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Women in Leadership Conference set for April 10

Announcements | Apr 01, 2015 |

unnamedAn impressive roster of successful businesswomen will headline the April 10 Fordham University Smart Woman Securities Women in Leadership Conference.

The daylong conference, to be held in the O’Hare Special Collections area of Walsh Library on the Rose Hill campus, features women leaders in firms such as Citibank and JP Morgan Chase, as well as several smaller businesses.

Organized by the university’s Smart Woman Securities club, the conference “seeks to inspire, empower and connect women to help them reach their potential,” reads an event brochure. “As they begin their careers, we encourage young women to leverage their professional networks and understand the importance of making personal connections.

Students seeking to attend the conference, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. should register here.

The following is a list of speakers:

9 a.m. Ernst & Young: Opening remarks from the sponsor

9:50 a.m. Barbara Desoer, CEO of Citibank, N.A.

10:40 a.m. MaryAnne Gilmartin, CEO and president of Forest City Ratner Companies

11:30 a.m. Danielle Sherwood, board president of 180 Turning Lives Around

12:20 p.m. Andrea Jung, CEO of Grameen America, former CEO of Avon Products

1:15 p.m. Elaine Pouliot, CEO of Image by Elaine Pouliot

2:05 p.m. Patricia David, Global Head of Diversity at JP Morgan Chase

If you go:
Event: Fordham Smart Woman Securities Women in Leadership Conference
Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: O’Hare Special Collections, Walsh Library
Registration: Click here to register

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