2019 CREFC Women’s Network Symposium

Cadwalader is proud to host and sponsor the 4th annual CREFC Women’s Network Symposium.

This year's program features a discussion dedicated to mastering your panel participation skills led by CREFC industry leaders, followed by an interactive Keynote Speaker session – “Everything You Want is on the Other Side of Fear” focused on leadership in the workplace.


2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Registration
3:00 pm – 3:10 pm Welcome
3:10 pm – 4:10 pm Mic Drop: The Art of Panel Speaking

Cecelia Riesenberg, Investment Professional, Varde Partners

Greta Guggenheim, Chief Executive Officer, TPG RE Finance Trust

Kara McShane, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities

Leah Nivison, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Lisa Pendergast, Executive Director, CRE Finance Council

Lyndsay Stephenson, Director, Prime Finance

Discussion Topics:

  • Public speaking experience at various stages in your career
  • Knowing the audience, tailoring the message and refocusing the discussion 
  • Finding your voice, preparing and recovery strategies

4:10 pm – 4:30 pm Networking Break

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Interactive Keynote Speaker Session

Everything You Want is on the Other Side of Fear

Presented by:
Jennifer Logue, Director of the Americas, Working Voices Ltd.

This interactive session explores the unique set of challenges faced by women leaders in the workplace and how people of all gender identities can address them with real leadership presence and genuinely impactful communication.

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Networking Reception