Empower Hour 1.5 Event Information

Empower Hour 1.5 Professional Development Luncheons

All professionals are invited to attend this series of leadership and ethics seminars presented by respected leaders in business in Northwest Arkansas. Speakers will present one of the leadership MAXIMIZERS™ Principles from Dr. Ron Jenson’s book Achieving Authentic Success® and how this principle played out in their career to advance them to where they are today. There will be a time for networking with other professionals and learning about the PLE program offered by the Inseitz Group and Women’s Empowerment Center while enjoying a delicious locally catered meal.

2018 Dates 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – Angela Grayson – “X Out The Negatives-Embracing problems as positive opportunities” REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – Ulanda Terry – “Zero In On Caring For People”
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – Betsy Reithmeyer – “Energize Internally”
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Sarah Heimer – “Stay The Course”

Location:  CFN Auditorium, Center for Nonprofits @ St. Mary’s, 1200 West Walnut, Rogers, AR 72756

Cost:  $25 General / $15 Women’s PLE Alumni

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

“X Out the Negatives-Embracing problems as positive opportunities” with speaker Angela Grayson

Learn what a positive attitude is and how to cultivate it in multiple areas of life. Negative situations can cause stress that can demoralize and individual’s performance. By identifying and exposing the weakness and working to overcome it, stress and negative situations can be turned into positive experiences.

Angela J. Grayson is Principal Member and Founder of Precipice IP, PLLC. Precipice IP, PLLC is a consultancy and intellectual property law boutique specializing in patent, trademark, copyright, and data law.

Prior to founding Precipice IP, Ms. Grayson was most immediately Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property and Patent Operations Lead at Walmart Stores, Inc. Prior to joining Walmart, Ms. Grayson had previous experience as in-house patent counsel for several Fortune® 100 companies, as well as prior experience in the examining corps for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

She is committed to advancing Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in the legal profession, and is equally committed to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives that focus on better preparing our youth to compete. She is the immediate past Board Chair of the Minority In-House Counsel Association (MIHCA) and also serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (AIPLEF). She serves as well on the Board of Advisors for Destination Imagination.

Ms. Grayson is also leading the national effort to establish intellectual property pro bono inventor assistance. She serves as a Director on the Board of the Patent Pro Bono Advisory Council. Ms. Grayson is also the Chair of the AIPLA Special Committee on Pro Bono and she has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Mississippi Bar.

In her free time, Ms. Grayson enjoys serving her community and spending time with family.