2020 Schedule

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

  • mPower Lunch: Negotiating Your Life

    Location: 1st Floor,
    Grand Hall D


    Meg Myers Morgan, Ph.D., Author, Executive and Leadership Coach

    Marcia M. Davies, mPower Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association


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    Dr. Meg Myers Morgan, an expert in personal and professional negotiations, deconstructs our preconceived notions about adulthood, parenthood, and career paths and illuminates how they can limit us. By sharing her experiences personally mentoring and professionally coaching her graduate students, raising her kids, and achieving success in her own career, she provides powerful advice and inspiration to help you clarify goals, overcome doubts, have a healthy relationship with ambition, and set the terms for the life you want.

    This lunch is open to all attendees of our CREF Convention. Please RSVP via the link below to let us know if you plan to attend.

    RVSP: https://mba.informz.net/survistapro/sn.asp?gid=E07FB259-520E-4793-BC85-0141C9D1A668


    Meg Myers Morgan, Ph.D., Author, Executive and Leadership Coach

    Dr. Meg Myers Morgan is an expert in career development and advancement. Her latest book, Everything is Negotiable (Seal Press, 2018), offer tactics to help women negotiate for more in work and life. In its first week, the book hit the Oklahoma Best Seller List and has now been translated in multiple languages. Meg gave a TED Talk, "Negotiating for Your Life", for TEDxOU in 2016. Her collection of essays, Harebrained, won the gold medal for humor from the Independent Publishers Book Awards (2015). She is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma and leads the graduate programs in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management on the OU-Tulsa campus. Meg holds a Ph.D. and an MPA from the University of Oklahoma, certification in Executive and Leadership Coaching from Columbia University.

    Marcia M. Davies, mPower Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Mortgage Bankers Association

    Marcia M. Davies is Chief Operating Officer for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). As COO, Marcia is responsible for ensuring cross-organizational alignment and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives, as well as maintaining oversight of key organizational priorities. She is also the lead strategist for MBA's external activities, providing leadership, guidance and overall management to the public affairs and marketing divisions. In addition, Marcia provides strategic direction and management of MBA's Conferences, Membership, Education, Information Technology and Office Services divisions. She also provides management oversight to and is a Board member of MBA's Opens Doors Foundation. Previously, Marcia worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner. She directed HUD's industry relations program to strengthen relationships, garner support, streamline communications and resolve policy and regulatory issues. Before joining HUD, Marcia spent 21 years at Freddie Mac, where she held a variety of officer positions in communications, customer outreach, marketing, servicer relations and policy. Marcia is the founder of mPower - MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach -- MBA's networking platform for women in the real estate finance industry. She is a member of the NAWRB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC). Marcia is also a member of Women in Housing Finance and the International Women's Leadership Association. In 2015, she was honored by HousingWire as one of its 2015 Women of Influence.