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CANCELED: 2018 West Region Women's Leadership Symposium
WhenTuesday, May 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Campus locationDempsey Hall (DEM)
Campus roomAnthony’s Executive Forum
Event typesConferences

This event has been canceled.

Join Foster for the West Region Women’s Leadership Symposium, hosted by NAWMBA (National Assn of Women MBAs) taking place at Foster on May 22 from 8:30am-6:00pm. The event theme, Leading from the Top, is designed to empower, educate and inspire mid-to-senior level female managers, executives and entrepreneurs who are looking to accelerate their careers and improve as leaders in a quickly changing workplace. Foster & UW alumni receive a 10% discount on the purchase of a ticket. (Discount code: Alumni)
8:30 am - Symposium Registration
9:00-9:30 am - Opening Remarks
9:30-10:30am – Coaching and Leading the Next Generation – Panel discussion with Foster faculty (Dr. Xiao-Ping Chen, Dr. Crystal Farh, Kira Shabram, Elizabeth Umphress)
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Neuroscience Of Difficult Conversations - Venus Rekaw
11:45-12:45 Lunch/Break          
12:45-1:45 Lunch Keynote - Career Confidence: 4 Keys to Career Advancement - Suzanne O’Brien
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00-3:00 – Women in Leadership – Panel discussion with Joanne Harrell, Microsoft; Alicechandra Fritz, Deloitte, Fran Bigelow, Fran’s Chocolates
3:10-4:10 Women on Boards – Why Now – and Why not YOU? – Cate Goethals, Foster Director of Women in Leadership and Women on Boards programs
4:30-6:00 Closing reception at Ba Bar in U Village

An MBA is not required to attend this event; this event is open to all regardless of educational background.

The Foster School of Business is a proud partner of NAWMBA (National Association of Women MBAs).…
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