Admired Leadership Institute in Austin: Women, Leadership and Resilience

October 1 – 4, 2024

Experience three transformative days at The Admired Leadership Institute (ALI) at the renowned Miraval Resort in Austin, where we’ll uncover and explore the intersection of leadership and resilience. This meticulously crafted program guarantees an unforgettable Admired Leadership experience to foster meaningful dialogue, build a community of like-minded women leaders, cultivate lasting connections, and accelerate growth. 

Who Should Attend

The Admired Leadership Institute® Miraval Austin is a bespoke experience for senior female leaders who currently hold significant and growing responsibilities. The program is limited to 18 participants and is ideally suited for leaders with an interest in learning new routines and behaviors to elevate their mindset, harness energy, and sustain elite performance over time.


Leticia Hartmann, MA, PCC is a seasoned executive coach with expertise in advising diverse global teams across a wide range of industries. Her clients include leaders and C-suite executives in organizations such as Dell Technologies, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, Ardian, Microsoft, Oppenheimer, Charles Schwab and Meta. Leticia is a guest lecturer and facilitator on Admired Leadership®, Leadership Style, and Leading Virtually. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and holds a Professional Coach Certification from the University of Miami. She has a graduate degree in International Business and Marketing from Florida International University and completed an Executive Program in Leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. 

Liana Knudsen, MA, LPC, CPCC, ACC is a business leader and executive coach who leads with authenticity and clarity, helping her clients design talent and organizational solutions to solve complex business challenges. Some of her clients include AMD, NI, and Marmon Holdings. Liana has deep experience and expertise in organizational development, learning and development, and talent management for high-growth global organizations in dynamic industries. Liana’s greatest passion is helping high-potential talent accelerate their development. Her behavioral and goal-oriented approach enables her to give actionable feedback, direction and recommendations that empower her clients to reach the next level, Liana earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Sociology from Trinity University and a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Texas State University. 

Suzanne Peterson, PH.D. provides counsel and coaching to senior leaders primarily on Wall Street and other financial services companies. Emphasizing leadership style and credibility, effective communication, and relationship building as building blocks to leadership success, she helps propel her clients towards excellence. Her recent clients include leaders in firms such as Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, Charles Schwab, Cowen, BlackRock, Piper Jaffray, Fidelity, Prudential, Bank Of America/Merrill Lynch, Societe Generale, USAA and Ayco, among others. Suzanne is a highly sought-after speaker where she shares the CRA | Admired Leadership® viewpoint that emphasizes the behaviors that characterize the world’s most effective leaders. Suzanne serves on the faculty of the Thunderbird School of Global Management and prior to joining CRA and entering academia, she worked as a change management consultant. She holds a BA in psychology and and MBA and Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Southern California and University of Nebraska respectively. 

Guest Speaker: Nicole Davis – Mindset Coach & Olympian Nicole Davis is a retired two-time Olympian, and two-time silver medalist. She is a mindset coach and expert on high performance culture and development.

The Core Sessions

The core sessions consist of distinct learning modules interwoven with group activities designed to encourage reflection and dialogue. A sampling of modules includes:
  • Who is the Leader You Want to Be?
  • Why Should Anyone Follow You?
  • Making the Time to Lead
  • Perform Under Pressure Through Mastering the Mind
  • What the Best Leaders Know About Building Relationships
  • Developing Your Leadership Style
  • Lasting Personal and Professional Change

Resilience Activities

In addition to working sessions around the art of leadership, the program will lean on the unique experiences Miraval Austin has to offer, such as nature hikes, mindfulness sessions, restorative yoga, morning meditation, sound healing, stress solution skills and breath work. These experiences not only promote personal well-being but also provide opportunities for individuals to connect, share ideas, and build meaningful relationships.


Miraval Austin is a top-rated luxury wellness resort with an immersive and experiential approach to resilience. The resort is in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, where guests can wander along meandering trails that hug the hills or rest in the thoughtfully designed architecture that complements the natural surroundings. 

This wellness destination is designed to help participants create a life in balance through mindfulness. With its pioneering programs and world-class wellness specialists, Miraval invites you to reset, refresh, and develop powerful routines for personal growth. 

Next Steps

The cost to participate is $8,500 and it includes accommodations, activities, meals, materials, and one year of Admired Leadership Digital. If you’re an ALD subscriber, the cost is $7,500. To learn more about this event you can reach out to a member of our team here. Ready to sign up? Leave your information using the form below and we will reach out with agenda details and billing information. 

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Admired Leadership Institute provides participants with a unique and memorable environment to explore how to be a better leader. It is designed to create a rich dialogue among peer-like leaders who can share organizational challenges, exchange innovative ideas, and better themselves.