Building a Resilient 2024 (Women’s Leadership Lunch)


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Disclaimer: All Women’s Leadership Lunches are open to everyone.  These programs are planned by our Women’s Leadership Committee. Some programs may be skewed towards women in the workplace but are appropriate for men unless otherwise described. 



Julie Lawson, MA, CCMP
CEO, Reins Institute | 314.853.6063

Join us if you want to learn:

  • Strategies of mental toughness to help you and your team manage stress
  • 7 steps to developing resilience, including how to build resilience into daily meetings and activities
  • The role of mindset in determining the outcome of challenges
  • What to do now to build mental strength for future challenges

Julie Lawson has more than 20 years of experience as a nonprofit executive and leadership consultant. She is the Founder and CEO of Reins Institute, a leadership development and association management company providing customizable leadership development and programming and association management services. As a leadership consultant and certified coach, Julie has trained more than 3,500 leaders and managers.

Julie provides leadership coaching and development programming to small- to mid-size professional development organizations. Through her work with Reins Institute, she serves as Executive Director for two national associations and two St. Louis-based associations.  Before launching her company in 2018, Julie served as the inaugural Executive Director of the Missouri Supreme Court’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness.

Julie is considered a national expert in terrorism victimization by the Department of Justice. She is a certified trainer in cultural competency for the U.S. Department of Justice and a Certified Crisis Responder for the National Organization for Victims Assistance. She is certified in a variety of leadership testing and methodologies and holds her Change Management certification from Cornell University.

Julie holds two advanced degrees in organizational psychology and communications and a bachelor’s degree in Media. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of subjects related to the importance of resiliency, diversity of thought, emotional intelligence, and trauma recovery.

In addition to her clients at Reins Institute, Julie serves as the Executive Director of the Association of VA Hematology/Oncology, is the Board President for the Crime Victim Center, and founder of the National Alliance for Victims.

Julie is the #1 International Bestselling author of Warrior Principles: Harnessing the Power of Resilience.




Jan 25 2024


11:30 am - 1:00 pm




IL Bel Lago Restaurant
11631 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141


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