Susan Peterson, founder and chair of The Communication Center, spoke on women leaders' communications skills in an address provocatively titled, “Communication Secrets of Women Leaders and What Men Can Learn from Them.”
February 28, 2013 | Washington, DC
“I was discouraged from studying math and engineering and I’m glad I didn’t listen to my school counselor!” Leslie Hielema, President of Orlando, Inc. said with a laugh. “I am thankful that I was stubborn enough to follow my inner voice.”
Though she entered the working world as a certified public accountant in Colorado, Sheila Casey is most recognized for her role as Chief Operating Officer of The Hill and her work on behalf of military families. “Life is about juggling and making delicate choices that have no right or wrong answers. It’s impractical to believe you can have it all or always be right.
Alana Muller, president of Kauffman FastTrac and author of Coffee Lunch Coffee: A Practical Field Guide for Master Networking, gives her tips for making networking more meaningful and less of a chore.
CWB's third annual summit, Leading Women in Free Enterprise, celebrated the successes of business women around the country while also discussing their unique challenges. Debora L. Spar, president of Barnard College and author of Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, gave the opening luncheon keynote.