"Early last year, there were more women than men in the workforce for the first time in a decade. Fast forward a year later, and we face a “she-cession” as the pandemic disproportionately affected working women. With four times more women than men leaving the workforce last fall, the clock has turned back. Now, more than ever, effective leadership is needed to support the professional advancement of women. Attend a special LIVE studio recording of the Meetings Today podcast Dare to Interrupt, as host Courtney Stanley interviews influential leaders looking ahead at the future for women in the meeting and event industry. Learner Outcomes: 1.Engage with a diverse panel of leaders on unique challenges they have faced in the meeting industry. 2. Learn what strategies you can apply in order to advance and optimize your career growth. 3. Understand how to better support and empower women in the meeting and hospitality community.