Women Leadership Conference Announced

Posted on February 25th, 2011 by

The first annual Gustavus Women in Leadership conference, “Women Discovering Leadership,” will be held Friday, April 8, 2011. This year’s keynote speaker will be Susan Madsen, Ph.D., author and expert on women in leadership. Following Madsen’s speech, attendees will have the opportunity to choose 2 of the 6 breakout sessions available. Topics include: Career Advice for Female Students, The Importance of Mentoring in the Real World, Using Your College Connections to Network, a CEO Panel, an Entrepreneurs Panel, and Communication and Gender. ┬áThe closing speaker will be Nancy Johnson Dahl ’83, CEO of LifeTouch Studios. Tickets are required (at $15 for students, $25 for Gustavus employees, and $30 for general admission) and are available through gustavustickets.com. Watch for more information as the event draws closer. This event is being organized by a new Gustavus student organization, Women in Business Leadership.


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin


One Comment

  1. Dr. Margo Karsten says:

    If you need another CEO panelist, I would love to participate at this event! I was a CEO at a hospital, there are only 7% female CEO’s in healthcare, I’m thrilled you are doing this event for women!