Leadership Howard County Holds Big Event with Candace Doby

Leadership Howard County will hold its annual Big Event featuring guest speaker Candace Doby, who will present “Cultivating a Courageous Mindset.” A speaker, author, podcast host and coach, Doby will share strategies for increasing courage and stories to empower leaders.

When: Wednesday, April 12, 4:30 p.m. registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres, 5:30 p.m. program

Where: Turf Valley Resort,  2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City

Doby works with organizations to create a culture of courage where employees perform at their highest potential. She brings a decade of research on courage and experience leading marketing teams at Chipotle and traveling the world solo. She wrote “A Cool Girl’s Guide to Courage,” created The Courage Hotline podcast, hosts the Own Your Brilliance Weekend Retreat and owns Pep Talker greeting cards. Doby’s work has been featured on MSNBC and NPR.

Leadership Howard County’s Big Event brings together more than 400 leaders from business, government and nonprofit organizations in Howard County. Proceeds from the event support Leadership Howard County programs and scholarships.

General admission tickets cost $100 through March 21 and $75 for veterans, students and nonprofits with 25 or fewer employees. Beginning March 22, all tickets cost $125. To register or learn more, visit bit.ly/BigEvent-2023 or call 410-730-4474.

Leadership Howard County provides innovative programs designed to empower and connect community leaders and keep them engaged in the critical issues facing Howard County and the region. Drawn from private businesses, nonprofits and the public sector, Leadership Howard County participants share a common interest in learning more about their community and a commitment to making a positive impact. (www.leadershiphc.org)