Women's Leadership Conference

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Women's Leadership Conference

March 24, 2017

11:00 a.m. - Lunch & Keynote
12:00 - 5:15 - Conference Sessions

The CBU Women’s Leadership Conference presented by Christian Brothers University’s President's Commission on Women will be a forum to promote women’s professional and leadership development and advancement. Women working in academia and the public and private sectors will come together to educate and challenge each other through accomplished speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The attendees will have an opportunity to network with professionals and leaders in various organizations in the Memphis area.

The Conference kicks off with a networking lunch and a keynote address delivered by Stacy McCall, President and CEO of ServiceMaster by Stratos.


• 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee  Sabbatini Lounge,
 Thomas Center
• 10:30 - 10:55 a.m. Contagious Networking
Speaker: Shali Atkinson, Contagious Networking
 Sabbatini Lounge,
 Thomas Center
• 11:00 a.m. -
   12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote
Speaker: Stacy McCall, President and CEO ServiceMaster by Stratos
 Sabbatini Lounge,
 Thomas Center
• 12:10 - 1:15 p.m. Climbing the Success Ladder
Speakers: Lauralan Terrill-Grisoni, VP Smith & Nephew; Gina Sweat, Director, Memphis Fire Department; Regina Whitley, Executive Director, Greater Memphis IT Council; Emily Greer, Chief Administrative Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude; Stephanie Goodnight, VP Autozone 
 Spain Auditorium
• 1:15 - 1:30 p.m. Networking Break  
• 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Collaborating Effectively with Diverse and Multi-generational Teams
Speakers: Joanna Crangle, Memphis Business Journal;
 Spain Auditorium
• 2:05 - 2:30 p.m. Building Your Brand
Speaker: Valerie Morris, Morris Marketing Group
 Spain Auditorium
• 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Coffee and Networking Break  Spain Auditorium
• 2:45 - 3:10 p.m. Financial Management for Women
Speaker: Kerry Jackson, Lead Advisor, Fish and Associates Financial Services
 Buckman Hall 358
• 2:45 - 3:10 p.m. The Art of Negotiation
Speaker: Stephanie Drouillard, Branch Manager, Robert Half Technology
 Spain Auditorium
• 3:20 - 4:20 p.m. Women Entrepreneurs
Speakers: Kayla Rodriguez Graff, SweetBio, Inc; Janice Gilbert, Senior Care Management Solutions
 Buckman Hall 358
• 3:20 - 4:30 p.m. Women in STEM
Speakers: Zondra Cawein, FedEx; Georgetta Carr, Medtronic; Cara Madzy, BASF; McKenzie Shankle, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CBU Alumna; Malinda Fitzgerald, CBU; Traci Hamerson, DuPont;
 Spain Auditorium
• 4:30 - 4:35 p.m. Closing Remarks
Speaker: Divya Choudhary
 Spain Auditorium
• 4:35 - 5:30 p.m. Wine and Networking  Boshwit Courtyard

 Register Here. 

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