The Women’s Leadership Institute at The Manhattanville School of Business Announces Exciting Spring Series

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Diverse workshops and panels designed to empower women through career development

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The Women’s Leadership Institute at The Manhattanville School of Business, supported by PepsiCo, has announced a series of events as part of its leadership development programming. The Women’s Leadership Institute is the first of its kind at an academic institution in Westchester and surrounding areas, offering a unique academic certificate program, mentoring, coaching, and training opportunities.
Upcoming events include:

  • Workshop: Balanced Leadership for Women: Live Life Inspired!

Monday, March 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $125/person (includes assessment, materials, and lunch)
This interactive one-day workshop will define and articulate enhanced methods of leading, working, being, and contributing more holistically in the workplace. The program, co-facilitated by Kathy D'Agostino, CVI-certified coach/trainer and certified professional coach, and Kathy Meany, director, Women's Leadership Institute, will individually coach women leaders on ways to leverage their experiences as they take control of their career development.

By the end of the program, participants should be able to determine a clear singular leadership style; develop a disciplined approach to innovative and critical thinking; demonstrate ways to sustain results with greater impact and purpose; and learn how to lead through continual change and evolution while inspiring and engaging others.

  • Panel Discussion: Being the Boss

Tuesday, April 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $40/person

Moderated by News 12 Westchester’s Janine Rose, a panel of powerful female leaders will share their experiences and lessons learned on topics such as risk-taking, negotiation, asking for help, self-confidence, and building relationships.

Panelists are Maria Imperial, CEO, YWCA; Clare LeGal, vice president, Fraud Intelligence & Reduction Solutions, MasterCard; Jackelyn Melia, employee benefits manager, USI Insurance Services; and Fabienne Fredrickson, founder of The Client Attraction Business School.

  • First Annual Women’s Conference

Wednesday, June 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $295/person (early-bird pricing valid through April 1); regularly $395/person

The Women’s Leadership Institute will also host its first annual Women’s Conference on Wednesday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring keynote speakers Dr. Patricia Galloway, president and CEO of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc. and Vicki Escarra, global CEO, Opportunity International. The full-day summit will also include workshops, a panel discussion, networking, action planning, and a continental breakfast and lunch.

Advance registration is required for all spring events and no walk-ins will be accepted. To learn more, or to register today, visit Sponsorship opportunities also available:

About The Manhattanville School of Business:

The Manhattanville School of Business (MSB) helps prepare today’s professionals for tomorrow’s business. Students capitalize on the school’s industry-driven content, convenient formats, and extensive faculty and alumni network. Graduates and faculty are employed at top companies including Morgan Stanley, MasterCard, PepsiCo, the NFL, Verizon, and the New York Stock Exchange.

Located in the heart of Westchester County in Purchase, NY – and surrounded by Fortune 100 and 500 companies – MSB offers six Master’s degrees, including Business Leadership, Finance, Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness, International Management, Marketing Communication Management and Sport Business Management.

MSB also offers graduate-level advanced certificate programs in Business Leadership, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Marketing Communication Management; three accelerated Bachelor’s degree programs for adult learners and degree completers; dual degree options; a pre-professional post-baccalaureate degree program; the Education and Research Center for Managing Risk; a unique Nonprofit Management Certificate program that is delivered in five-module hybrid format; and the Women’s Leadership Institute, designed to meet the leadership and professional development needs of women in the workplace. Additionally, MSB’s Corporate Learning Services offers an array of industry-driven resources to assist organizations develop their employees and achieve their goals.

For more information about program offerings, visit or call 914-323-5150.

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