14th Annual Wharton Women in Business Conference, October 5th

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Wharton Women in Business Conference Explores Building a Successful Career with Keynotes by Deloitte’s Cathy Benko and ARZU’s Connie Duckworth

The Wharton Women in Business (WWIB) Conference announces that it will celebrate its 14th anniversary Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. The student run organization of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will feature highly accomplished women including keynote speakers Cathy Benko, Vice Chairman and Managing Principal, Brand, Communications and Corporate Citizenship, Deloitte and Connie Duckworth, Founder and CEO, ARZU, Inc. This year’s Conference, entitled “The Building Blocks of Success: From Asking to Acting” will highlight female professionals who have put theory into practice to achieve continued success throughout their careers. They will share their professional and personal journeys with conference attendees, providing a diversity of thoughts and opinions on how to be an effective leader and take action to realize one’s career and personal goals. The Conference will also feature networking sessions and recognition of this year's Kathleen McDonald Distinguished Alumna Award. Registration is available to the public at http://www.whartonwomen.org/conf2012/.
WWIB is especially proud of the variety of speakers at this year’s Conference, ranging from small business entrepreneurs to managers at established corporations. The impressive array of speakers covers a wide variety of professions and industries, including finance, consulting, retail, non-profit and technology. Panels will discuss timely subjects in entrepreneurship, social impact, media and technology, finance and consulting as well as strategies to achieve success in the workplace. In addition, networking sessions will allow MBA students to connect with professionals in their fields of interest, and a specific entrepreneur networking reception will facilitate dialogue between students interested in starting their own businesses and women who have achieved success in their own ventures.
Please visit http://www.whartonwomen.org/conf2012/ for a complete list of the conference speakers, panels and more information, as well as to register for the conference online.

About WWIB:

Wharton Women in Business (WWIB) is a professional organization that strives to enhance the Wharton experience for all MBA women. The organization coordinates efforts in admissions, alumnae outreach, professional development, health and well-being, community service, athletic and inter-club activities. Wharton Women in Business hosts an annual conference that brings together current Wharton women and Wharton alumnae to promote and celebrate women in business. In addition, WWIB fosters camaraderie throughout the graduate Wharton Women community through a variety of social activities.

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