques to retain and advance the talent already on the payroll
  • Tapping into the diverse talent that has tapped out

Duration:  1 Hour  [optional 1:1 sessions afterwards]

Can easily integrate these threads: Women in Technology Organizations, Women in STEM or related roles and Industries, employee retention, thought diversity and culture

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Empowering Talent to Drive Thought Diversity

Driving diversity has notable benefits if an organization can cultivate opportunities that encourage individuals to share their ideas, feedback, and suggestions. This participation that drives thought diversity could empower talent and potentially drive innovation in various ...

Driving diversity has notable benefits if an organization can cultivate opportunities that encourage individuals to share their ideas, feedback, and suggestions. This participation that drives thought diversity could empower talent and potentially drive innovation in various aspects of the business.

Professionals who attend this session will review strategies to increase individual momentum and participation with techniques that can be leveraged across the organization.

With over 20 years of experience in high tech, JJ brings forward obstacles and solutions based on industry research to nurture new ways to participate and engage within team, department, and organization.

  • Perceived hurdles of inclusive participation
  • Benefits of diversity within your organization, your team, and with your customers (high-level)
  • Specific examples to engage unique perspectives to drive thought diversity
    • Team Dynamics with a focus on Project Allocation & Contributions
    • Employee Participation with a focus on Alignment, Self-Efficacy & Career Catalysts
    • Future Employees with a focus on Internal Champions, Job Descriptions & Recruiting Methods
  • Summary and Q & A

JJ’s Related Articles:

  • Driving Business Benefits with Thought-Diverse Teams, Smart Business
  • What types of corporate cultures foster thought diversity?, Smart Business
  • Is Comfort Recruiting Influencing Your Talent Acquisition Strategies, LinkedIn
  • Company promotion lenses may vary by gender, Smart Business Magazine
  • How to draw the attention of diverse professionals for your open positions, Smart Business
  • Your Middle Managers, Hold Gems for Your Diversity Strategies, LinkedIn
  • Lead From Where You Are Now – Despite Your Title, Age, or Hesitation, LinkedIn
  • Do You Have Career Sponsors & Catalysts?, LinkedIn

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About Keynote Speaker JJ DiGeronimo

About Speaker JJ DiGeronimo…

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. Through her keynotes and executive sessions, JJ shares effective leadership, influence and inclusion strategies to accelerate professional women.

JJ is a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine and has been quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, The Glass Hammer, Working Women Magazine, The Grindstone, ITWorld, Career-Intelligence and Rescue a CEO. She has shared her insights and discoveries with many corporations and women’s organizations.  She’s was recently included in the Top 100 Women Visionary Leaders to Watch in 2016 by Innov8tiv’s, received the Innovation Award from the Small Business Network, recognized as one of the Top 25 People in Technology in “Inside Business Cleveland” and was awarded the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for her book.

JJ includes these experiences along with hours of research in her book new book “Accelerate Your Impact” Aug. 2016.  This complements her 2011 book, “The Working Woman’s GPS”. She also contributed to the book, “The Confident Woman, Tapping Into Your Inner Power” and hosts regular videos on TechSavvyWomen.TV.

Testimonials

“I can’t tell you the number of times the words, “as JJ said…”, “as I learned from JJ’s presentation”, came up over the last day and a half! You clearly made an impact on us all, and helped many of us realize we could be doing more to focus on relevance to accelerate our influence. My sincere thanks from Rockwell Automation’s East Region Women in the Field group!”

DV

Rockwell Automation

“It was a delight to have JJ as a speaker. Here 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.”

PK

VP Operations, Content Marketing Institute

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