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Carpe the Chaos

We recently realized that the date that was selected for Carpe the Chaos falls on a high holiday, so we have made the decision to postpone the event so that no one is excluded from participating. We have rescheduled the event for Wednesday, April 1, 2020. No fooling, we can't wait to see you at the event.

Presented by Baystate Health Every Woman and Baystate Women Empowered

Wednesday, April 1, 5-8 pm
The Log Cabin
500 Easthampton Road,
Holyoke, MA

When things are chaotic, that is actually THE moment when people are open to new ways of thinking, to innovation, and to new roles for women.
Seize the day. The power is in your hands to change the world!
Come join us as we discuss the techniques used to master the chaos. You will:
Understand how malleable boundaries support change.
Learn 5 principles of carpe the chaos.
Identify how a different lens can support in6=6novation during chaotic and disruptive situations.
Have fun as you network with a community of women committed to expressing themselves and use personal beliefs and values 6-6:30 pm

Carpe the Chaos: One of the three counterintuitive power tools from the book No Excuses: Nine Power Tools to Advance Your Career by Gloria Feldt. Carpe the Chaos is a timely tool for the current times.


4:30 pm, Doors open.
5-8 pm, Enjoy delicious food stations and browse products from women owned businesses, and get health information

6-6:30 pm, Welcome and

Amplifying Women with Jean Ahn, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Chief Strategy Officer, Baystate Health

The Future of Women in Technology with Joel Vengco, Senior Vice President, Informatics & Technology & Chief Information Officer, Baystate Health

6:30-8 pm, Carpe the Chaos with Lisa Mead, RN, MS, CPHQ, CHPC, President of Inspiring Transitions and Crown Healthcare Advisors, includes a fun interactive, hands on exercise, to not only carpe the chaos but define your own terms.


A flowing display of cheeses, fruit, vegetables and dip
Salad Station: Tossed to order. Lavish assortment of greens
and vegetables
Fresh Pasta Station: Variety of pastas and sauces
Mexican Station: Flour tortillas, taco shells, seasoned beef,
spicy chicken, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, shredded cheese,
chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, olives, diced onions
Carving Station
Dessert Station
Coffee, Decaf, Tea service
Cash Bar

Fee: $25 for Baystate Health Every Woman members and Baystate Women Empowered members. $40 for non-members.
For more information call 413-794-5200. Join the free Baystate Health Every Women program and receive the discount.
About the Speaker: Lisa Mead, RN, MS, CPHQ, CHPCStarting her career as a registered nurse in 1984, Lisa Mead has been a long-time health care provider and business executive, helping individuals and companies develop, execute and succeed in manifesting change. Lisa is the President for Inspiring Transitions and Crowne Healthcare Advisors, providing consulting and coaching services to clients across the country. She has more than 30 years’ experience as a leader within a variety of settings, including large medical practices, large hospital systems, post-acute care, as well as clinically integrated organizations. Lisa is also the founder of Arizona Women in Healthcare, an association designed to Promote, Recognize, Inspire, develop and Empower its members ( As part of her commitment to women, she is a Leadership Ambassador for Take The Lead. As a certified high-performance coach™ she supports women in reaching new levels of performance through enhanced clarity, energy, productivity, courage and purpose. Lisa is a mother of two adult men and has been married for 32 years. She enjoys international travel and missed her calling as a travel blogger.


Sue Fontaine