Long Beach Resident to be Recognized in Leadership in Heels
Long Beach resident Dr. Karen Semien-McBride, CEO and Founder of MKCircle: Executive Coaching for Leaders Program, a program designed to mentor women. She has done research that has provided data and implements that are efficient in getting results for individuals to be prosperous professionally and personally.
Long Beach resident Dr. Karen Semien-McBride, CEO and Founder of MKCircle: Executive Coaching for Leaders Program, a program designed to mentor women, has done research that has provided data and implementations that are efficient in obtaining results for individuals to be prosperous both professionally and personally
With over 25-years of experience in business development, organizational leadership, entrepreneurship, coaching, public speaking among others, she spent 10 years as a C-level executive. Dr. McBride is one of the most sought after executive trainer and motivational speaker for small businesses and non-profit organizations.
In 2004 Dr. McBride founded the non-profit organization, Association of Rejuvenating Women now the CEO Institute, which supports coaching and mentoring women who want to advance their professional careers, businesses, and work-life balance. In May 2019, Dr. McBride debuted the CEO Institute: Executive Coach Program for Leaders and Entrepreneurs to over 10,000 women at the Women’s Health Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Dr. McBride said, “This is my life’s-work, to build up emotional intelligent, growth-mindset leaders so they can lead organizations to sustainability, growth, and profitably all while empowering our current and future workforce.”
She will be speaking at the Leadership in Heels final event of the year on Thursday, November 14 from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. titled “The Courage to Lead | The Time is Now” at the Center Club in Costa Mesa.
Leadership in Heels Founder and CEO Scharrell Jackson and Coast Magazine Editor Samantha Dunn will be hosting a discussion about “courageous leadership.”
Jackson stated, “In today’s competitive climate, the pressures from our careers and demanding life challenges, along with social media, have robbed us of our time. This has caused many of us to surrender our power and yield to the expectations of others. This dynamic event will equip attendees to evaluate their leadership decisions and empower them to exercise the power to lead without yielding to the pressures that weigh them down. Leadership requires courage and there is no better time than now.”
The speaker series has hosted over 2,000 attendees including c-suite executives, middle managers, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and those who strive to enhance their leadership skills. in addition to interactive presentations and exercises, the event will offer breakfast, networking, and giveaways.
By: Jocelyn Torralba