Women in Leadership Conference convenes at Rice’s Jones School Feb. 10


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Jeff Falk

Women in Leadership Conference convenes at Rice’s Jones School Feb. 10

HOUSTON – (Jan. 19, 2017) – Local women business and thought leaders will gather at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business Feb. 10 for the annual Women in Leadership Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Unlocking the Power of Partnerships,” which will feature a focus on strategies for building partnerships to bolster women for success in business.

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The conference is open to the public and registration is $95. Panel themes will include “Negotiations: The Courage to Ask for What You Want,” “Innovations: Tools for Non-Traditional Paths,” “Ladders: Fostering Growth Within Organizations,” “Branding: Building Presence and Reputation,” “Partnerships: Women and Men as Mentors and Sponsors” and “Balancing Act: Can Women Have It All?”

What: 16th annual Women in Leadership Conference on “Unlocking the Power of Partnerships.”

Who: Keynote speakers Beverly Babcock, senior vice president, finance and administration, and controller at Imperial Oil, and Michelle “Mikki” Hebl, the Martha and Henry Malcolm Lovett Chair of Psychology and professor of psychology and management at Rice.

When: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.

Where: Rice University, McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium, 6100 Main St. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage. For directions, see http://business.rice.edu/directions-and-parking.

The conference is organized by a committee of MBA women leaders from the Rice chapter of National Association of Women MBA.

For a full list of conference speakers and to register, visit https://business.rice.edu/women-leadership-conference-wilc. Attire is business casual.

Members of the news media who want to attend (free of charge) should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.


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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.