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Make Your Vision a Reality with Personal Mentorship from Business  Success Coach


Coach Milu Islam


Make 2020 the Year Everything Changes

Join me for four transformative days at a five-star resort in New Haven, Missouri on  April 19-22nd – and get the one-on-one private coaching you need to achieve your most ambitious goals and dreams.

Only 4 Spots Available

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Check-In and Registration: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Opening Session: 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Full introductions from staff and participants

  • Expectation setting and retreat goals

  • Framing the work ahead

Reflection, Journaling, and Relaxation: 4:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Opportunity and open time for participants to settle into rooms

Progressive Dinner Discussion: 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

After-Dinner Drinks and Conversation: 8:30 p.m.



8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

The Work (Part 1): CEO as Expert – Better, More Timely Deliberations and Decisions: 8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break: 10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

The Work (Part 2): CEO as a Leader – Engaging Board Members for Greater Advocacy, Resource Development, and Mission Impact: 10:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Discussion on the CEO’s role in supporting and leading board members in their important roles as external ambassadors, fundraisers, and advocates for the organization.

Lunch and Guest Speaker on DI&E: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Guest speaker: Julia Wilson, CEO, One Justice Topic: What it means to lead a board through your organization’s diversity, inclusion, and equity journey

The People: CEO as Coach & Mentor – When does the CEO need to Lead, Guide, and Advocate (Coach): 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break: 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Changing the Conversation: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Engaging the board in the work to move forward and create lasting change

    • What would our organization look like it if our board truly understood the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion?

  • Let’s Journal

Shuttles back to Vinoy Hotel: 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Reflection, Journaling, and Relaxation: 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Dinner and Discussion Questions: 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Jeffersonian Dinner: Talk about the time when you first found your voice as a CEO

After-Dinner Drinks and Conversations: 8:30 p.m.


Yoga (voluntary): 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Opening Comments: 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Q&A session based on learning and takeaways from previous day

The Culture: CEO as Facilitator and Designer – Greater Teamwork, Cooperation, and Collaboration: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • Let’s Journal

Break: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Crowdsourcing Solutions: Peer-to-Peer Problem Solving: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Guest Speaker: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Heidi Brown, CEO, Jewish Children and Family Services

In Summary: Wrap-Up and Takeaways: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Your board can be a great partner. How do we take the information we’ve gained here and connect it to action back home?

Retreat Adjourns: 2:00 p.m.


All the retreat venues will selectively pick to ensure that they offer premium accommodation. The venues will be big, comfortable haven with a bit of luxury: an on-site spa, patios, decks, waterfront ocean vistas, and indoor and outdoor fireplaces. 

Since our goal is to build a strong community of female founders, entrepreneurs and executives, we will provide single accommodation, and shared accommodation for two attendees in our lodge rooms and cabins, creating an opportunity for bonding, and connecting. 

Complimentary wifi access, free parking, and access to coffee, tea, and snacks 24/7 will also included in the ticket to the retreat.

Food & Drinks

Healthy, delicious meals, snacks, and drinks will be provided as part of the cost! Our in-house chefs design special menus for our group, and can accommodate all dietary needs.


Create Your Strategy & Mastermind Your Action Plan

Disengage from the “busy-ness” of your life so you can release whatever has holding you back and open yourself to deeper insight and clarity.


Learn to Master the Art of Action & Perseverance

Disengage from the “busy-ness” of your life so you can release whatever has holding you back and open yourself to deeper insight and clarity.


A combination of physical, mental and interactive activities will be offered. Our morning activity sessions are great opportunities for casual conversations or unforgettable adventures. Physical outdoor activities for example; kayaking, guided biking adventure, a hike through the rainforest, a surf or SUP lesson will be offered to create more bonding with extra time to just relax at the lodge and take a walk down the beach, get a massage, or test out a hammock or lounge chair with a view. 

Fireside Talks

Femtreat Fireside Talks will be engaging and entertaining talks given by selected speakers on a wide range of business and life topics e.g: Innovation; Stories and Strategies.

From Failed Inventions, Relationships For Entrepreneurs, Angel Investment, High Level Negotiation Strategies, Managing Your Hormones To Manage Your Business, and more.

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