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GGW Conference Sessions at NIGA
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 11:30 AM PDT
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Global Gaming Women (GGW) will be presenting two conference sessions at this year's National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow and Convention (NIGA).

Date: Wednesday, April 18th
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Room:  N252

Driving Progress: Reshaping the Future

How are women at the top creating inclusive cultures where today’s top talent can thrive, while also paving the way for the emerging leaders of tomorrow? Across industries and generations, how are extraordinary teams built, and how do visionary leaders harness the power of their communities to advance gender equality and inspire the next generation of female leaders? The goal of this session is that the audience members come away from this excited to explore and find their leadership voice and how to apply it in their companies and communities.

Moderator: Chris Province, President of Player Performance Group


  • Erika Meeske Rafferty, Vice President of Native American Gaming, Global Market Advisors
  • Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, President, Red Horse Financial Group
  • Kari McCormick, VP Client Relations, Arrowhead Builders
  • Valerie Spicer, Founder & Partner, Trilogy Group 

Date: Wednesday, April 18th
Time:  2:00 – 3:00 PM
Room:  N252

The Value of a Mentor/Mentee Program

Do you know the differences between being a mentor and a mentee? In this interactive session the speaker will define some of the key identifiers for being a mentor. Example: build trust, good listener, encourage, be reliable, and have fun. She will also cover the key identifiers for being a mentee. Example: Proactive, trustworthy, patient, good listener, committed to time required. How do you ask someone to be your mentor and what tips do you use to help start off the conversations. As an audience member prepare to be open and honest and be ready for change.

Speaker: Ann Simmons Nicholson, CEO, Simmons Group

National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention
Las Vegas Convention Center 
3150 Paradise Road  
Las Vegas, NV 89091