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Conference Speakers and Agenda

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Speakers and Agenda

Gain knowledge, build skills, and make connections at the Women in Business Conference.

Conference Agenda

Join us Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Kogod School of Business! Make sure to tweet during the conference using the hashtag #KogodWomen.

 8:00—8:45 a.m.

 Registration and Networking Breakfast
 Kogod School of Business Student Lounge

 8:45—9:30 a.m.

 Opening Session and Keynote
 Kogod School of Business Student Lounge

 9:45—11:00 a.m.

 Skill Session 1
 Mary Graydon Center 200, 203, 205, 247

 11:00—11:15 a.m.

 Mary Graydon Center Second Floor

 11:15—12:15 p.m.

 Alumni Panel
 Butler Board Room

 12:15—1:30 p.m.

 Networking Lunch
 Mary Graydon Center 1-5

 1:30—2:45 p.m.

 Skill Session 2
 Mary Graydon Center 200, 203, 205, 247

 2:45—3:00 p.m.

 Mary Graydon Center Second Floor

 3:00—3:30 p.m.

 Closing Session
 Butler Board Room

 3:45—5:00 p.m.

 Networking Reception
 Kogod School of Business Student Lounge

Opening & Closing Sessions

The Importance of Agility: Making Sense of Change with Bernadine Karunaratne, President, Government Team, Leadership & Talent Consulting, Korn/Ferry International

  • Learning Agility. It's #1 - above intelligence and education - in predicting leadership success. Increase your understanding on the various dimensions of learning agility and learn how to increase your own level of agility.

Women Board Directors in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. with Jill Klein, Director, Professional MBA Program; Executive-in-Residence, Kogod School of Business

Skill Sessions

  • Women Serving on Boards with Caty Poulin, Chairman of the Board of Community of Hope, and Jeffrey Franco, Executive Director of City Year D.C.
  • Effective Leadership Communication: Using Conversation to Influence and Inspire Results with Rae Ringel, Founder and President of The Ringel Group
  • The Business of Linking Profit and Purpose with Danielle Vogel, Founder and Owner of Glen's Garden Market
  • Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed with Cheree Warrick, Chief Business Strategist at the Profit Partner
  • Strategic Negotiations for Women with Alexandra Mislin, Assistant Professor, Kogod School of Business
  • Four Cornerstones of an Effective Organization with Cheryl Amyx Morehouse, Founder, 4CEO, Inc.

Alumnae Panel

Entrepreneurship and Intrepreneurship: Women Making Change

Moderated by Debra Moser, Entrepreneur, Food, Arts, Business

Confirmed Panelists