The Krannert School of Management and the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center present
Women Lead Week
September 24 - 29
WeConnect: Women in Science and Women in Management Student-Alumnae Networking Event
Sunday, September 24 | PMU Anniversary Drawing Room | 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Krannert School of Management students are invited to a meet and greet session with Krannert and College of Science alumnae in the Purdue Memorial Union. Dress in business casual attire and bring your resume to network with women who are leading their companies into the future. Pizza and heavy hors d’oevres will be served.
WeConnect: Women in Science and Women in Management
Monday, September 25 | Dauch Alumni Center | 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Join female business leaders, technologists, scientists and thinkers to share insights and discuss strategies for leading and engaging the future workforce. Workshops facilitators and keynote speakers include Joan Kuhl, founder and president of Why Millenials Matter [The Future of Gender and Generations in the Workforce], ComedySportz [What Business Can Learn From Improv], and a panel of Purdue alumnae [How Companies are Moving Into the Future].
“Hello, My Name Is...”
Tuesday, September 26 | Matchbox Coworking Studio | 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the power of women. Hear stories of hard work, brilliant ideas and creative projects during an evening of open stage sharing. Women in the community are invited to give a presentation, no more than seven minutes long, to talk about projects, ideas, efforts, organizations, dreams and more. RSVP by Friday, September 22 here.
Wednesday, September 27 | Fowler Hall | 7:00 p.m.
Using humor, Tammy Hughes of the Heim Group addresses factors that drive gender-related communication challenges. She emphasizes the importance of men and women valuing one another’s strengths. Join her for an informative and entertaining discussion in Fowler Hall at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Leadership Speaker Series
Thursday, September 28 | Indiana Roof Ballroom| 6:30 p.m.
This unique event celebrates Krannert outstanding alumni and honors the Boiler Business Exchange Hall of Fame inductees. This year, the event welcomes Beth Brooke-Marciniak (Global Vice Chair-Public Policy, EY), Linda Clement-Holmes (Officer & Advisor to the Chairman, Proctor and Gamble),Carolyn Woo (CEO, Catholic Relief Services (Retired)) and moderator Gerry Dick (Host of Inside Indiana Business). Dinner is included in the event, and the net proceeds will be used to augment funding for Krannert undergraduate and graduate scholarships. Individual tickets available at $100* each. *Special pricing available for Purdue faculty, staff and students.
Krannert Executive Forum - Cheryl Grace
Friday, September 29 | Krannert Auditorium | 11:30 a.m.
The Krannert Executive Forum welcomes Cheryl Grace, Senior Vice President of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and consumer Engagement for Nielsen, the global company that measures what consumers watch and what consumers buy. She is a highly accomplished thought leader and the visionary behind Nielsen’s African-American Consumer Report. Open to students and the public.