The Women’s Policy Forum Foundation will host its sixth annual Emerging Issues Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18 from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at ACH Child and Family Services.

The program “Glass Ceilings|Glass Floors: Breaking Through for Gender Equity” will feature Judy Hoberman as keynote speaker, the organization said in a news release.

Hoberman is an international speaker, trainer, executive coach, author, radio show host and mentor, with more than 30 years of award-winning experience in sales and leadership.

She is a frequent media guest and hosts the weekly radio show Selling In A Skirt on iHeartRadio.

Hoberman is the author of four business books including , Selling In A Skirt about sales and Walking on the Glass Floor about leadership.

Her website is for more information about her radio show, books, and other pursuits.

Following Hoberman’s keynote speech, an interactive audience survey will be conducted to assess attitudes and experiences involving gender equity. Continuing to address this topic are the following additional speakers:

Lesa B. Roe, Chancellor and CEO, University of North Texas System, and Christopher Plumlee, Co-founder and President of ELEVATE Strategy Group.

There also will be a panel discussion with Plumlee and Matthew Smith, a sales and executive leadership consultant, and Tracy Green, the owner of TinMan Enterprises.

Individual tickets are $40 which includes a breakfast.

Registration is available at

Sponsorships offer the opportunity for organizations to join leading business, civic and nonprofit leaders to network, examine important policy questions and develop strategies for addressing the most pressing issues facing Tarrant County women.

Sponsors are also guaranteed reserved seats to this event that is likely to sell out.

For more information, visit:

The Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and the community, the organization said.

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