Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) July 19, 2014
Barbara Keating, President and Founder of Computer Frontiers Inc., a Frederick business, spoke at World Trade Center Institute’s (WTCI) 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference. The women’s conference celebrated the global achievements of women who participate in global business, foreign affairs, and international relations. This event was presented by the World Trade Center Institute and Jhpiego. As the largest international business network in the Mid-Atlantic, WTCI provides the opportunity for businesses and global leaders to connect and expand international sales and trade all over the world.
This event included informative panels and featured topics such as: “Developing Women Leaders,” “Women Around the Globe in 60 Minutes,” “Social Media Global Movements,” and many more. Highlighted as a visionary woman, Ms. Keating provided key insight for the featured topic, “Women Around the World in 60 Minutes – Leadership Learning Across the Globe.” In 1996, Barbara Keating founded Computer Frontiers Inc. as an international consulting firm dedicated to the applied use of Internet, information communications technology and free market principles to further the business, trade and development goals in all countries.
With over 25 years of experience working in Africa, Barbara Keating conveyed the potential growth of business in Africa, barriers for women around the globe, and addressed world issues such as gender equality. As a business leader abroad, Keating shared her valuable experience that has contributed to the success of Computer Frontiers Inc., to continue supporting the development of women leaders and advocates throughout the world. Today, Computer Frontiers has implemented information communications technology projects in over 53 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.
Hosting over 250 women, the 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference was a success, connecting women throughout the region, at all points of the career path.