Center for Women in Business Launch Event

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 11:00am to 5:30pm
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

This event was held to promote the launch of the Center of Women in Business that is designed to expand knowledge of how women excel in different types of organizations and the business imperative for unleashing their potential.  During the event, the Center’s research partner, the Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, presented its findings on the status of women in small and medium size corporations to complement what is already known about their status in Fortune 500 companies. Georgetown’s presentation was followed by a panel discussion on how to unleash the potential of women in business and a keynote speech on the importance of gender diversity in driving an organization’s success.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Sharon Allen, Former Chairman, Deloitte
  • Ilene Lang, President and CEO, Catalyst
  • The Honorable Margaret Spellings, President, U.S. Forum for Policy Innovation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Executive Vice President, National Chamber Foundation
  • Dr. Catherine H. Tinsley, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, and Executive Director, Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Initiative
  • Shannon DiBari, Senior Vice President, Administration, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Ana Recio Harvey, Assistant Administrator for Women’s Business Ownership, Small Business Administration
  • Joan Amble, Chairwoman, W.O.M.E.N. In America, Inc. Leadership Program
  • Laurie Tucker, Senior Vice President, FedEx Corporate Marketing
  • Suzanne Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Potomac Research Group
  • Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council
  • Diane L. Tomb, President and CEO National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Denise Yunkun, Chair, Leadership Council Center for Women in Business, and Director, Alliance and Acquisition Marketing, FedEx Services
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