Sistas In Sales is a global organization for women of color in sales, join us for our 4th Annual Summit, “Your Power In Preparation”
Sponsored by over 25+ media, technology, and fast growing companies interested in connecting with you.
This is the place to find your "Sista" In Sales. Grow your network, get connected, and create lifelong friendships.
Hear from black and brown women in sales unpack: Motherhood, Sales Career Challenges, Mental Wellness
The Sistas In Sales Summit is a career must attend. Workshops on joining corporate boards, how to invest your commission, mastering public speaking are all imperative to learn as a seller.
We're here to have a good time and learn from other Sistas In Sales, mentors and key sponsors. Watch the workshops and keynotes below and be prepared to make a positive impact on your career path!
Founder & CEO
Sistas In Sales
Editor in Chief, SELF
Global Head of Sales Solutions Pinterest
SVP, Global Go-to-Market
Head of Industry, Large Customer Sales
EVP, Global Sales
Chief Transformation Officer
Quinn Conyers Consulting
Regional VP of Commercial Sales
Vice President, Global Partnerships
Chief Brand Officer
RVP, Public Sector - State & Local Salesforce
SVP & Head of SAP SuccessFactors
Senior Vice President, Client Executive
Head of Enterprise Sales
Vice President of Business Development & Client Services
Senior Agency Development Manager
Growth New Business, Account Executive
Vice President of Growth
VP Sales Tech & Telco
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Understanding and Analysis:
Participants will be able to take a multi-perspective approach to analyzing the top challenges faced by revenue leaders today.
Participants will apply divergent thinking techniques to brainstorm creative solutions to the identified challenges, and synthesize these ideas into refined strategies that could be implemented in real-world context.
CEO & Founder, Revenue Funnel
This session will provide emerging sales consultants with a roadmap for getting their independent practice off the ground. Experts will share guidance on structuring a consultancy, identifying niche expertise, onboarding clients, pricing services, and building a personal brand. Attendees will gain insights into legal and financial considerations, growth strategies, and work-life balance as a solopreneur. The session will equip new consultants to establish credibility, deliver results, and cultivate a thriving sales advisory firm.
Director of Client Partners, Spotify
This empowering workshop will explore strategies for women to support each other in pursuing ambitious career goals through a sense of community and collaboration. Facilitators will lead visioning exercises for clarifying goals and identifying resources needed from one’s circle of support. Attendees will practice techniques for uplifting and empowering women colleagues through mentorship, sponsorship, and allyship. The session will instill the mindset that your success can elevate others while their success lifts you higher.
Director, Market Engagement, The B2B Institute, LinkedIn
Director, Cultural Strategy, Walmart
Founder, Indie Creator Society
Co-Founder, BERG (Black Employee Resource Group)
The sales profession is fast-paced and demanding, taking a toll on well-being. Join us for an uplifting session focused on health, wellness, and self-care for sales professionals. Hear first-hand from sales leaders across different industries as they share their own journeys and lessons learned in prioritizing holistic health amid high-pressure jobs. Gain insights on work-life balance, stress management, nutrition, fitness, and cultivating overall well-being. The panelists will offer tips, best practices, and inspiration for making positive changes and sustaining a healthy lifestyle throughout your sales career. You’ll walk away motivated and equipped with strategies to improve mental, physical, and emotional health as you strive for excellence in sales and life.
Associate Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Founder, Poppy Seed Health
SVP, Revenue, Group Black
Sheryl Grant is a mentor, speaker, networking specialist, business development consultant and the Founder and CEO of Sheryl Grant International (SGI) , a company focused on transformation from the inside out through its flagship platform, FIT for Life. In addition to 30 years as an Executive in Silicon Valley specializing in Sales & Strategic Partnerships (generating more than 500 million dollars for fortune 100 companies), Sheryl currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, who raised more than $1 Million to support Black Businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (Now ‘How Women Lead’), that brought 20 women social entrepreneurs from 19 countries to Silicon Valley for annual leadership, networking, entrepreneurship training, and to secure funding from Bay Area investors and VCs.
CEO & Founder, Sheryl Grant International
This interactive workshop will feature courageous sales managers sharing vulnerable stories and insights. The transparent speakers will dive deep into personal accounts of overcoming challenges, learning from failures, and leading teams through authenticity. Attendees will gain powerful perspectives on leveraging individual strengths, reinventing leadership styles, and managing with empathy. The workshop will inspire honest reflection and discussion on bringing one’s whole self to sales management.
Director of Sales, Astound Business Solutions
Latin America Data & AI Specialist Manager SMC, Microsoft
Director, Strategic Corporate Partnerships, Opportunity@Work
This interactive workshop will showcase brave account executives sharing vulnerable stories and insights. The presenters will dive deep into personal accounts of overcoming obstacles, learning from mistakes, and driving growth through authenticity. Attendees will gain powerful perspectives on playing to individual strengths, knowing when to reinvent strategies, and selling with empathy. The workshop will inspire honest reflection and discussion on bringing one’s whole self to account management.
This interactive workshop will feature rapid-fire talks from customer success leaders diving deep into personal stories and insights. The brave presenters will share vulnerable accounts of overcoming adversity, learning from failures, and driving growth through authenticity. Attendees will gain powerful perspectives on leveraging individual strengths, knowing when to reinvent yourself, and leading with empathy. The workshop will inspire honest reflection and discussion on bringing one’s whole self to customer success.
Regional Vice President - Customer Success, Outreach
Manager of Customer Success, Motive
Senior Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn
The Elevate Your Sales Game workshop session will provide sales professionals with insights and strategies for optimizing performance through feedback. Expert panelists will discuss best practices for receiving feedback, both positive and constructive, and translating it into sales success. Attendees will learn how to cultivate a growth mindset, identify opportunities for improvement, and implement changes to exceed sales quotas. The session will examine strategies for delivering effective peer feedback and creating a collaborative, high-performing sales culture. Participants will gain actionable takeaways to continually hone their selling skills.
Executive & Team Coach, myfactor Coaching and Consulting
Shatter limitations and accelerate your sales career by gaining insights from the brightest rising stars in the field. In this dynamic panel, hear first-hand stories of how young sales professionals are breaking the mold and blazing trails early in their careers. Learn their tips and tactics for developing critical sales skills, leveraging strengths, overcoming obstacles, managing key relationships, and setting yourself apart from the pack. Gain valuable perspective on how to navigate company politics, advocate for yourself, and get on the fast-track to sales leadership roles. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your sales career to new heights, this session will inspire you with actionable takeaways you can implement to maximize your potential. Our panelists will share their vision for the future and how the next generation of diverse sales talent can work collectively to break barriers and lift the profession.
Director, Sales Strategy, Workday
This manufacturing roundtable presented by Honeywell will examine emerging trends, technologies, and best practices for driving sales within the manufacturing industry. Experts will discuss capitalizing on developments like IoT, digital transformation, and sustainability to help manufacturing clients gain competitive advantage. Attendees will collaborate on sales strategies tailored to the manufacturing sector including security, operational efficiency, and data-driven insights. Participants will gain insights to help advance their manufacturing sales.
Join Palo Alto Network professionals for an exclusive round table discussion tailored for mid to executive-level sales professionals in the cloud and cybersecurity sectors.
Prisma Cloud Solutions Architect, Palo Alto Networks
Prisma Cloud Solutions Architect, Palo Alto Networks
Prisma Cloud Sales Specialist, Palo Alto Networks
This forward-focused roundtable will explore the sales skills and knowledge needed to capitalize on emerging technologies like cryptocurrency, NFTs, and web3. Experts will discuss staying ahead of the curve and developing competencies to advise clients on new decentralized models and digital assets. Attendees will collaborate on strategies for continually upskilling to meet the demands of the next frontier of sales. The session will provide sales professionals an opportunity to shape their readiness for the future.
This interactive workshop will demonstrate how to leverage AI and automation to boost sales strategies and revenue growth. The hands-on session will showcase AI-enabled tools for qualifying leads, personalizing outreach, optimizing campaigns, and more. Attendees will gain insights from sales and AI experts on integrating analytics and predictive intelligence to uncover new opportunities. Participants will leave with actionable strategies for implementing AI to save time, increase productivity, and accelerate sales cycle velocity.
Founder & CEO @ Wowzitude
Dr. Juliet Ehimuan is a renowned tech industry leader with over 25 years of experience, including a remarkable 12-years at Google, primarily as Director for West Africa. She established and expanded Google’s presence in Nigeria and the wider West Africa region, fostering innovation and strategic partnerships. Juliet is a respected thought leader, coach, and advocate for personal excellence and leadership development. She was named by Forbes as one of the top 20 power women in Africa, by the London Business School as one of 30 people changing the world; and featured in the BBC Africa Power Women series, and on CNN Innovate Africa.
Bringing the event to an inspiring close with a final keynote focused on the future. The closing keynote speaker will synthesize key learnings, themes, and ideas from across conference sessions. She will discuss how attendees can take these insights to drive progress in their organizations and industries. This uplifting presentation will motivate participants to be agents of change as they return to their professional roles re-energized. Attendees will leave with a renewed sense of purpose, community, and empowerment to create meaningful impact. The closing keynote will be the perfect grand finale to an engaging shared experience.
Founder, Beyond Limits | Immediate Past Director, Google West Africa
Women of color have made significant contributions to the business world, and their legacies continue to inspire and empower future generations. In this panel discussion, we’ll hear from successful women of color in executive positions who are living legacies in their industries. Our panelists will share their stories, insights, and strategies for navigating the challenges of leadership and building a legacy that will last. Join us for an inspiring and informative conversation about living legacies in executive business.
Manager Partnerships, Pinterest
U.S. Area Enterprise Sales Leader, NetApp
Vice President of Corporate Systems, Nasdaq
Group Vice President, North America Cloud Infrastructure Sales, Services & Hospitality, Oracle
Welcome to the SIS annual summit, where we examine the current landscape and future outlook of the sales profession. Sessions will explore the latest sales techniques, technologies, and strategies needed to exceed goals and drive revenue in today’s dynamic business environment. Expert speakers will share research, insights, and proven best practices to help sales professionals and leaders adapt to changes in buyer behavior, market forces, and more. Attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the evolving state of sales and actionable takeaways to improve sales performance.
SVP-Chief Belonging Officer, Walmart
Chief Executive Officer, Sistas In Sales
The Sistas in Sales Power 100 List Gala Dinner will honor the top 100 women leaders excelling in sales named to Sistas In Sales’ annual ranking. This prestigious event celebrates women driving innovation, relationships, and revenue in the field of sales. Attendees will gain insights into the accomplishments of sales’ leading professionals and connect with the honorees shaping the future. The evening will feature a reception, dinner, awards ceremony, and opportunities for networking.
The State of the Customer panel will bring together thought leaders and executives to discuss the evolving landscape of customer engagement. As consumer behavior and expectations shift, organizations must adapt to new channels, technologies, and strategies to deliver exceptional experiences. Attendees will gain an understanding of leading trends reshaping the customer experience and walk away with actionable strategies to meet rising customer demands.
Chief Executive Officer, Sistas In Sales
Global CEO, MoFilm
Head of Sales, nZero
Chief Revenue Officer, Latino Media Network
Welcome to the Google Leadership Sales Summit—an extraordinary gathering fueled by the aspirations of our esteemed Senior Leaders, uniting to exchange ideas and explore emerging technologies that can have a profound impact on our business and Sales teams.
Global Head of Cloud DEI, Google
Retail Strategist and Sales Specialist, Google
Head of Industry, Google
Join us at LinkedIn NYC Headquarters for panels on the information you need to start your Sales Career. This panel session will expose you to topics on the importance of community, how networking outside of your 9-5 can help your career, and how to find a mentor. You will also be exposed to the different ERGs you can be a part of that can help you thrive, as well as the wins or benefits that networking affords you.
Strategic Account Executive, GitLab
Senior Program Manager, Kayak
Manager, NYC Department of Youth & Community Development
Senior Partner Manager, LinkedIn
Join us at LinkedIn NYC Headquarters for panels on the information you need to start your Sales Career! This panel session will expose you to topics on how you can break into sales, how to grow your sales career, and how to build your personal brand. You will also about learn the importance of networking, how to keep informed about the sales industry, and the many sales baddies that you can follow.
Enterprise Sales Specialist, Microsoft
Founder, The Customer Success Project
Creator Manager, LinkedIn
The sales landscape is rapidly evolving. Join us for an engaging discussion exploring the future of the sales profession and how we can drive positive impact. Our diverse panel of sales leaders will share their insights on emerging technologies, shifting buyer expectations, new sales models, and skills needed to thrive in tomorrow’s selling environment. We’ll explore how sales professionals can adapt to change while upholding ethics and values. You’ll come away with an inspiring vision and practical strategies to future-proof your sales career.
VP, Azure Data and AI | Customer Success, Microsoft
General Manager, MCAPS Academy, Microsoft
General Manager Consulting Services, Microsoft
GM and Head of CELA Compliance & Ethics Governance, Microsoft
As women of color in sales, we often struggle to balance our personal and professional lives. In this empowering 30-minute workshop, gain insights on maintaining healthy relationships while thriving in your sales career. Hear fellow professionals share their experiences balancing love and business, managing stress, and setting boundaries to find success in all aspects of life. Learn research-backed techniques for cultivating self-care, joy, and community support. Discover strategies for resolving conflict, optimizing your time, and achieving work-life balance. You’ll leave feeling inspired and equipped with practical tips to nurture your relationships and reach your full potential at home, at work, and beyond.
Join us for an inspiring call to action on civic engagement. In this workshop, we’ll explore why community activism matters and how we can leverage our voices to drive change. Learn tips for identifying causes aligned with your values and making an impact at the grassroots level. Gain skills to champion change in your neighborhood, company, or broader community through canvassing, organizing events, contacting local officials, and more. Walk away motivated with concrete ways to get involved, from one-time volunteer events to long-term advocacy roles. Uplifted by stories of everyday heroes, you’ll leave empowered to start your activist journey. The time is now to raise our voices together and activate our power for the common good.
VP, Strategy, Lippe Taylor / Co-Owner, Angel of Harlem
Founder, Shine Bright School and Shine Brighter Together Community
This empowering session will provide frameworks for overcoming imposter syndrome and tapping into your inner warrior. Expert will discuss root causes of fraudulent feelings and strategies to silence the inner critic. Through guided exercises, attendees will identify negative thought patterns and limiting beliefs and replace them with affirming mantras to build confidence. The session will equip professionals with skills to overcome self-doubt, recognize their value, and maximize their potential.
Founder & CEO, Getting Black Women Paid
This empowering financial session led by top advisor Cedric Nash will provide sales professionals the strategies needed to build generational wealth. Attendees will learn best practices for budgeting, reducing debt, investing for the long-term, and establishing multiple income streams beyond commission checks. The session will give professionals actionable fiscal blueprints tailored to sales roles with variable earning potential. Leave equipped to achieve new levels of financial freedom.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Oakland Consulting / Author & Wealth Coach
Learn how to become a sales creator and transform from order taker to trusted advisor. In this hands-on workshop, gain strategies used by the world’s top influencers in complex B2B sales to change mindsets through thought leadership, develop intellectual property, and build consultative value propositions. Discover how to create content, implement new methodologies, and develop products that disrupt status quos and drive exponential sales growth. You’ll walk away with a framework to build your personal brand, publish your ideas, monetize your insights, and build a community of followers. If you’re ready to step into your sales genius and achieve rapid growth, this workshop provides the exclusive playbook to become an elite sales creator.
Sr. Sales Specialist, Business Applications, Microsoft
This insightful session sponsored by Walmart Connect will explore strategies for building an internal case and gaining buy-in for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Experts will share their experiences and advice on effectively pitching the value of DEI programs, securing executive sponsorship, and rallying cross-functional partners using data-driven insights. Attendees will collaborate and role play tactics for addressing resistance, concerns and objections. The session will equip change agents with the tools to build diverse, equitable, and inclusive cultures
Strategy & Business Development- DE&I, Walmart Connect
Strategy and Business Development Manager - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Walmart Connect
Global Director Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Walmart
This session will provide frameworks and strategies for creating a compelling personal brand that accelerates career growth. Experts will discuss techniques for identifying and articulating your unique value, aligning brand with life purpose, and consistently showcasing your differentiation. Attendees will learn tactics for expanding their sphere of influence online and off through strategic networking and thought leadership. The session will give professionals actionable tools to establish a personal brand that opens doors to new opportunities.
Founder & CEO, WhitPR
Join us for an empowering workshop tailored to women of color in sales who are seeking to enhance their job search strategies. In this 30-minute session, we will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to optimize your job-hunting journey. From identifying opportunities to acing interviews, we’ll explore effective techniques to improve your job search and secure your dream role. Join us to elevate your job search and unlock new possibilities in your career.
Vice President, Fource Recruiting
Principal, SFG Consultants, Inc.
Unwind after the first day of the Summit at a happy hour sponsored by Microsoft. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, drinks, and good company in a relaxed atmosphere. Take advantage of Microsoft’s sponsorship to continue the day’s conversations and make new connections with your peers. This is the perfect opportunity to strengthen existing relationships and start building your professional network over drinks. Come ready to have fun and leave with new contacts and insights from Microsoft that you can immediately apply when you’re back in the office.
This session will examine the core competencies needed to become an effective, inspirational leader. Panelists will share their experiences and advice on critical leadership topics including driving innovation, leading change, developing high-performing teams, and managing through uncertainty. Audience members will gain insights into leadership best practices that empower organizations and people to thrive. The discussion will provide attendees with an actionable leadership blueprint to help shape their professional growth.
Global DEI Strategic Advisor and Operations Lead, Google
Co-Founder, Crypto Tutors
Connect with peers, speakers, SIS partners, and sales experts through engaging in-person networking.
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SIS, there are levels to this! Join us as we introduce you to different workshops with the opportunity to meet recruiters and leaders.
General Manager, Microsoft
Customer Team Lead, Unilever
Director, Strategic Corporate Partnerships, Opportunity@Work
Solution Sales Executive, SAP
Join us at LinkedIn NYC Headquarters for panels on the information you need to start your Sales Career. We will discuss current job hiring climate, what leaders are looking for when hiring, what has made sales team successful, and negotiating during hiring to get what you deserve
Chief Executive Officer, 6-Figure Chick Consulting
Senior Director, Medrio
Founder, Little Talent Group
Professional Services, Banking & Insurance Segment Lead, LinkedIn
Join us at LinkedIn NYC Headquarters for discussion panels on the information you need to start your Sales Career. This one-day event is packed with panels covering essential topics on how to Get Started in Sales, How to Show Up Professionally Online, while making real connections with recruiters who are searchng for Early Talent, Career Switchers and New Grads. Sistas in Sales is proud to support the Next Generation of Revenue Leaders!
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