WOB 2020 Event

Women to Share Advice on Landing Board Seats

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Kay Coles James is pretty sure a casual encounter at a White House holiday party helped her land a seat on PNC Financial Services Corp.’s board of directors. At the time, Ms. James was working as the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management under President George W. Bush. While standing in the …

Courtney DeruyWomen to Share Advice on Landing Board Seats
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Meet the Leaders of the Smartest Companies In Pittsburgh for 2016

Align Leadership’s Christy Uffelman is honored to be among the leaders of the Smartest Companies in Pittsburgh for 2016. All Smart 50 honorees are people who are having a positive impact in the community, coming up with new ideas and making Pittsburgh more sustainable. This year’s Smart 50 honorees are from a diverse set of businesses and industries, yet they …

Courtney DeruyMeet the Leaders of the Smartest Companies In Pittsburgh for 2016
National Conversation on Board Diversity

The National Conversation on Board Diversity

How can we accelerate progress for women on boards?  That is the topic of discussion at the National Conversation on Board Diversity. Join Christy Uffelman on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Wyndham Grand Downtown Pittsburgh from 7:30 am-Noon to engage with peers in a benchmarking discussion as to what innovative organizations – and individual executive women – can do to …

Courtney DeruyThe National Conversation on Board Diversity
Align Leadership Christy Uffelman Spirit of Charity Award

The Vincentian Academy Presents Christy Uffelman the Spirit of Charity Award

The Spirit of Charity Award is given to community leaders who provide effective leadership, exhibit selflessness in service, and have a deep concern for others. Honorees also exemplify the qualities of courage and humility, possess an enthusiasm for lifelong learning, and demonstrate a reverence for all life. Christy Uffelman will accept the award on Thursday, October 13 at the 5th Annual …

Courtney DeruyThe Vincentian Academy Presents Christy Uffelman the Spirit of Charity Award
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Are you a “Chronic Over-Committer”?

By Christine Watkins, MA, ACC   Do you often say “Yes” not only when you mean “No” but even when you may mean “Maybe”? Do you often find yourself resentful and frustrated by your overloaded calendar?  Not only at work or during the work day, but after work and on weekends? Do you find yourself not enjoying the things you …

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Align Leadership Named One of Pittsburgh’s Smartest Companies

Align Leadership is honored to be named one of Pittsburgh’s Smartest Companies in 2016! About The Smart 50 Program The SmartBusiness Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. All 50 winners will be honored at a special celebration in 2016 and three organizations …

Courtney DeruyAlign Leadership Named One of Pittsburgh’s Smartest Companies
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Maximizing the Generations at Work Workshop

Please join Christy Uffelman and the Women’s Energy Network for the fourth and final event of WEN Appalachia’s Leadership Series and share insights with your peers to better understand and utilize the unique motivations of Gen-Y/Millennials, Gen-Xers, Baby-Boomers and the Silent Generation. These is a powerful, interactive presentation for leaders at all levels who seek to break through generational friction, drive …

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Christy Uffelman 40 under 40

Christy Uffelman named to Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40

2016 40 Under 40 Awards Presented by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP present the 18th Annual 40 Under 40 Awards. The program recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region. Congratulations to the 2016 Honorees: ​Dr. Ermias Shawel Abebe, 33 UPMC Medical Center Rev. Paul Abernathy, 37 FOCUS Pittsburgh Dean Aloise, 38 Xerox Erin M. Belitskus, 38 Changing Our World Diana Bellini, …

Courtney DeruyChristy Uffelman named to Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40
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The Disease of Perfectionism

By Mary Shippy   I was in New Mexico a few years ago visiting a Navajo Pueblo.  We were watching the women weaving rugs.  They were beautiful in design and color.  Navajo tradition tells us that every Navajo rug is woven with one very visible and intentional imperfection woven into it.  They believe that this allows spirit and energy to …

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Insight from Women Leaders: Encouragement that Helped them Succeed

In Align Leadership’s Women Leaders Across the Generations study, women leaders expressed that they had come from supportive families or had mentors that encouraged them to do what they wanted to do in life. In the following quotes, women leaders share words of encouragement that helped them succeed: “No matter what I did, my mom recognized there was value in …

Courtney DeruyInsight from Women Leaders: Encouragement that Helped them Succeed