Maha Kashani is a Senior Account Manager at DPL Energy, a competitive retail electricity supplier based out of Dayton, OH. In her position, Maha works as a strategic energy partner educating Ohio's largest institutions on the risks/rewards of the deregulated energy market and developing custom-tailored electric solutions that power their organizations. She also writes a monthly column in the Dayton City Paper titled “Miss Maha and the City” highlighting positive news, fun facts and ways to explore Dayton.
Keeping active in her community, Maha currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Dayton Arab American Forum, Dayton Chapter of the International Facilities Management Association and Better Business Bureau’s Center for Business and Consumer Ethics. Maha has a very active interest in helping develop, attract and retain young talent to our community. She is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance’s ENCORE! program cultivating the next generation of performing arts patrons, as well as a MCO Future Advisory Committee member and an advocate for the Ohio Young Professionals Network. She is also a member of the Centerville Noon Optimist service club and a 2010 graduate of the Leadership Dayton program.
Maha is a recipient of Toastmasters International District 40’s 2012 “Leadership and Communication Award”, the Dayton Business Journal’s 2011 “Forty under 40” Award, the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 “Volunteer of the Quarter” Award, the Women in Business Networking’s 2010 “Top 25 Women to Watch” Award and the Centerville Noon Optimist Club’s 2007 Rookie of the Year.
A proud 2005 graduate of the University of Dayton, Maha stays true to the Marianist way being driven by a desire to make a positive impact on her community. She believes that we can all make a difference in this world, but we have to start in our own back yards.
Her favorite inspirational quote is by the great Mark Twain ““Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you DIDN’T do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
From Traditionalists to Millenials: How Renaissance women thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace
For the first time in our history, four different generations are sharing the workplace. From Traditionalists to Millenials, each generation has it's own set of ideas, behaviors, attitudes, expectations and motivators. As a Renaissance Woman, it's important to fully understand how to work with and manage each generation to make the most of your workplace environment. This session will help you understand the characteristics of each generation, Traditionalists/Baby Boomers/Generation X/Millenials, to ensure success in recruiting, managing, team building and embracing change.