Women's Leadership Conference to be Held

November 11, 2010
 Alyse Nelson and Suzanne Clark to Deliver Keynotes at Nov. 13 Event
Women Making Waves, a leadership conference hosted by Georgetown Women in Business and the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Initiative, will bring together MBAs, Georgetown University alumni, industry professionals, executives, and political leaders in active discussion.
Coordinated by MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the conference will include keynote speeches by Alyse Nelson, president and CEO of the Vital Voice Global Partnership, and Suzanne Clark, CEO of Potomac Research Group. There also will be panel discussions about mentoring relationships and career sponsors, as well as senior executive leadership and an interactive skill building workshop led by Rebecca Heino, a member of the teaching faculty at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. Corporate sponsors of the event include American Express, Ernst & Young, and Wells Fargo.
Panel members and moderators represent the following companies: Accenture, Alcatel-Lucent, American Express, Brink and Associations, Hill and Knowlton International, International Monetary Fund, Live Wire Media Relations, National Geographic, Newsweek, NYU Journalism Institute, Oxley Consulting, Potomac Electric Power Co., and United Way Worldwide.
Saturday, November 13, 2010, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business     
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Media planning to cover the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
About Georgetown Women in Business
Georgetown Women in Business (GWiB) is a chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs, an organization dedicated to educating and promoting the role of women in the workplace. GWiB seeks to accomplish this goal by providing networking, recruiting, and career-building events and opportunities throughout the MBA program. For more information, visit http://gwib.gumbaclub.org.
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 500 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 http://msb.georgetown.edu.