NextUp = Transformation: Leadership in a Changing World
The time is now. Come to one of the most beautiful places on earth to create what’s NextUp for women leaders! Re-think the future with your peers. Refresh your energy. Re-align your efforts to make incredible impact.
What is NextUp Executive Forum?
NextUp Forum is our most exclusive gathering, attracting senior leaders from all over the country to come together to drive real and sustainable change. Held in settings where leaders can connect and unwind, Forum serves as a safe, private haven for leaders to speak candidly and learn deeply.
100 Terranea Way
Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Annie is an author, corporate speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space. Annie’s latest book, How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices, was released in the fall of 2020 from Portfolio, a Penguin Random House imprint. Her previous book, Thinking in Bets, is a national bestseller. As a former professional poker player, she has won more than $4 million in tournament poker. During her career, Annie won a World Series of Poker bracelet and is the only woman to have won the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions and the NBC National Poker Heads-Up Championship. She retired from the game in 2012. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
How to DecideSee Agenda
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman
Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman
Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman is an award-winning Ghanaian-American researcher, entrepreneur, and writer. She graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2019 with a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. Her new book, The Black Agenda: Bold Solutions for a Broken System, is the first collection to exclusively feature Black scholars and experts across economics, education, health, climate, criminal justice, and technology. The book has received praise from the likes of New York Times bestselling authors, Wes Moore, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, and Chelsea Clinton. Currently, she is a graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School studying public policy and economics.
Creating A New WorldSee Agenda
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Ida Liu is the Global Head of Citi Private Bank and a member of the Citi Global Wealth Leadership team. Ida leads the Private Banking activities in 50 offices across 18countries and delivers wealth management solutions to ultra-high net worth families and their businesses globally. Before becoming the Global Head, she was the Head of Citi Private Bank North America and held numerous other leadership roles. Ida created Citi Private Bank’s North America Asian Clients Group, and she started her career at Citi by launching and heading the Fashion, Retail and Entertainment Group.
Building a Seat at the Table that FitsSee Agenda
9:15 am - 10:00 am