Innovators, influencers and inspiration in focus at 20th annual Women in Leadership Conference

Business and thought leaders gathered at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business Feb. 14 for the 20th annual Women in Leadership Conference.

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The conference is organized by a committee of Rice Business MBA leaders consisting of both women and men. This year’s theme, “A Leading Light for 20 Years,” celebrated how the event has been a beacon of inspiration in the Houston community for the past two decades, according to event organizers.

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In panel discussions and interactive workshops, attendees heard from leaders across different industries, explored various approaches to leadership and discussed future opportunities for success. The keynote speakers were Ann Fox, president and CEO of Nine Energy Service, and Sandy Asch, a best-selling author and global consultant.


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