Tammi E.

I have been a business owner for almost 20 years. Many qualities that make a great business owner also make a great poker player like discipline, patience, risk analysis, networking, and plenty of determination.

Rachel S.

As a mergers and acquisitions lawyer, I’d spent many years working on negotiations, so I thought I knew a lot about the art of making deals; yet once I started learning how to play, I could immediately see applications that related to my job: when to go all in, when to fold, how to recognize […]

Karen G.

Poker has made me step more out of my comfort zone and take more risks such as applying to more adventurous jobs outside my major.

Monica D.

Just as we are reading the table in poker, we are reading the room at work and in life. Poker has enhanced my emotional intelligence and has been teaching me to be comfortable in taking risks

Madison S.

This was absolutely empowering. I walked away feeling ten times more confident, just from learning how to play poker. It was interactive, informative, and incredible to see how a mindset shift can change my outlook in a professional setting.

Ann R.

I tend to be passive and noticed that was my first instinct. Learning from a female poker pro makes a difference! It gave me and my daughter more confidence and business skills.

Sarah S.

I love poker because of its complexity, as well as the sense of challenge and competition it brings. I became a Poker Power teacher in order to show the benefits of this game to all women and present poker as it should be—a unique game of skill and strategy.

Caitlan E.

I like how the focus was on helping women empower themselves. The program combined poker instruction with parallels to each woman’s individual professional journey. I appreciated how each breakout room had a facilitator so that the attendees weren’t left to figure it out on their own.

Gail B.

Poker requires the high level of emotional intelligence women need across many business contexts, especially ones that are high-pressured and emotionally charged. When playing poker, one needs to be aware of how one is feeling and manage those emotions so they don’t get the best of you.

Usha P.

To be successful, I have to be assertive, confident, and a risk-taker. Poker has helped me hone these skills. I am a better negotiator, an excellent patient advocate, and a confident clinician thanks to my poker skills.