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"Live Your Potential": 16-hour Leadership & Career Development Program for Women

Dr. Jean Kim & Lilit Simonyan (MPA)

Saturday, 12 November 2016 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 13 November 2016 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Early Bird Ended $775.00 $39.33 $105.86
Regular 9 Nov 2016 $875.00 $41.83 $119.19
Individuals purchasing this ticket must be a full-time student at a college or university and must present a valid student ID before the start of the program.
9 Nov 2016 $675.00 $36.83 $92.54

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Do you feel a lack of motivation, confidence, and a sense of direction in your current job?

Do you feel you are overqualified or underpaid?

Do you want to improve your leadership skills?


If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, then join award-winning trainers Dr. Jean Kim and Lilit Simonyan and make 2016 the year you finally Live Your Potential.  

Live Your Potential is a leadership and career development program designed exclusively for ambitious, motivated professional women who are ready to be more and earn more, give more and get more. Become more focused and intentional about your career. Create strategies that allow you to fully leverage your strengths, skills and previous experiences. Confidently declare your value to the world.

* Please Note: Live Your Potential is a 2 full-day program offering 6 empowering modules that strategically build on each other to empower and support reflection, learning and action planning. By registering for the program, you are automatically enrolled into ALL 6 modules, therefore signed up for both Nov 12th  AND Nov. 13th. 

Day 1- November 12, 2016

Module 1: Personal Reflection & Strategic Career Planning

Start the strategic process of goal-setting and action planning while reflecting on your interests, competencies and passion.  

Module 2: Personal Branding

Identify your unique personal brand and articulate your value to your target community with clarity and confidence. Create strategies to communicate a consistent brand message across multiple channels in your professional life.

Module 3: Influencing and Negotiating Skills

Advance your competencies and strategies to be more assertive and successful in the workplace. Effectively influence and negotiate upwards or sideways within your organisation, or with partners, external clients and suppliers. Build confidence in your influencing power and ability to reach a win-win agreement, whether it be your next salary, contract, or promotion.


Day 2 – November 13, 2016

Module 4: Strategic Networking

Build hands-on strategies to create meaningful new connections while leveraging and nurturning your exisiting network. Learn how to voice your value and engage stakeholders through the power of storytelling.

Module 5: Personal Leadership: Social and Emotional Intelligence, Diversity and Inclusion

Develop personal leadership skills by boosting your “people skills”. Learn how to build inclusive relationships in the workplace, effectively work in diverse teams, and increase your self-mastery and social intelligence.

Module 6: Action Planning

Build on learnings from Modules 1-5 and create a clear, strategic action plan & accountability structure to meet short term and long term professional goals.


Bonus 1: Panel Discussion and Networking with Established Professional Women

Engage in honest conversation with inspiring female mentors who have overcome their hurdles to live their potential. Bring your burning questions and create meaningful relationships with mentors who are there to share their strategies and tips for success.

*Please note: This 2 hr Panel Discussion and Networking event will take place within 2 weeks of program completion. 

Bonus 2: Exclusive Access to Private Live Your Potential On-line Group

Gain exclusive access to our Live Your Potential on-line group to share resources, celebrate accomplishments and stay on track to meet goals.

Bonus 3: Complimentary Personal Coaching Session

Program trainers Dr. Jean Kim and Lilit Simonyan will provide one complimentary personal coaching session for the first 6 women registered for the program. ($350 value)

For more information visit or contact 


Meet the Award-Winning Trainers 

 Dr. Jean Kim is a Global Communication Strategist, Coach, and award-winning Educator with over 17 years of experience empowering individuals from all over the world. 

Dr. Kim obtained her Ph.D. in Language and Literacy Education from the University of British Columbia and was also trained in Image Consulting from the prestigious International Image Institute. She has taught professional communication skills, cross-cultural communication, and public speaking, among others, at universities in Canada, the U.S., and Korea, and was twice awarded the Teaching Excellence Award by the Catholic University of Korea. Dr. Kim is especially passionate about women's empowerment and has facilitated multiple career development and leadership programs at organizations such as KPMG's Women in Leadership Network, Women in NAAAP (North American Association of Asian Professionals), The Korean Professional Women's Association, and Ryerson University's Women in Engineering. She has also worked with future global leaders through the World Bank Family Network's teen leadership program. Dr. Kim has lived in Seoul, Hong Kong, London, New York, Honolulu, Tokyo, Paris, Vancouver, and Toronto. 

 Lilit Simonyan is dedicated to educating and connecting youth and women to bring positive change in their lives, organizations, and communities. As an award winning professional and a certified adult educator, Lilit focuses on women empowerment, negotiation and conflict resolution, intercultural awareness, diversity and inclusion, leadership development, strategic planning and team building. In 2008 Lilit started the renowned program "ArqaNe" aimed to empower and develop leadership among young women in Armenia. Since then the program has impacted the lives of thousands of young girls nationwide. 

During the last 14 years, she has worked with professionals from over 40 countries, at organizations such as the European Commission, United Nations Development Program, Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, Ontario Public Service, American University of Armenia, British Council, European Youth Forum, as well as a number of youth and women’s organizations across North America and Europe.

Her leadership and contributions for not-for-profit and public sectors have been recognized by the Prime Minister of Armenia, the International Youth Foundation through the YouthActionNet award, International Researches and Exchanges Board (IREX) through Careers for Alumni in Public Sector. She is an Alumna of the Draper Hills Fellows Program (Stanford University) and the Aspen Institute Romania Young Leaders program. Lilit holds two BAs in Foreign Languages and Economics and an MA in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. She is a Jeanne Sauvé Fellow.


Do you offer group discounted rates?

Yes. Please contact for more information.  

I plan to request my company to fund the cost for my participation in the LYP program. Can you provide a program information booklet that I can share with my boss and/or HR department? 

Yes. Please contact us at, and we'd be happy to email you our program information booklet. You can also find more information about the program at   

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not have to bring a printed ticket. However, you will be asked to present your mobile confirmation or a picture ID. 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Registered participants unable to attend the program may transfer their spot to another individual. Transfer requests must be submitted in writing to by 12pm November 10, 2016 and must include 1) original participant name and 2) contact information and replacement participant name and contact information. Transfers can only be made for the entire program and not for individual modules.


What is the refund policy?

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Requests received by 11:59pm EST November 9, 2016 will receive an 80% refund. Requests received on or after 12:00am EST November 10, 2016 will receive a 50% refund. NO REFUNDS will be issued on or after the start date of the first module (12:00am EST November 12, 2016)

In the case one or more modules are canceled due to extreme weather conditions, makeup modules will be rescheduled for a later date. No refunds will be granted for the canceled modules.



Have questions about "Live Your Potential": 16-hour Leadership & Career Development Program for Women? Contact Dr. Jean Kim & Lilit Simonyan (MPA)

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246 Bloor Street West

Toronto, ON

Saturday, 12 November 2016 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 13 November 2016 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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