Georgetown McDonough to Host Conference on the Next Generation of Female Leadership

November 01, 2011

Georgetown Women in Business Event to Take Place Friday, Nov. 4

“Shattering Ceilings and Opening Doors: The Next Generation of Female Leadership” is the theme of this year’s annual conference hosted by Georgetown University’s Graduate Women in Business.

Keynote speakers include McKinsey & Co.’s Jennifer Thomas, former FBI negotiator and current Georgetown McDonough School of Business Adjunct Professor Chris Voss, Step Aside Super Woman author Christine Brown-Quinn, and Kohl’s Department Store Senior Vice President Peggy Eskenasi.
Georgetown Women in Business (GWiB) is an MBA student organization at the McDonough School of Business of more than 200 females dedicated to the development of exceptional female business leaders. By focusing on career development, mentorship, networking, and leadership, GWiB helps members realize their full potential.
Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fischer Auditorium
Washington, D.C.
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or
8:15 a.m.         Welcome
8:30 a.m.         McKinsey: How Remarkable Women Lead, Jennifer Thomas
10:15 a.m.       Workshop: Negotiating for Success, Christopher Voss
12:45 p.m.       Future of Work: Case for Workplace Flexibility and What it Means for Women in the Economy, Katie Corrigan, former director, Workplace Flexibility 2010
1:30 p.m.         Know Your Workplace Value, Christine Brown-Quinn
2:05 p.m.         Becoming a Leader: Making Empowered Career Choices, Peggy Eskenasi
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit
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